Archive for category: Special Features

New York Assembly Passes Single Payer Healthcare

The plan would cover access to physicians and other healthcare providers, as well as inpatient and outpatient care, primary and preventative care, prescription drugs, behavioral health services, laboratory testing and rehabilitative care. Dental, vision and hearing care are also included. Residents who receive publicly funded coverage would not have network restrictions, deductibles or copays.

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Pennsylvania Nurses Catch Organizing Fever

Wages, health and pension benefits, staffing, and supplies are treated with unrelenting austerity, while hospital executives are showered with millions and even more is spent on mergers, acquisitions, and related marketing.

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Health: An Unsettling Investigation Involving Hospitals

CBS 3 uncovers something disturbing happening inside local hospitals. Health care workers being attacked. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has the investigation.

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Study: Keeping Experienced Nurses is Key To Better Hospitalizations

A new survey shows that patients have shorter hospital stays and better outcomes when cared for by nurses with experience and job longevity.

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Nurse to patient ratio over-working nurses, says union

A union representing some nurses in the province (Nova Scotia, Canada) is calling for a guaranteed nurse to patient ratio, saying over-worked nurses mean patients may not be getting adequate care.

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