Industry News - July 2013
Officials at Long Beach Medical Center are engaged in an ongoing public feud with the state Health Department which wants to shut the hospital down permanently.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is considering using a star-rating system for hospitals on its Hospital Compare website to make it easier for patients to compare the quality of care at various facilities.
Twenty-three hospitals in central and southern Georgia have formed a strategic alliance to share resources and information to provide coordinated healthcare in the region.
Four U.S. hospitals are being recognized for their leadership and innovation in quality improvement and safety through the annual American Hospital Association-McKesson Quest for Quality Prize.
These 11 individuals are being recognized for their contributions and leadership in promoting healthcare environmental sustainability, raising awareness about the potential health consequences of climate change, and helping their communities prepare for climate related health impacts.