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Calif. hospital to pay 3 former employees $1.7M in harassment suit


Community Hospital of Long Beach (Calif.) and the former manager of the hospital’s psychiatric unit have been ordered to pay $1.7 million to three ex-employees who alleged they were subjected to sexual harassment and discrimination, according to the… 125 more words

Wall Street Journal combs through nonprofit hospitals' board-business ties: 6 things to know


As some of the largest nonprofits in the U.S., hospitals face a major challenge — their board members or executives often have direct ties to organizations with which the hospital does business, 20 more words

Under-Diagnosed and Often Overlooked: Elder Abuse in South Africa

This article is the first part of a two-part series on elder abuse in South Africa. Click here to read Part 2.

This year marks the tenth anniversary of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD). 364 more words

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The Life-Changing Magic of Choosing the Right Hospital

There’s an exceedingly simple way to get better health care: Choose a better hospital. A recent study shows that many patients have already done so, driving up the market shares of higher-quality hospitals. 90 more words

Public Health Officials Struggle To Identify Sepsis Before It Becomes Deadly

Public Health Officials Struggle To Identify Sepsis Before It Becomes Deadly

After Rory Staunton fell at the gym and cut his arm in March of 2012, the 12-year-old became feverish and vomited during the night, complaining of a sharp pain in his leg. 296 more words