Tag Archives: hospitals

Nonprofit hospitals spent less on charity care than for-profit, government facilities: Health Affairs

Dive Brief: New research quantifying how charitable hospitals in different ownership categories are shows that, in aggregate, nonprofit hospitals spent $ 2.30 of every $ 100 in total expenses on charity care, which was less than government ($ 4.10) and for-profit hospitals ($ 3.80). The Health Affairs study published Monday examines the financial data more… Read More »

Healthcare sector added 358K jobs, hospitals had first gains in 2 months

Dive Brief: The healthcare sector added 358,000 jobs throughout the last two weeks of May and the first two weeks of June, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics monthly jobs report. Similar to last month’s report, dentists and physician’s offices saw notable gains: 190,000 and 80,000 jobs added, respectively.​ Hospitals added about 7,000 jobs,… Read More »

MOLEKULE Unveils Air Pro Rx Medical Air Filter to Protect Hospitals During COVID Pandemic

April 28th, 2020 Medgadget Editors Public Health Molekule, a company based in San Francisco, is releasing its brand new Air Pro Rx air purifier. The system has been cleared by the FDA as a 510(k) Class II medical device. Designed to purify clinical environments, such as operating rooms, ICUs, and emergency departments larger than 600… Read More »

‘You’ve Been Served’: Wisconsin Hospitals Sued Patients Even During Pandemic

When her doorbell rang Sunday night, Blanche Jordan was just starting a new Game of Thrones puzzle on her living room floor. Jordan, 39, is a breast-cancer survivor who is taking social distancing seriously, so she put on a mask before opening the door. A woman handed Jordan a paper and said: “You’ve been served.” The… Read More »