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United Hospital, St. Paul MN

St. Paul’s W. 7th St. getting new ‘workforce’ apartment complex | Star Tribune | 9/16/2020

… completed in fall 2021, said officials of the two companies codeveloping the $40 million project. Ackerberg and Northland recently acquired the roughly half-acre parcel near W. 7th and Grand Avenue and close to United Hospital and Children’s Minnesota Hospital. The developers will soon demolish a building on the site that now houses Bonfe’s Mechanical Service, which is relocating across the street. In its place will rise the Alvera, a …

Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia PA

Some Urban Hospitals Face Closure Or Cutbacks As The Pandemic Adds To Fiscal Woes | 9/16/2020

… really criminal in my mind, because people will die as a result.” Mercy is following the same lethal path as did two other hospitals with largely lower-income patient bases that shuttered last year: Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia and Providence Hospital in Washington, D.C., which ended its inpatient services. Washington’s only public hospital, United Medical Center — in the city’s poorest ward — is slated to close in 2023 as well …

Hartford Hospital, Hartford CT

Leading through COVID: Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont | 9/16/2020

… a great relationship, to put it mildly. We got that solved, the hospitals came to the table, and they were great partners for us, and that was invaluable. The Stamford Hospital was almost overwhelmed. Hartford Hospital was able to come down with the nurses, the gowns and masks, and the ventilators, and the things they needed—and then vice versa a few months later. The guy I had leading the …

Great Plains Health, North Platte NE

Dr. W. Lee Warren performs 1st surgeries at Nebraska spine, brain center | Beckers Spine Review | 9/16/2020

North Platte, Neb.-based Great Plains Health opened its brain and spine center this summer and hired W. Lee Warren, MD, to lead its neurosurgery program, NBC affiliate KNOP reports. Three things to know: 1. Dr. Warren, who specializes in spine and cranial procedures, recently performed the first two brain surgeries at the center. 2. The cases were performed with the Aesculap 3D robotic surgical microscope, which is designed to …

Geisinger

Essential gene analysis in Acinetobacter baumannii by high-density transposon mutagenesis and CRISPR interference | 9/16/2020

New Results Essential gene analysis in Acinetobacter baumannii by high-density transposon mutagenesis and CRISPR interference Jinna Bai , Yunfei Dai , Andrew Farinha , Amy Y Tang , Sapna Syal , German Vargas-Cuebas , Defne Surujon , Ralph R Isberg , Tim van Opijnen , Edward Geisinger doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.09.15.299016 Preview PDF Abstract Acinetobacter baumannii is a poorly understood bacterium capable of life-threatening infections in hospitals. Few antibiotics remain effective against this highly resistant pathogen …

Maimonides Medical Center

Jorge E. Suarez-Cavelier, MD, FACS is recognized by Continental Who’s Who | PR Newswire | 9/16/2020

… An academic scholar, Dr. Suarez-Cavelier received his Medical Degree and completed his general surgical residency from Javeriana University in Bogota , Columbia . He relocated to the United States for a general surgical residency at Maimonides Medical Center in New York . In light of his academic success he was invited for a Fellowship in vascular and cardiac surgery at Caroline Medical Center, Charlotte, NC , and later invited for a Fellowship in …

Nuvance Health

Nuvance Health appoints new chief information officer | Norwalk | 9/16/2020

DANBURY, Connecticut, September 16, 2020 — Nuvance Health appointed Geoffry Hook chief information officer (CIO) of the seven-hospital health system. Hook will serve as the chief information systems strategist and overall information systems administrative and operations leader for Nuvance Health . As CIO of Nuvance Health , Hook will collaborate with the health system’s clinical and administrative leaders to drive digital and strategic goals. This includes alignment of approximately 330 IT team …

Reading Hospital, West Reading PA

Skook News Obituaries: September 15th, 2020 | 9/16/2020

Skook News Obituaries: September 15th, 2020 Skook News Obituaries: September 15th, 2020 Norman H. Bowers , 84, of Reading and formerly of Pottsville, passed away on Monday, September 14th, in Reading Hospital /Tower Health, West Reading.Born in Pottsville, on December 7, 1935, he was a son of the late John A. and Rebecca Jane (Long) Bowers, Sr..He was a 1953 graduate of Pottsville High School and proudly served his country …

