Ohio Transplant Victim Says Hospital ‘Wasted’ Brother’s Trashed Kidney

Article Written By:  Susan Donaldson James   Taken From:  ABC News An Ohio man who had his kidney surgically removed to save his sister’s life, only to see it accidentally thrown out by a nurse, said he lay “in a lot of pain” unable to help. His sister Sarah Fudacz t
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Snake-bite victim socked with $55K bill

Article Written by:  Claudine Zap   Taken From: Yahoo News A Maryland woman treated for a snake bite received another shocker: a $55,000 medical bill. Jules Weiss had stopped to take a photo at an overlook along the George Washington Parkway. On the way back to her car, she felt somet
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Mass. Nurses File Bill Requiring Staffing Ratios

Article Written By:  Emily Micucci  Taken From:  Worcester Business Journal The Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) has filed a bill in the Legislature that would set maximum patient limits for nurses and require hospitals to adjust patient assignments based on specific patient nee
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Growth of pain medication abuse requires diverse solutions

Article Written By:  Roberto Ceniceros  Taken From: Business Insurance Much more needs to be done about pain medication misuse and addiction. The problem’s ugly facts came into sharper view this month when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released findings showing
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One-stop shop for care

When Dr. Rich Zane arrived last year at the University of Colorado Hospital to become chair of its newly formed emergency medicine department, he found an emergency room built to handle 25,000 patients a year but was seeing 60,000. Patients faced long wait times, satisfaction plummete
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