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Study offers first data-driven estimate of number of suicides in U.S. hospitals

Findings based on these data showed that approximately 49 to 65 hospital inpatient suicides occur each year in the United States, far fewer than the widely cited estimate of 1,500 per year.


Appeals court allows gay resident to sue senior facility over discrimination

Facility can be held liable for failing to protect resident from harassment, discrimination and violence


Hospital's defamation lawsuit against Leapfrog dismissed

Chicago-based Saint Anthony Hospital sued organization about lower grade


Research says healthcare facility management market to reach $416,929.2 million by 2026

There is also significant potential to provide integrated facility management (IFM) business models


Amazon may be opening primary care clinics at Seattle headquarters

The company is reportedly looking into hiring a small number of doctors to start a pilot clinic later this year


Training, efficiency and cost savings: Fostering the next generation of facilities professionals

Winning budget approval for technology is still a challenge when senior management teams in healthcare are often juggling multiple, and sometimes competing, priorities


Calif. hospital to close ER, transition to long-term care

To lawfully close the emergency room, a 30-day notice must be given


Hospital use wanes as healthcare moves to cheaper settings

The trend underscores a shift across the healthcare industry


Golfer, Florida university advocates for mobile pediatric hospitals

Partnership is working to raise awareness of the need for mobile pediatric hospitals after natural disasters


U.S. News changing methodology for Best Hospitals ranking

Analyses includes Medicare claims containing ICD-10 codes



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