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Mayo Clinic closes hospital, clinics in southwest Minnesota

Dec. 5, 2019 4:32 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Mayo Clinic has announced that it is closing some of its facilities in southwest Minnesota, blaming a lack of patients and doctors, and reflecting the financial challenges faced by rural health care facilities statewide. A hospital, ER and clinics in the city of Springfield as well...

Jimmy Carter released from Georgia hospital

Dec. 4, 2019 4:21 PM EST

AMERICUS, Ga. (AP) — Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was released from a hospital Wednesday after being treated for a urinary tract infection. Carter, 95, was discharged from Phoebe Sumter Medical Center in Americus, Georgia, Carter Center spokeswoman Deanna Congileo said. “He said he looks...

Rhode Island hospital system ends year in the red

Dec. 4, 2019 11:56 AM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island’s largest hospital group will look to cut costs after finishing the 2019 fiscal year with a net loss of $35 million, the CEO said Wednesday. Lifespan President and CEO Timothy Babineau said those measures include an early retirement plan with the goal of...

Missouri couple says stillborn son’s remains are missing

Dec. 3, 2019 4:51 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri couple whose son was stillborn in November said the baby’s body disappeared from the hospital and no one has explained how or why it happened. Kyle and Brianna Dudley, of Springfield left the body at Cox South Hospital in Springfield after he was stillborn in early...

Hospital barred from admitting patients, treating them in ER

Dec. 3, 2019 11:54 AM EST

ELLWOOD CITY, Pa. (AP) — State health authorities have barred a western Pennsylvania hospital from admitting any patients or treating anyone in the emergency room, citing alleged violations of unspecified health and safety regulations. The Department of Health said Ellwood City Medical Center can continue...

Jimmy Carter hospitalized for urinary tract infection

Dec. 2, 2019 6:04 PM EST

AMERICUS, Ga. (AP) — Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was admitted to a south Georgia hospital over the weekend for treatment of a urinary tract infection, a spokeswoman said Monday. Deanna Congileo, a spokeswoman for The Carter Center, said in a statement that the 95-year-old former president was...

NICU visitors restricted at Sanford Health in Bismarck

Dec. 2, 2019 10:27 AM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Sanford Health has implemented visitor restrictions in the neonatal intensive care unit at its Bismarck hospital because of influenza and respiratory illnesses. The health care provider says only immediate family members of a baby in the unit are allowed to visit. And, they must have...

Jimmy Carter out of hospital after treatment for brain bleed

Nov. 27, 2019 1:43 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has been released from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta after recovering from surgery to relieve pressure on his brain caused by bleeding from a fall. The Carters “look forward to enjoying Thanksgiving at home in Plains, where he will continue to...

Spokeswoman: Former US President Jimmy Carter discharged from Emory University Hospital after treatment for brain bleed

Nov. 27, 2019 10:36 AM EST
ATLANTA (AP) — Spokeswoman: Former US President Jimmy Carter discharged from Emory University Hospital after treatment for brain bleed.

Partners HealthCare announced name change

Nov. 27, 2019 10:20 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The largest hospital system in Massachusetts has announced a name change in connection with a five-year strategic plan. The chief executive of Partners HealthCare on Wednesday said the organization will change its name to Mass General Brigham. The name is a nod to Massachusetts General...