Industry News - September 2016

Perjury probe sought over Colo. VA hospital

Lawmakers ask Justice Department to investigate whether VA executives lied to Congress


UK/ European training center puts healthcare professionals in the heart of the action

Facility designed to increase medical proficiency and physical and mental resilience in remote and hostile environments


A section of ceiling collapses at new children's hospital

No one was injured in the incident at Perth Children's Hospital


The rise of the ‘bedless hospital’

Treatments are getting less invasive and recovery times are shrinking


Pa. nursing home hit with complaints of cockroaches, filth

Susquehanna Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Columbia was out of compliance during eight inspections in a year


House panel investigating Long Island V.A. hospital

Operating rooms were closed after sand-size black particles fell from air ducts


FDA bans triclosan from antibacterial soap

Over-the-counter consumer antiseptic wash products with one or more of 19 specific active ingredients can no longer be marketed


Evidence of Zika found in tears

Study suggests contact with infected eyes may play a role in spreading the disease


‘Corporate bullying’ by utility may close Texas hospital

Luminant's attempts to reduce its property tax bill could affect Glen Rose Hospital


Orange County to get first emergency centers for psych patients

California healthcare facilities will treat people who suffer sudden psychiatric episodes


Union offers Mayo Clinic compromise in food-service workers dispute

SEIU Healthcare Minnesota calls proposal a win-win that could end the ongoing fight



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