RURAL REFLECTIONS Bullit
Occasionally I write a column which consists of unrelated topics
which I call bullets, as in bullet points. If you read this week's
title aloud it sounds appropriate however it's spelling is ... Posted on 5/5/13 at 6:22 AM
REAL MONEY Nine Steps to Dealing With Medical Debt
A broken bone, mental health therapy, a long-term illness, a car accident, a premature baby. All of these situationsand so many more unexpected onescan land a family in medical debt. And you cant comp... Posted on 4/16/13 at 9:27 AM
HEALTHBEAT You'll like sharing your hospital room. Really.
American hospitals have spent millions of dollars scrapping old-fashioned patient wards and double rooms in favor of private hospital rooms for everyone.
But maybe this strategy is entirely wronghead... Posted on 3/18/13 at 9:34 AM
THE DULLUM FILE Miracle Maker Radiothon
My partners in crime (Molly, Stacie and Rob) and I will be taking part in the 2nd Annual Miracle Maker Radiothon next week. We'll be answering phones and taking pledges from 10 am until noon on Monda... Posted on 2/14/13 at 11:52 AM
he University of Minnesota has proposed that it take over Fairview Health Services, the system that operates the university’s teaching hospital, in a move that could pre-empt a merger between Fairview and Sanford Health.
From his office on the south side of Altru Hospital, Ken Vein can look at the parking lot that is the future site of a procedure center. That building is not scheduled to be finished until 2018, and it is only the first of four phases in a decade-plus plan to overhaul Altru Health System’s physical presence in Grand Forks.
Ready or not, Minnesota health-care providers will face a slew of newly insured patients within the next year and a half, state Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson said on Friday. The question of whether the state will be ready dominated a panel discussion Jesson led on the Duluth campus of the University of Minnesota Medical School.
Leaning into friendlier political terrain, a union for Minnesota nurses renewed its call Wednesday for state lawmakers to establish requirements that would dictate how hospitals staff their emergency rooms, childbirth wards and other units.
The spiritual leader of an Israeli ultra-orthodox political party was hospitalized after a suspected minor stroke in Jerusalem on Saturday, a development that could shake his party's fortunes and mute one of Israel's most influential voices.
Attracting and keeping experienced nurses in a hospital setting is a challenge — so challenging that Sanford Health in Fargo is offering sign-up bonuses of $15,000 for registered nurses with at least two years of experience who commit to stay at least three years.
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