• Hospitals see uptick of RSV, flu patients

    While seasonal cases of respiratory syncytial virus are not as high nationwide as they were during this same time in 2022, cases are still rising, and hospitals in Atlanta and Miami are reporting an increase in hospital admissions for it. Flu is also on the rise according to CDC data.
  • NYC hospital resumes operations after storm evacuation

    New York City-based NYC Health + Hospitals/Woodhull in Brooklyn welcomed back its first patients Oct. 7 after evacuating the campus following the city's historic rainstorm Sept. 29.
  • Fire spurs evacuation at Intermountain hospital

    Authorities responded to a fire that broke out early Oct. 7 on the women and children's floor at Intermountain Utah Valley Hospital in Provo. Staff evacuated patients from the area, and no one was injured, a spokesperson with the Salt Lake City-based system confirmed to Becker's Oct. 9. 
  • Massachusetts hospital evacuated, diverted patients amid power outage

    Brockton, Mass.-based Good Samaritan Medical Center suffered a power outage caused by a plumbing issue Oct. 7 that disrupted services at the hospital, according to a Brockton 25 News report.
  • 2 hospitalized after car crashes into Idaho clinic

    Two people were taken to the hospital after a driver crashed into the Caldwell (Idaho) VA Clinic, Idaho News reported Oct. 6.
  • Montana hospital ends labor and delivery care

    Plains, Mont.-based Clark Fork Valley Hospital will end its labor and delivery services effective Jan. 1, 2024, NBC Montana reported Oct. 6.
  • Bomb threat temporarily halts operations at North Carolina system

    CarolinaEast Health System, a two-hospital system based in New Bern, N.C., temporarily stopped operations Oct. 5 because of an emailed bomb threat. 
  • Why nearly half of Americans avoid emergency care: New ACEP findings

    A significant proportion of Americans indicate they would delay or avoid emergency care altogether due to concerns they would be held in hospital emergency departments for extended periods of time while waiting for an inpatient bed to open up, according to new survey findings.
  • Shuttered North Carolina hospital to close clinics

    Six clinics run by shuttered Martin General Hospital are set to close, NBC affiliate WITN reported Oct. 5.
  • What migrant healthcare looks like in New York's public health system

    Increasing numbers of migrants and asylum seekers to the U.S. has propelled cities nationwide to find the necessary resources to care for the influx of the incoming population. 
  • NYC hospitals are 'not strained' in the face of migrant care

    Following reports about the influx of thousands of migrants to New York City in the last year alone, the city's health and hospital system — which oversees 11 acute care facilities, five skilled nursing facilities, and 50 other care locations — asserts that "its hospitals are in no way strained" in their capacity to provide that care, a spokesperson told Becker's. 
  • The bottleneck that keeps beds tied up

    Massachusetts hospitals are struggling to discharge patients in a timely manner, leading to a bottleneck that costs hospitals, The Boston Globe reported Oct. 2.
  • NYC hospital evacuates amid flooding, transfers patients

    New York City-based NYC Health + Hospitals Woodhull campus in Brooklyn evacuated and transferred 116 patients Sept. 30 to allow the facility to shut down its power and assess flood-related damage. 
  • Hundreds of referrals received 6 months in to Cleveland Clinic's employer offering

    Questioning a serious diagnosis can be daunting for patients when they don't know where to turn. But just six months into Cleveland Clinic's Clinical Review employer offering, hundreds of patient referrals have already been received since the program debuted in March. 
  • Florida hospital pauses elective surgeries amid power outage

    Power outages spurred Baptist Medical Center South in Jacksonville, Fla., to delay some elective surgeries this week, WJXT reported Sept. 28
  • Wisconsin hospital to halt surgical services

    HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital in Chippewa Falls, Wis., will temporarily suspend surgical services Oct. 26, according to NBC affiliate WEAU.
  • OhioHealth to end maternity care at newly added hospital

    OhioHealth's hospital in Van Wert, Ohio, will stop inpatient maternity care, effective Sept. 30. 
  • IU Health hospital to end inpatient, emergency services

    IU Health Blackford Hospital in Hartford City, Ind., will no longer offer inpatient and emergency department services, effective Oct. 1.
  • Oregon State Hospital in immediate jeopardy

    Salem-based Oregon State Hospital has been cited by CMS with immediate jeopardy after inspectors found safety issues related to secure medical transport, The Lund Report reported Sept. 16.
  • Some PICU admissions halted at California hospital over safety concerns

    The California Department of Health Care Services has restricted a hospital from accepting new patients at its California Children's Service program until dozens of safety concerns are addressed, the Los Angeles Times reported Sept. 15.

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