• Cedars-Sinai launches 3-year ED expansion

    Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles has begun an emergency department expansion project that will add nearly 17,000 square feet to the space and increase the number of care spaces to 100. 
  • Denver hospital delays reopening amid boiler issue

    Denver-based AdventHealth Porter will remain closed through Nov. 9 due to a boiler system failure, The Denver Post reported.
  • Children's hospitals not banking on RSV drug to curb capacity strain

    Children's hospitals across the U.S. are bracing for capacity strain amid supply issues for a new antibody drug meant to prevent severe illness from respiratory syncytial virus in infants, the Children's Hospital Association told The Hill in an Oct. 31 report. 
  • Michigan hospital uses bottled water after debris found in water supply

    ProMedica Monroe (Mich.) Regional Hospital is using only bottled water and installed filters on some sinks and showers after officials found debris in the water, ABC affiliate WTVG reported Oct. 30.
  • Denver hospital temporarily closes after heat goes out

    Denver-based AdventHealth Porter temporarily suspended all services and closed its emergency department after the boiler went out, leaving the facility with no heat or hot water, Fox affiliate KDVR reported Oct. 30.
  • Fewer children being admitted to general hospitals

    Pediatric care has rapidly evolved over the last two decades, according to Michael Steiner, MD, lead author of a study published Oct. 30 in JAMA, and as a result inpatient care has largely been redistributed from general hospitals into children’s hospitals.
  • New York system delays surgeries at new hospital

    Utica, N.Y.-based Mohawk Valley Health System's new Wynn Hospital opened Oct. 29 but will delay surgeries for a week, the Daily Sentinel reported. 
  • Maine hospitals treat victims of mass shootings

    Hospitals and emergency responders in Maine are treating the victims of two mass shooting incidents that have left at least 18 dead and 13 injured in Lewiston on Oct. 25.
  • Prime hospital ends maternal care

    Centinela Hospital Medical Center in Inglewood, Calif., part of Ontario, Calif.-based Prime Healthcare, is ending maternal-child health services Oct. 25.
  • New York system delays birth center closure amid equity concerns

    St. Peter's Health Partners has delayed plans to shut down the maternity unit at Troy, N.Y.-based Samaritan Hospital to address community members' concerns about care access and transportation barriers, the the Times Union reported Oct. 23.
  • Physicians, public fight to save Christus hospital residency program

    Staff at Christus Spohn Hospital in Corpus Christi, Texas, are airing their concerns about plans to close the hospital's emergency medicine residency program, ABC affiliate KIII reported Oct. 19.
  • Banner Health hospital enters lockdown after nearby shooting

    A Banner Health hospital in Glendale, Ariz., locked down for a few hours the night of Oct. 19 after a nearby fatal shooting, according to local news outlets. 
  • New York hospital limits care after city runs out of water

    Samaritan Medical Center in Waterton, N.Y., is pausing some clinical services and rescheduling surgeries due to a major water main break, the hospital said Oct. 19.
  • Christus hospital to close residency program

    Christus Spohn Hospital in Corpus Christi, Texas, plans to close its emergency medicine residency program, which will end after its current residents graduate in 2026.
  • 1 year after Atlanta Medical Center's closure: Where things stand

    Oct. 14 marks one year since the last patients left Wellstar Health System's Atlanta Medical Center. No plans are in place to build a new healthcare facility in its place, leaving Grady Memorial Hospital and clinics in the region operating on stretched resources, The Atlanta Journal Constitution reported Oct. 16.
  • New York governor presses hospitals to restore psychiatric beds: 'We're done with excuses'

    New York Gov. Kathy Hochul plans to create more mental healthcare capacity as part of the state's $1 billion investment in mental healthcare. Her plan not only involves creating new access, but restoring it in hospitals.
  • New York capacity issues led to 1,700 patient transfers in 1 year

    More than 1,700 patients were transferred from New York hospitals during care capacity shortages in 2022, leaving many to receive care hundreds of miles from home, The Journal News reported Oct. 12.
  • 23 North Dakota hospitals unite to form clinical network

    Improved access to and quality of care are major drivers behind the formation of a new clinically integrated network involving 23 rural North Dakota hospitals.
  • Kentucky hospital locks down after report of armed suspect

    A hospital in London, Ky., went into lockdown the evening of Oct. 10 because of a report of an armed suspect, which was unfounded, according to The Lexington Herald-Leader, a local news outlet.
  • ER visit times grow: 12 figures to know

    National metrics assessing the timeliness of emergency department care have slipped since 2020, CMS data shows. 

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