Stories tagged: hospital
Thu., April 13, 2017, 3:37 p.m.
MRSA bacteria infected 10 infants at California hospital
Over the course of eight months, the lethal bacteria MRSA infected 10 already critically ill infants in the University of California, Irvine Medical Center’s neonatal intensive care unit – an …
Wed., March 22, 2017, 8:04 a.m.
Astoria man sues hospital for $9 million for negligence
An Astoria man has filed a $9 million medical malpractice lawsuit against a city hospital alleging a radiologist was negligent and missed signs of a stroke.
Tue., March 21, 2017, 10:45 a.m.
Jailed man who attempted suicide dies at hospital
Authorities say a man who was jailed in Hillsboro has died at a hospital after attempting to kill himself.
Mon., March 13, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
This Obamacare rule keeps you out of the hospital. Will it survive?
The Republican replacement for the Affordable Care Act removes the individual insurance mandate at the heart of Obamacare and phases out the Medicaid expansion that accounts for millions of the …
Mon., Jan. 30, 2017, 1:49 p.m.
George HW Bush released from Houston hospital, returns home
Former President George H.W. Bush was released Monday from Houston Methodist Hospital where he received treatment for pneumonia for more than two weeks. Bush, 92, was experiencing breathing difficulties when …
Fri., Jan. 20, 2017, 12:21 p.m.
Ailing George H.W. Bush, wife, showing improvement
Doctors removed former President George H.W. Bush’s breathing tube on Friday and he was breathing well on his own at a Houston hospital, his spokesman said. The tube was inserted …
Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 5 a.m.
Former hospital association CEO Rich Umbdenstock: ‘You can’t lay all of the problems on Obamacare’
As a Republican-controlled Congress and the Trump Administration start discussing plans to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, the former chief executive of the American Hospital Association has some advice to …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 18, 2017, 8:38 p.m.
Former President George H.W. Bush and wife hospitalized
Former President George H.W. Bush was admitted Wednesday to the intensive care unit of a Houston hospital with pneumonia, and his wife, Barbara, was hospitalized as a precaution after suffering …
Sat., Jan. 7, 2017, 5:40 p.m.
Charles Manson back at Central California prison after hospital stay
Cult leader Charles Manson is back in a Central California prison after a reported hospital stay for an unspecified medical problem.
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 7:51 a.m.
Yakima medical group will pay $4.5 million settlement in charity care case
Yakima Regional Medical and Cardiac Center and its parent company have agreed to a $4.5 million settlement in a class action lawsuit over the hospital’s charity care practices.
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 1:20 p.m.
Kanye West hospitalized in Los Angeles
Kanye West has been hospitalized in Los Angeles after abruptly canceling the last 21 dates of his national tour.
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 1:55 p.m.
Tacoma General nurses plan weeklong boycott of extra shifts
Nurses at Tacoma General Hospital are refusing to take extra shifts or voluntary overtime to protest hospital work practices.
Thu., Oct. 20, 2016, 4:21 p.m.
Kootenai Health teddy bear clinic gets kids comfortable with hospital
Kootenai Health Pediatric Services will hold a Teddy Bear Clinic on Saturday at the hospital in Coeur d’Alene. The goal is to help children have a better understanding of how …
Sun., Sept. 18, 2016, 6:55 p.m.
New data show Idaho has low hospital readmission rate
New federal data show that Idaho Medicare patients are among the least likely to return to the hospital after being treated for certain ailments.
Thu., Aug. 25, 2016, 10:35 a.m.
Olympia hospital hit with lawsuit for child rape allegations
An Olympia hospital is facing a lawsuit over allegations of negligence for allowing a nursing assistant to engage in an inappropriate relationship with a 15-year-old psychiatric patient.
Mon., Aug. 15, 2016, 11:31 a.m.
Airstrike hits aid group’s hospital in northern Yemen
An airstrike hit a hospital supported by Doctors Without Borders in northern Yemen on Monday, the international aid group said, killing and wounding an unknown number of people.
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016, 2:03 p.m.
OHSU surgeon dropped tool on patient’s spinal cord, lawsuit claims
A 59-year-old man has filed a $22 million lawsuit against Oregon Health & Science University and one of its surgeons, alleging he was left paralyzed when the doctor twice dropped …
Tue., June 7, 2016, 10:26 a.m.
7-year-old girl hit by SUV in Mead, airlifted to hospital
A 7-year-old girl crossing the street in a Mead neighborhood was struck by an SUV and airlifted to a hospital with serious injuries Tuesday morning.
Sat., May 21, 2016, 8:52 a.m.
$13 million settlement in botched water-birth lawsuit
The parents of a newborn boy deprived of oxygen during a bungled water birth attempt have settled a lawsuit against a Portland hospital for $13 million.
Wed., May 4, 2016, 4:29 p.m.
Pregnant woman dies at Haiti hospital amid strike by staff
A bleeding pregnant woman dropped dead at the gates of Haiti’s largest public hospital after failing to get help Wednesday amid a six-week-old strike by medical staff.
Fri., April 29, 2016, 12:43 p.m.
Pentagon modifies training and targeting after deadly U.S. attack on hospital
A top U.S. general says the gunship attack on a hospital in Afghanistan that killed 42 people occurred because of human errors, process errors and equipment failures and that none …
Wed., April 13, 2016, 3:42 p.m.
Toddler shot in hospital waiting room when mom’s gun fires
A 2-year-old girl was grazed by a bullet when her mother dropped her purse and a gun inside of it discharged while the two of them were in a hospital …
Fri., March 18, 2016, 1:30 p.m.
Lawyers say renovated jail no place for mentally ill
Lawyers representing mentally ill defendants waiting extended periods of time for competency services are asking a federal judge for a restraining order to stop the state of Washington from sending …
Mon., Feb. 29, 2016, 3:55 p.m.
From babies to boomers, CdA hospital grasps health trends with expansion
A major new addition to Coeur d’Alene’s hospital will open within weeks, catering to patient needs and expectations from births through procedures for an aging population. “We have the babies …
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 11:44 a.m.
$4.4 million donation goes toward Kootenai Health hospital addition
The lobby of Kootenai Health’s new east addition will be dedicated in honor of a philanthropist and former North Idaho resident who donated $4.4 million to the hospital’s foundation. Douglas …
Thu., Nov. 26, 2015, 1:58 p.m.
WSP identifies injured pedestrian
The Washington State Patrol has identified a man that was hit at Trent Avenue and Pines Road Tuesday evening.
Fri., Jan. 16, 2015, midnight
Muhammad Ali back in hospital for ’follow-up care’
Muhammad Ali was back in the hospital Thursday for follow-up care related to a severe urinary tract infection, his second stint in the hospital in the last four weeks. The …
Wed., May 28, 2014, midnight
Seattle hospital guards to carry Tasers
SEATTLE – Security guards for Swedish Medical Center in Seattle will start carrying Tasers next month. Hospital officials told the Seattle Times they expect the devices to help them in …
Wed., April 30, 2014, 3:39 p.m.
Arizona lawmakers call for ouster of former Spokane VA director
A trio of Arizona congressmen this week called for the head of the Phoenix Veterans Affairs Health Care Center to step down amid allegations of gross mismanagement and neglect at …
UPDATED: Wed., March 5, 2014, 2:39 p.m.
Stevens County students sent to hospital after bus crash
An early morning slide off sent eight students of the Mary Walker School District in Stevens County to the hospital, according to district administrators.