Hospital and clinic services

April 14, 2017 - 10:49 am
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina hospital system says the federal threat to remove Medicare and Medicaid services has ended. The Greenville Health System told local media the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has lifted its threat to terminate its $500 million contract with...
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April 13, 2017 - 5:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin on Thursday pledged a top-down review at the local VA medical center after an urgent watchdog report warned that patients were being put at risk due to bad inventory practices from potentially dirty syringes to medical supply shortages...
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April 03, 2017 - 1:27 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas won't be extending its health coverage to thousands of poor adults under former President Barack Obama's signature health care law after Democrats and moderate Republicans failed Monday to override conservative GOP Gov. Sam Brownback's veto of an expansion bill. The state...
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April 02, 2017 - 5:40 pm
NILES, Mich. (AP) — Five more children have been treated and released from the hospital after a carbon monoxide leak in a southern Michigan hotel pool area that killed a 13-year-old boy. South Bend memorial Hospital spokeswoman Heidi Prescott said Sunday that the five additional children had been...
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Specialists Glenn Carell, right, and James Denaro work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, March 27, 2017. Banks and industrial companies are leading stocks lower on Wall Street in early trading. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 27, 2017 - 2:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — After falling sharply in the morning, U.S. stock indexes clawed back and were down only modestly in afternoon trading. A run higher for hospital stocks helped to stem losses for banks and other financial stocks. The dollar also pared its losses against other currencies. KEEPING...
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March 24, 2017 - 10:44 am
WEAVERVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Construction has begun in Buncombe County on the ASPCA's $9 million dog rehabilitation facility, where abused and neglected dogs will get help with their behavior. A spokeswoman for the American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals tells the Asheville Citizen-Times...
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In this Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 photo, a microbiologist demonstrates using a loop to work with bacteria at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. A March 2017 proposal to replace the Obama health care law would cut out a pillar of funding for the CDC, the nation's lead public health agency, and experts say that would likely curtail programs across the country to prevent problems like lead poisoning and hospital infections. (AP Photo/Branden Camp)
March 09, 2017 - 4:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A proposal to replace the Obama health care law would cut out a pillar of funding for the nation's lead public health agency, and experts say that would likely curtail programs across the country to prevent problems like lead poisoning and hospital infections. The Republican bill...
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