Tag Archives: hospital

Baby born by C-section after parents involved in ‘scary’ car accident while heading to hospital

Teen survives after car lands on his head during near-fatal crash Medical Mysteries and Marvels: Juan Spence had been riding in his friend’s car when it crashed, and after being ejected from his seat, the car actually landed on his body, and then his head. Doctors put his chances of survival at just five percent.… Read More »

CMS to update hospital star ratings early next year despite blowback

UPDATE: August 19, 2019: The piece has been updated to reflect additional information from CMS and America’s Essential Hospitals. Dive Brief: CMS will update the oft-maligned hospital star ratings in early 2020 using the current methodology as they work on refining a new one, the agency said Monday. The star ratings have come under fire from… Read More »

Iatric Systems buys Children's Hospital of Philadelphia spinoff Haystack Informatics

Iatric Systems, which itself was acquired by Harris Healthcare this past summer, has announced that it is purchasing Haystack Informatics, whose behavioral analytics offerings aim to help providers ensure patient privacy and optimize operations. WHY IT MATTERSIatric’s wide suite of offerings – security, interoperability, EHR optimization, medical device integration and more – are mostly geared… Read More »

New York City woman sues hospital after reported confusion over end of life support

Shirell Powell is suing St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx over the case of mistaken identity, saying she and other relatives were put through more than a month of unnecessary grief. (Google) A New York City woman is suing a hospital after she claims she authorized doctors to stop life support for a man she… Read More »