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Colorado hospital building boom leads to empty beds and higher profits

State's hospitals raised prices by 76 percent over a seven-year period


Healthcare facility certification can help career advancement

The Certified Health Care Physical Environment Worker program doesn’t require years of experience or in-depth expertise


Kaiser Permanente, union reaches tentative agreement

The negotiations were among the largest private-sector contract talks in the United States this year


Frozen embryos accidentally destroyed at Washington healthcare facility

The mistake was not known publicly until one of the couples filed a complaint for damages


Three Boston hospitals fined for letting TV shows film on site

Each organization is required to re-train its workforce


South Carolina hospitals will take financial hit after hurricane

Hospitals transferred nearly 400 patients out of evacuation zone


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



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