Universal Health Services halts purchase of Knapp Medical Center; Parkland Memorial Hospital back under investigation;

> Less than half of patients with acute stroke symptoms did not receive a brain scan within recommended 25 minutes, according to a study published this month in the journal Stroke. The delays in diagnostic imaging can affect clinical outcomes, often leading to missed or delayed treatment. Article

> For-profit Universal Health Services has halted its purchase of Knapp Medical Center in Weslaco, Texas, because a covenant requires the hospital to stay nonprofit, according to the Brownsville Herald. Knapp Medical still is looking for potential buyers. Article

> To make sure it's considered more than just a building that provides medical care, Delaware's St. Francis Hospital changed its name to St. Francis Healthcare to signify its focus on people and the services it provides, reported The News Journal. Article

> Texas regulators have launched an investigation into new allegations against Parkland Memorial Hospital, which claim the Dallas hospital fired a social worker after she complained that her superiors asked her to violate safety rules, according to the Associated Press. Article

And Finally... Gorilla goes to hospital for jaw surgery. Article

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