Kelly Gooch

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12/1/2020 Albany Medical Center nurses strike Becker's Hospital Review Albany Medical Center nurses strike Kelly Gooch - Print EmailNurses at Albany (N.Y.) Medical Center began striking Dec. 1 over working conditions at the facility, according to the union that represents them .The New York State Nurses Association, which represents about 2,000 nurses at the hospital, alleges improvements in staffing and infection control standards are needed at the medical center and that staffers have left due to working conditions. Union ...
12/1/2020 Cincinnati Children's will take adult patient overflow amid COVID-19 surge Becker's Hospital Review Cincinnati Children's will take adult patient overflow amid COVID-19 surge Kelly Gooch - Print EmailCincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center will accept adult patients when possible to help amid a surge of COVID-19, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer .In a statement provided to Becker's Dec. 1, the academic pediatric acute care hospital said some local adult hospitals are reaching capacity due to the surge, so it has agreed to ...
11/24/2020 MultiCare Indigo healthcare workers strike Becker's Hospital Review MultiCare Indigo healthcare workers strike Kelly Gooch - Print EmailHealthcare workers at 20 MultiCare Indigo urgent care clinics in Washington state began a two-day strike Nov. 23, Tacoma, Wash.-based MultiCare Health System confirmed to Becker's .The Union of American Physicians and Dentists said its members are striking for safe work conditions for employees and patients."MultiCare is placing patient safety at risk by demanding Indigo urgent care providers ...
11/23/2020 Ohio hospital nurses go on strike Becker's Hospital Review Ohio hospital nurses go on strike Kelly Gooch - Print EmailNurses at East Liverpool (Ohio) City Hospital are on strike until 6:59 a.m. Nov. 24 amid contract negotiations, according to the union that represents them.The Ohio Nurses Association, which represents about 125 nurses at East Liverpool City Hospital, said nurses began the three-day strike Nov. 21 over issues such as wages, staffing and retention.As of Nov. 23 ...
11/21/2020 Albany Medical Center nurses set to strike Dec. 1 Becker's Hospital Review Albany Medical Center nurses set to strike Dec. 1 Kelly Gooch - Print EmailNurses at Albany (N.Y.) Medical Center plan to strike Dec. 1 for improvements in staffing and infection control standards, according to the union that represents them.The New York State Nurses Association, which represents about 2,000 nurses at the hospital, alleges understaffing and lack of personal protective equipment at Albany Medical Center. Union members also contend COVID ...
11/20/2020 Baptist Health seeks 250 call center workers Becker's Hospital Review Baptist Health seeks 250 call center workers Kelly Gooch - Print EmailBaptist Health is recruiting 250 patient access coordinators to work in its call centers, the Louisville, Ky.-based health system said Nov. 18.The coordinators will be based in Louisville and work in Baptist Health's call centers in Louisville and Lexington, Ky.Coordinators field calls from patients to their Baptist Health Medical Group providers, said Baptist Health. Duties include ...
11/19/2020 Montefiore New Rochelle nurses deliver strike notice Becker's Hospital Review Montefiore New Rochelle nurses deliver strike notice Kelly Gooch - Print EmailNurses at Montefiore New Rochelle (N.Y.) Hospital plan to strike for more pandemic resources and a contract that guarantees safe working conditions, according to the union that represents them .Members of the New York State Nurses Association delivered a 10-day notice to strike to hospital management Nov. 19. The notice does not guarantee a strike. The action could ...
11/17/2020 Children's Minnesota names interim chief nursing officer Becker's Hospital Review Children's Minnesota names interim chief nursing officer Kelly Gooch - Print EmailMinneapolis-based Children's Minnesota has tapped Anne Boisclair-Fahey, DNP, MSN, as interim chief nursing officer, the health system said Nov. 10.Dr. Boisclair-Fahey has served as director for advanced practice providers at Children's Minnesota since 2017. Before that, she held the same position at Atlanta-based Emory Healthcare. She also previously was director of advanced practice providers ...
11/16/2020 MultiCare Indigo healthcare workers schedule strike Becker's Hospital Review MultiCare Indigo healthcare workers schedule strike Kelly Gooch - Print EmailHealthcare workers at 20 MultiCare Indigo urgent care clinics in Washington state plan to strike Nov. 23-24 amid contract negotiations, according to the union that represents them.The Union of American Physicians and Dentists said its members are striking for safe work conditions for employees and patients."During the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare providers are working the front lines to ...
11/16/2020 Viewpoint: Biden's COVID-19 task force needs a nurse Becker's Hospital Review Viewpoint: Biden's COVID-19 task force needs a nurse Kelly Gooch - Print EmailPresident-elect Joe Biden unveiled a task force of 13 physicians, public health experts, academics and commissioners Nov. 9 to help guide COVID-19 response. In an opinion piece published by CNN Nov. 15, two nurse practitioners in the New York City area argue nurses can provide valuable expertise and should also be included in the group ...
