Safety - October 2018

Deer leaves a mess after jumping through N.C. healthcare facility window

A disoriented 8-point buck burst through the window of a Gastonia assisted living facility

10/29/2018


Leapfrog to rate hospital outpatient settings, ASCs

Leapfrog will collect data on ambulatory surgery centers with a voluntary survey

10/23/2018


Rural hospitals step up during hurricane

Two hospitals provided care within damaged facilities

10/19/2018


Hurricane forced Florida hospitals to shut down

Storm damaged roofs, buckled walls and shattered windows

10/18/2018


Florida healthcare facilities evacuated all of their 330 patients due to storm damage

Both hospitals kept their emergency rooms open

10/17/2018


When hurricane hit, most long-term care facilities hadn’t finished backup power plans

More than half of the 412 Florida assisted-living facilities and nursing homes have yet to implement their emergency power plans

10/16/2018


Florida health system defends handling of patients' rape allegations

A federal judge in Florida has ordered Fort Myers–based Lee Memorial Health System to surrender records related to allegations

10/5/2018


S.C. opens special shelter, evacuates hospital inpatient services ahead of flooding

ER services at evacuated Tidelands Georgetown Memorial continued

10/2/2018



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