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Health Care Denied At 550 Hospitals Because of Catholic Doctrine
Health & Wellness  (tags: hospitals, religion, Catholic Church, health care, discrimination )

Freya
- 144 days ago - forbes.com
A disturbing new report from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and MergerWatch, "Health Care Denied," finds that 1 in 6 hospitals in the U.S. are operated in accordance with Catholic religious rules, known as the Ethical and Religious Directives.
When Surgeons Multitask: The Little-Known Practice of Concurrent Surgeries
Health & Wellness  (tags: hospitals, surgeons, doctors, surgery, patients )

Freya
- 303 days ago - truth-out.org
When you go to the hospital for an operation, did you know your surgeon might also be performing a procedure on another patient, in a different operating room, over the same scheduled time period?
Stop the Price-Gouging at the for-Profit Hospital Corporation of America
Health & Wellness  (tags: emergency rooms, hospitals, greed, profit, petitions )

Freya
- 332 days ago - change.org
HCA, an organization that gained notoriety for having to pay the biggest fraud settlement in US history, is at again. This time, they are participating in some of the worst price-gouging in the industry.
Tell the Candidates: Oppose the Privatization of Veterans' Health Care
Health & Wellness  (tags: veterans, health care, VA, Veterans Administration, privatization, doctors, hospitals, petitions )

Freya
- 496 days ago - action.votevets.org
Privatizing the system would severely underfund the department, leaving veterans out in the cold with many service-connected injuries. Often times, VA centers are equipped to deal with specialized care, amputations and traumatic brain injuries in a way...
Local Hospitals Accused of Discrimination, Making Patients Feel 'Completely Powerless' Read More: Http://Www.Wjla.Com/Articles/
Health & Wellness  (tags: hospitals, deaf, auxiliary aids, sign language, court records, environment, health, healthcare, humans, protection, safety, society )

Lone
- 552 days ago - wjla.com
Court records show that in the deaf and hard of hearing discrimination cases, patients werenâEUR(TM)t always given access to auxiliary aids and services, including sign language interpreters.
From the ER to the Courtroom: How Nonprofit Hospitals Are Seizing Patients' Wages
Health & Wellness  (tags: hospitals, bills, garnishing, poverty, lawsuits )

Freya
- 643 days ago - alternet.org
When patients receive care at Heartland and don't or can't pay, their bills often end up here at Northwest Financial Services. And if those patients don't meet Northwest's demands, their debts can make another, final stop: the Buchanan County Courthouse.
After Being Taken To Wrong Hospital While Unconscious, Woman Faces Bankruptcy From Medical Bills
Health & Wellness  (tags: hospitals, insurance, health care, medical bills, bankruptcy )

Freya
- 685 days ago - alternet.org
If she'd been taken to another hospital three blocks away, her insurance would have covered the costs.
Americans Are Working So Hard It's Actually Killing People
Health & Wellness  (tags: work, hospitals, workaholics, nurses, overwork )

Freya
- 696 days ago - truth-out.org
According to hospital policy, night nurses on her floor should care for no more than six and a half patients, but they typically have ten. When things go bad with one or two, the floor quickly tips into chaos.
Emergency Rooms Are No Place for the Elderly
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, hospitals, Emergency room, treatment, risks, illness, disease, medicine, prevention, protection, warning )

Dee
- 928 days ago - well.blogs.nytimes.com
The elderly man lived alone in an apartment complex not far from the hospital. A younger neighbor, who'd watched him hobble down the building's stairwell for nearly a week insisted on taking him to the emergency room.
Israel Hospital Clowns Team With Doctors In New Medical Treatments
Health & Wellness  (tags: Israel, Clowns, hospitals, helps with fertility )

Beth
- 1126 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Doctors in Israel are beginning to believe in the power of clowning around. Over the last few years, Israeli clowns have been popping into hospital operating rooms and intensive care units with balloons and kazoos in hand, teaming up with doctors to
The Five Worst Children's Hospital Food Environments
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, hospitals, diet, cafeteria, junk food, health risk, obesity, diabetes, heart disease )

Angelika
- 1329 days ago - pcrm.org
Children's hospitals are supposed to help fight disease But many also host fast-food restaurants and cafeterias that seem to go against the hospital's mission to keep kids healthy. Patient menus feature high-fat, meat-heavy items that put children at risk
Home Health Care Proves Resilient In Face Of Sandy Destruction
Health & Wellness  (tags: superstorm sandy, doctors, nurses, home health aides, hospitals )

Judy
- 1422 days ago - npr.org
One lasting image of Sandy will be very sick patients being evacuated from flooded hospitals. Less visible are thousands of patients who rely on visiting nurses and home health aides for care ranging from bathing and feeding to oxygen and ventilators.
Keep Hospitals McDonald's-Free ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: hospitals, McDonalds, junk food, prevention, family, diet )

Nancy
- 1624 days ago - act.stopcorporateabuse.org
Hospitals are no place for the world's leading junk food brand. Yet, 22 hospitals across the country have a McDonald's store inside.
Hospitals Are Treating the Elderly 'Like Slabs of Meat' Says Damning Report Into NHS Care
Health & Wellness  (tags: Hospitals, are, treating, the, elderly, 'like, slabs, of, meat', says, damning, report, into, NHS, care )

Agnes
- 1785 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Nurses have refused to give painkillers to dying patients Concerned relatives have stayed on wards round the clock with loved ones Hospitals are accused today of treating elderly patients like 'slabs of meat' in a damning report that lists a
Coming to Hospitals Near You: Self-Navigating Robots
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, humans, robots, hospitals, technology )

Michelle
- 2197 days ago - news.discovery.com
You've probably watched enough television shows about hospitals to know that they're busy places, where the right tools need to be in the right place at just the right time in order to help save lives. With hundreds of nurses, doctors and orderlies racing
 

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