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Baltimore Sun

New website will let Maryland consumers compare hospital rates for the first time
Baltimore Sun
A knee replacement at Medstar Harbor Hospital will cost a patient $37,225 on average, while the same procedure at University of Maryland Shore Medical System at Easton costs $22,687. Patients will pay $20,010 on average for a hysterectomy at Johns ...



Quartz

The “Black Monday” market crash 30 years ago today was so bad hospital admissions spiked
Quartz
In fact, the crash was so severe that it resulted in a spike in hospital admissions. Joseph Engelberg and Christopher A. Parsons from the University of California at San Diego published a paper last year in The Journal of Finance that looked to see if ...

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AZCentral.com

Maryvale hospital to close on Dec. 18, Abrazo announces
AZCentral.com
Abrazo Community Health Network will close its Maryvale hospital in December, citing a decline in demand for care at the West Phoenix facility. The Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare-owned hospital, located at 51st and Campbell avenues, will not admit any ...
Abrazo to close Maryvale hospital in DecemberABC15 Arizona

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Harvard Business Review

Why Hospitals Need Better Data Science
Harvard Business Review
Airlines are arguably more operationally complex, asset-intensive, and regulated than hospitals, yet the best performers are doing a better job by far than most hospitals at keeping costs low and make a decent profit while delivering what their ...



WPXI Pittsburgh

Highmark Health, AHN announce new hospital, facility investments
WPXI Pittsburgh
The investment, which will take place over the next four to five years, includes construction of a hospital with more than 160 beds in Pine Township, adjacent to the Wexford Health + Wellness Pavilion. Expansion and renovation is planned for Forbes, ...
New 160-bed hospital in Pine tops Highmark Health's big push to expand its systemPittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Knoxville News Sentinel

West Knoxville hospital announces $99M expansion — including renovations and new construction
Knoxville News Sentinel
The medical center, part of Covenant Health's hospital system, broke ground Wednesday afternoon on the project, which includes both adding on to the existing facility and new construction to give the hospital a "campus-like design," with more street ...

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The Week Magazine

Nonprofit gets seriously ill children out of the hospital and into the stands
The Week Magazine
While volunteering at a children's hospital, Blake Rockwell and the kids would talk about sports and watch games together, an experience that inspired Rockwell to start Special Spectators, a nonprofit that gets seriously ill children out of the ...



Dallas News

After 13-year-old reports rape, inspectors descend on Timberlawn psych hospital
Dallas News
Federal regulators have ordered safety inspectors into Timberlawn psychiatric hospital after The Dallas Morning News reported allegations that a 13-year-old girl was raped there. The inspection team arrived Friday, the day after The News reported that ...



STAT

Why doctor and hospital groups are fighting a measure to rein in drug costs
STAT
LEVELAND — In recent years, doctors nationwide have lamented ever-rising drug prices that are limiting patient access to crucial medicines and undermining hospital finances. But a ballot initiative in Ohio is flipping that script. Several prominent ...

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Hamilton Journal News

Fairfield crash sends 3 to hospital
Hamilton Journal News
Emergency crews were called to a multi-vehicle crash in Fairfield near the Freshman School Thursday morning. FILE PHOTO. FAIRFIELD. A crash near the Fairfield Freshman School this morning sent three people to the hospital. Fairfield police dispatchers ...

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