NICU at Md. hospital closed after discovery of potentially fatal bacteria | Washington Post
The neonatal intensive care unit at Prince George's Hospital Center, Cheverly, Md., was temporarily shut down Tuesday after the discovery of potentially deadly bacteria in nasal swabs of three infant patients, hospital officials said.
Steel of WV still fighting hospital merger | (Huntington, W.Va.) Herald-Dispatch
Steel of West Virginia is continuing its challenge of Cabell Huntington Hospital's acquisition of St. Mary's Medical Center, filing an appeal of Cabell Huntington's cooperative agreement in Kanawha County Circuit Court.
Colorado Springs hospital didn't properly clean vaginal ultrasound probes | Denver Post
Workers at Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs failed for years to properly disinfect vaginal ultrasound probes and other pieces of medical and surgical equipment, according to a state Health Department investigation conducted earlier this year.
Texas clinic to pay fired nurse $440K in discrimination, bullying lawsuit | Dallas Morning News
An Addison, Texas, nurse who said she was bullied, harassed and then fired after reporting the incidents is to be paid $440,000 by a North Texas urology clinic and a doctor who previously worked there.
Insurers win chance to seek higher Obamacare premiums | The (Nashville) Tennessean
In an effort to prevent more insurers from abandoning the Obamacare exchange in Tennessee, the state's insurance regulator is allowing health insurers refile 2017 rate requests by Aug. 12 after Cigna and Humana said their previously requested premium hikes were too low.
Americans are still not worried about Zika, poll finds | Washington Post
Zika's first mosquito-borne transmission in the United States has not sparked alarm for the vast majority of Americans, who do not fear infection by the disease, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.
Health workers union urges more transparency in Care New England merger | (Fall River, Mass.) Herald-News
Concerned about a lack of information, possibility of cuts and an increase in costs, a major union is calling on mayors and community members to ensure a more transparent public process in the upcoming Southcoast Health-Care New England merger.
Former CFO sentenced in $11 million fraud | AL.com
Birmingham (Ala.) Health Care's former chief financial officer, who last year pleaded guilty to stealing $1.7 million from the federally funded center for the poor and homeless, was sentenced Tuesday to serve 17 years in prison.