Schumer calls for probe of NY hospital; Philadelphia nurses rally for staffing levels;

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> Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) called on authorities to investigate an embattled Brooklyn hospital following reports of major problems with pediatric care, according to the New York Post. Article

> This weekend, Barrington, Illinois' Advocate Good Shepherd will unveil its $247 million redesign, the Northwest Herald reports. Article

> More than 80 Philadelphia nurses and their supporters rallied for improved staffing levels over the weekend, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer. Article

Health Finance News

> The controversy over the findings of a result study on the most profitable hospitals in the nation continues. Days after the parent company of Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center, a non-profit hospital in Wisconsin, disputed the Health Affairs study findings that it was the most profitable hospital in the nation, study authors responded to the criticism. Article

Health IT News

> While robots may soon play a large part in assisting with surgery, they cannot yet make the last-minute adjustments that may help save a patient's life, Monique A. Spillman, M.D., a clinical associate professor and attending gynecologic oncologist at Baylor University Medical Center, tells STAT. Article

And Finally… Moodels. Article

 

 

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