South Carolina hospital shuts down due to flooding; Pennsylvania hospital seeks partner in order to stay open;

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> Williamsburg Regional Hospital in South Carolina will close down because 50 percent of the facility is unusable due to flood damage, Becker's Hospital Review reports. Article

> The SunSentinel reports that Johns Hopkins Medicine has received approval to perform organ transplants between HIV-positive donors and recipients. Article

> A struggling 103-year-old Pennsylvania's hospital's best shot at staying open may be a partnership with another provider, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Article

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> Hospitals are continuing to hire large numbers of new workers, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, while other healthcare professions continue to add jobs as well. Article

> Organizations that aim to boost patient collections should consider creating a consumer-friendly patient portal, according to the senior director of revenue cycle for Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. Article

And Finally... Pull up to the gator. Article

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