MedPage Today shares the story of Cleavon Gilman, MD, an emergency room physician working at a hospital in Yuma, Arizona. His tweet? “No more ICU beds in the state of Arizona,” referring to his concern about the lack of available ICU beds on Nov. 22 despite the Governor and the Department of Health saying that […]
From MedPage Today comes this story about Cliff Willmeng, a registered nurse, who was fired from United Hospital in St. Paul, MN, in May. Willmeng believes the hospital board is investigating his conduct due to his standing up for his own safety and that of other nurses when he pressed for hospital scrubs over using […]
Although the 2020 numbers will look much different, the 2019 Merritt Hawkins survey – representing 93 hospitals — shows significant increases over prior years in revenue driven for hospitals by a range of specialties, including internal medicine, cardiology, neurosurgery, and gastroenterology. How will the pandemic affect the financial outlook in 2020 and beyond, and where […]
The NCI sponsors and funds the consortium, a multidisciplinary cooperative research organization devoted to the study of correlative tumor biology and new therapies for children with primary central nervous system tumors. New members are chosen through a competitive process based on several characteristics, including clinical trial infrastructure and expertise in basic and translational science.
A surgeon and a hospital system executive stepped down from a Tennessee hospital last week after the executive — not a licensed physician — participated in a patient’s surgery on prompting from a surgeon on the case, according to statements issued by both the CEO and the hospital system. Greg Neal, MBA, was CEO of […]