Health Quest

HealtheConnections HIE Portal Replaces Physician Portal for Leading Care Organization in Hudson Valley & Connecticut | PR Newswire | 9/15/2020

… services and connectivity to 108 new care organizations and 700 physicians News provided by Sep 15, 2020, 07:47 ET Share this article SYRACUSE, N.Y. , Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – HealtheConnections has partnered with Nuvance, formerly Health Quest , a leader in healthcare in the Hudson Valley region of New York state and eastern Connecticut , to sunset their current physician portal and replace it with the health information exchange (HIE) portal through HealtheConnections …

Main Line Health

Main Line Health CMO dies at 64 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 9/15/2020

Andrew Norton, MD, senior vice president and CMO of Main Line Health , died Sept. 6 at the age of 64, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer . Dr. Norton died of complications from a rare autoimmune disease, the Inquirer reported. Dr. Norton became CMO of the Philadelphia-based health system in 2012 and remained in the role until late July, when he stopped working due to health issues. “He was down to …

Sacred Heart Hospital, Yankton SD

Dale Pechous | 9/15/2020

Dale Brian Pechous age 56 of Tabor, SD died Sunday, August 23, 2020 at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton after a courageous battle with cancer. Private family memorial services will be 1:30 p.m. Sunday, September 27. 2020 at the Opsahl-Kostel Memorial Chapel, Tabor, SD with Rev. Mark Lichter officiating. Burial will be in the Bon Homme Cemetery, rural Springfield, SD. Due to COVID-19 concerns, friends and family …

Lakeview Hospital, Stillwater MN

Georgia Nord | 9/15/2020

Georgia Nord, age 72 of Frederic, formerly of Hudson died September 11th at Lakeview Hospital in Stillwater. Georgia was born July 17, 1948 in River Falls, Wisconsin; the daughter of Eugene and Alice (Brunette) Nord. She was raised in Hudson where she graduated from high school in 1966. Georgia was a homemaker who loved cooking, dancing and spending time with her family. Her positive demeanor and smile was infectious to …

Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch NJ

Patrick S. Clay, Long Branch, passes | 9/15/2020

CONNECT WITH US! Patrick S. Clay, Long Branch, passes Patrick Stephen Clay, age 69 of Long Branch, passed away Thursday, September 3, 2020. Pat was born at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch NJ, and raised in Ocean Township NJ. Growing up, Pat participated in Boy Scouts of America. He always felt his involvement in the Boy Scouts laid his foundation for discipline, preparedness, honesty, and helped him to fine …

Palomar Health, Escondido CA

Palomar Health chief executive raise triggers outcry from nursing union | 9/15/2020

Diane Hansen gets $110,000 boost, bringing annual pay to $910,000 Print ESCONDIDO — Nurses are speaking out against a $110,000 base salary increase for Palomar Health ’s top administrator, calling the pay hike inappropriate at a time when the inland North County health care organization has had to lay off employees due to revenue reductions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The union, National Nurses United, said in a statement released Monday …

St. Joseph Hospital, Eureka CA

Emergency Medicine Medical Director - USA-CA-Eureka | 9/15/2020

… compensation with generous bonuses availableWhere You’ll WorkThe first health care facility established by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange in 1920, St. Joseph is a full-service, acute-care facility with two campuses: St. Joseph Hospital - Eureka and Redwood Memorial Hospital. As one of the area’s largest employers, St. Joseph Hospital offers state-of-the-art care, including cardiac services in The Heart Institute, an accredited Cancer Program, Women’s …

St. Joseph's Hospital, Tampa FL

St. Joseph’s Hospital of Tampa Opens $126 Million Expansion, Adds 90 Private Rooms and Pedestrian Bridge across Dr. MLK Jr. Blvd | Benzinga | 9/15/2020

TAMPA, Fla. , Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – After expediting the early opening of some patient rooms to serve an influx of COVID-19 patients in July, today St. Joseph’s Hospital opened the front door of its $126 million dollar expansion. In addition to a new main entry with covered drop off, the six-story tower includes 90 private patient rooms on its three top floors. The ground floor provides easy access …

UF Health Shands Hospital, Gainesville FL

Florida health care providers get reprieve from ‘devastating’ proposed rule | The Business Journals | 9/15/2020