11/16/2020 VA clinicians can practice across state lines, interim rule affirms Becker's Hospital Review VA clinicians can practice across state lines, interim rule affirms Kelly Gooch - Print EmailThe Department of Veterans Affairs has issued an interim final rule to confirm authority for VA healthcare clinicians to practice across state lines, regardless of if it conflicts with state requirements.VA officials published the interim final rule in the Federal Register Nov. 12. They said it gives the agency flexibility to mobilize and bring on ...
11/13/2020 CEO named for UVA Medical Center Becker's Hospital Review CEO named for UVA Medical Center Kelly Gooch - Print EmailUVA Health has tapped Wendy Horton as CEO of UVA Medical Center in Charlottesville, Va., the health system said Nov. 12.Ms. Horton has served as COO of the medical center since March. Effective Nov. 15, she will take the helm from K. Craig Kent, MD, who has served as interim CEO of the medical center, in addition to his ...
11/12/2020 Spectrum Health hospitals nearing capacity, CEO says Becker's Hospital Review Spectrum Health hospitals nearing capacity, CEO says Kelly Gooch - Print EmailGrand Rapids, Mich.-based Spectrum Health has 14 hospitals nearing capacity amid a surge of COVID-19 cases, CEO Tina Freese Decker said during a media briefing Nov. 11."We are facing some of the most daunting and demanding challenges since this pandemic began," she said at the briefing. "COVID-19 is surging across our state, and we are ...
11/12/2020 Tower Health shakes up hospital leadership: 6 things to know Becker's Hospital Review Tower Health shakes up hospital leadership: 6 things to know Kelly Gooch -West Reading, Pa.-based Tower Health is making leadership changes for its Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville, Pa., the health system said Nov. 10.Six things to know:1. Claire Mooney, DNP, RN, president and CEO of Tower Health's Jennersville Hospital in West Grove, Pa., will helm Brandywine Hospital.2. Dr. Mooney will replace former interim Brandywine Hospital CEO ...
11/11/2020 Auburn Medical Center COVID-19 outbreak tied to 1 patient death, 5 employee cases Becker's Hospital Review Auburn Medical Center COVID-19 outbreak tied to 1 patient death, 5 employee cases Kelly Gooch - Print EmailAuburn (Wash.) Medical Center, part of Tacoma, Wash.-based MultiCare Health System, is battling a COVID-19 outbreak that has been linked to at least five employee cases, one patient death and eight additional patient cases, MultiCare said Nov. 10.MultiCare officials identified the outbreak after a patient in the fourth floor ...
11/11/2020 U of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics boosts number of remote workers amid COVID-19 surge Becker's Hospital Review U of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics boosts number of remote workers amid COVID-19 surge Kelly Gooch - Print EmailUniversity of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in Iowa City is increasing the number of nonclinical front-line staff working from home to reduce the number of on-site hospital staff and to reduce risk of COVID-19 infection and boost environmental safety for employees working in patient care settings, the health system said ...
11/11/2020 Novant Health raises minimum wage for more than 2,000 workers Becker's Hospital Review Novant Health raises minimum wage for more than 2,000 workers Kelly Gooch -Novant Health is investing $4.3 million to raise its minimum wage from $12.50 per hour to $15 per hour, the Charlotte, N.C.-based health system said Nov. 11.The wage increase will affect more than 2,000 employees, effective in January."Novant Health is dedicated to caring for our communities, starting with our own team members," Carl Armato, president ...
11/11/2020 ACA legality case has first encounter with Supreme Court: 6 takeaways Becker's Hospital Review ACA legality case has first encounter with Supreme Court: 6 takeaways Kelly Gooch -The U.S. Supreme Court heard the first arguments Nov. 10 in a case questioning the legality of the ACA.Six things to know:1. In California v. Texas , a coalition of Republican-leaning states, led by Texas and backed by the Trump administration, argue the entire ACA is invalid because in December 2017, Congress eliminated the ACA's ...
11/10/2020 Chicago nurses placed on leave after delivering dead flowers to management Becker's Hospital Review Chicago nurses placed on leave after delivering dead flowers to management Kelly Gooch - Print EmailFive nurses at Chicago-based Cook County Health remained on paid administrative leave Nov. 10 after participating in what they called a Halloween-themed union march at the health system's John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital.The nurses and about 15 other National Nurses United members, went to nursing management offices on the fifth floor of ...
11/9/2020 ACA heads to Supreme Court Nov. 10: 5 things to know Becker's Hospital Review ACA heads to Supreme Court Nov. 10: 5 things to know Kelly Gooch -The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear a case questioning the legality of the ACA on Nov. 10.Five things to know:1. At the center of the case is whether the health law should be struck down. In a brief filed June 25 in Texas v. United States , the Trump administration argues the entire ACA ...