Fourth Coney Island Hospital exec leaves after patient's controversial death; Mayo Clinic to cut ties with Georgia hospital;

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> A suicidal patient, upset he was refused pain narcotics, is charged with spitting on a nurse at Beaver Dam Community Hospital in Alaska and trapping another nurse's hand, bruising her hand and forearm, according to the Daily Citizen. Article

> Coney Island Hospital has lost another executive-its fourth--over the controversial death of an emergency room patient in February, the New York Post reports. Article

> Rochester, Minnesota-based Mayo Clinic plans to disaffiliate with a hospital it has run for several years in Waycross, Georgia, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Article

Health Finance News

> Hospitals employed a seasonally adjusted total of 5.03 million people during the month of February, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. That's 10,600 more jobs than January of this year, and 181,200 more jobs compared to February 2015. Article

> The nation's largest public hospital system is in dire financial shape and needs to restructure its finances, Bloomberg News reported. Article

And Finally... Can't trust anyone anymore. Article

 

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