… to a $631 million hit for hospitals that are members of his organization, which includes public, teaching and children’s hospitals. Those hospitals include Jackson Health System in Miami, Orlando Health, UF Health Jacksonville, and UF Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville. Additionally, Senior previously estimated that medical faculty teaching programs at the University of Florida and the University of Miami could have lost about $250 million under the proposed rule “We’re …

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Oakland CA

Hospitals, Nursing Homes Fail to Separate COVID Patients, Putting Others at Risk | Physicians Weekly | 9/15/2020

Hospitals, Nursing Homes Fail to Separate COVID Patients, Putting Others at Risk Sep 15, 2020 Nurses at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center were on edge as early as March when patients with COVID-19 began to show up in areas of the hospital that were not set aside to care for them. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had advised hospitals to isolate COVID patients to limit staff exposure …

Mountain View Hospital, Idaho Falls ID

Clinics offering flu shots without making people leave their cars | 9/15/2020

… Street, Idaho Falls Oct. 7 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Community Care Westside 765 S Utah Avenue, Idaho Falls Oct. 22 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information about the upcoming clinics, call Mountain View Hospital ’s Population Health team at (208) 542-7307 …

Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn IL

Valparaiso man, 76, dies from injuries after being hit by golf cart: police | Chicago Tribune | 9/14/2020

… Valparaiso man died afer suffering injuries suffered in a golf cart accident on Sept. 10, officials said. Harold Rozinski, 76, of the 100 block of Woodview Drive, died at 11:44 p.m. Sept. 10 at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Illinois, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office. The manner of death was an accident and the cause was multiple injuries due to a golf cart accident. Advertisement …

CoxHealth, Springfield MO

CoxHealth to host virtual career fair for 600 open jobs | 9/14/2020

Sep 14, 2020 / 09:59 AM CDT / Updated: Sep 14, 2020 / 09:59 AM CDT SPRINGFIELD, Mo.- CoxHealth will be hosting a virtual career fair Tuesday with hopes to fill 600 job openings. “Instead of gathering in person, CoxHealth senior recruiters will connect with interested applicants one-on-one during the health system’s first virtual career fair on Tuesday, Sept. 15.,” a press release states. The fair will run from 11 a.m …

Jacobi Medical Center, The Bronx NY

‘Why would someone do this to him?’: Man, 27, fatally shot outside Bronx housing project | NY Daily News | 9/14/2020

… police said. Ezequiel “Zeke” Rivera was struck in the chest in front of NYCHA’s Monroe Houses on Bruckner Blvd. near Rosedale Ave. in Soundview about 9:15 a.m., cops said. Advertisement Rivera was rushed to Jacobi Medical Center , where he died at 9:50 a.m., officials said. “He was a good person,” a friend who went to school with Rivera told the Daily News. “He liked sports and he stayed out of …

Community Memorial Hospital, Cloquet MN

How to help in the Northland | 9/14/2020

… for Cloquet Area Fire District: The department is taking mask donations to be distributed to people in the community who need them. Drop off donations at Station 1, 508 Cloquet Ave., Cloquet. PPE for Community Memorial Hospital and Sunnyside Health Care Center: The Cloquet facilities are asking for donations of latex-free gloves, disposable gowns, surgical and clinical masks, homemade masks, N95 respirators, face shields, Tyvek suits, powered air-purifying …

Mayo Clinic Health System, Red Wing MN

In fight against ‘twin-demic,’ Mayo Clinic Health System plans high-volume flu vaccine sites | 9/14/2020

… or smell associated with COVID-19. Written By: Michael Brun × Stock image by Gustavo Fring from Pexels RED WING — Amid concern over a “twin-demic” of influenza and COVID-19 this fall and winter, Mayo Clinic Health System is planning high-volume flu vaccine sites with the goal of immunizing as many area residents against the flu as possible before the end of November. The sites, including one planned for …

Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta GA

7 workers injured in 2 major collapses at Midtown parking garage in 2 days | 9/14/2020

… deck that partially collapsed Friday. The collapse on Friday injured six construction workers at a parking deck being constructed for the new Emory Hospital Midtown. On Saturday, a worker was injured and sent to Grady Memorial Hospital after another part of the deck fell. Workers were at the sight Saturday to clean up and try to shore up the building. OSHA was at the scene at the time of the …