Stories tagged: hospital
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 6:39 p.m.
Cops: Man asked stepdad to leave, then shot mom in hospital
A man charged with killing his 70-year-old mother in her room at a hospital intensive care unit had asked his stepfather to leave so they could be alone and then …
Tue., Aug. 29, 2017, 1:28 p.m.
Prosecutors expect to charge German nurse with more killings
German officials expect to bring new charges against a nurse already serving a life sentence for two murders after determining that he might have killed another 84 patients, if not …
Sun., Aug. 27, 2017, 6:43 p.m.
Woman who gives birth as hurricane neared names her baby Harvey
With more than a foot of rain falling outside and hurricane-force winds blowing on the hospital windows, Irma Rodriguez had all the problems that other residents of Corpus Christi, Texas, …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 12, 2017, 11:14 a.m.
35 children die in north Indian hospital in 3 days
Parents of at least 35 children who have died in a state-run hospital in northern India over the past three days have alleged that the fatalities were due to the …
Sun., July 16, 2017, 5 a.m.
New health district officer looks to expand conversation on wellness
Dr. Bob Lutz, the newly appointed health officer for the Spokane Regional Health District, says he is pushing to address the city’s deep-seated public health issues by ensuring the agency …
UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017, 4:05 p.m.
Jimmy Carter hospitalized for dehydration while building homes in Canada
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was treated at a hospital Wednesday after becoming dehydrated while helping to build houses in Canada for Habitat for Humanity.
UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 3:39 p.m.
Mother steals daughter’s placenta to conceal possible drug use
A woman is accused of stealing her daughter’s placenta and umbilical cord from a hospital in Idaho in an attempt to conceal any possible drug use that could result in …
Fri., July 7, 2017, 11:20 a.m.
U.K. hospital seeks court hearing on new Charlie Gard evidence
A London children’s hospital on Friday asked a British court to assess new evidence about the condition of Charlie Gard, a terminally ill baby at the center of a legal …
Wed., July 5, 2017, 5:06 a.m.
Vatican acknowledges past problems at ‘pope’s hospital’
The Vatican secretary of state acknowledged Tuesday that there were problems at “the pope’s hospital” for children in the past, but said the new administration is making a “serious effort …
UPDATED: Tue., July 4, 2017, 7:20 a.m.
Vatican hospital calls AP investigation into care a ‘hoax’
When doctors and nurses at the Vatican’s showcase children’s hospital complained in 2014 that corners were being cut and medical protocols ignored, the Vatican responded by ordering up a secret …
UPDATED: Mon., May 29, 2017, 7:22 p.m.
Drug thefts continue at VA hospitals despite new efforts
Federal authorities have launched dozens of new criminal investigations into possible opioid and other drug theft by employees at Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals, a sign the problem isn’t going …
Mon., May 22, 2017, 3:47 p.m.
Deputies who fatally shot inmate at Vancouver hospital identified
Authorities have identified the corrections deputies who shot and killed an inmate at a hospital in Vancouver, Washington.
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.