Long Island College Hospital postpones layoff plans; Mother goes to hospital to give birth, leaves a multiple amputee;

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> Although the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center announced plans on Monday to lay off 500 employees at Brooklyn, N.Y.-based Long Island College Hospital, it has now postponed its plans, according to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle. Article

> A new mother says she will literally never be able to hold her newborn baby after the Orlando, Fla. hospital where she gave birth performed a life-altering surgery that left her a multiple amputee, seemingly for no reason, Digital Journal reports. Article

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> By 2016, more than half of traffic to hospital websites will be on mobile devices. So, it may be a good time to make sure your hospital's site is optimized for mobile. Here's how.  Article

> With the deadline for switching to ICD-10 now just under a year away, Sutter Health has announced it will flip that switch next May 31. Article

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> Pennsylvania has now joined the majority of states with "I'm sorry" laws protecting physicians' benevolent gestures from being used against them in malpractice cases. The passing of SB-379, however, does not protect physicians who admit fault, MedCity News reported. Article

And finally... Unbearavable. Article

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