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As Sandy Hook's anniversary approaches, how do we stop the next shoot?  |  Hartford Hospital

As Sandy Hook’s anniversary approaches, how do we stop the next shoot? | Hartford Hospital

Connect with the Institut du Vivant Sandy Hook Anniversary As Sandy Hook’s birthday approaches on Dec. 14, Schwartz compiled his findings in a presentation titled “The Mind of the Mass School Shooter: ‘By the Power of My AR You Will Know Who I Am.’” Schwartz , who served on the Governor’s Sandy Hook Advisory Board …

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Colorado investigation into Grand Junction Hospital in Mind Springs ends, but some Medicaid payments still pending

Colorado investigation into Grand Junction Hospital in Mind Springs ends, but some Medicaid payments still pending

A state inspection of West Springs Hospital in Grand Junction this week found that resolved issues were raised earlier this fall, but some Medicaid payments are still pending. A copy of the December report did not detail the issues inspectors identified in October, but Mind Springs Health CEO John Sheehan said the biggest issues were …

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County bails out hospital after calling management 'dismal failure'

County bails out hospital after calling management ‘dismal failure’

St. Vincent Health said it would not have been able to make payroll Friday without outside funds. LEADVILLE, Colo. — The Lake County Board of Commissioners reluctantly approved bailing out the county’s only hospital with nearly half a million dollars of taxpayer money Thursday night. St. Vincent Health in Leadville told its nearly 100 employees …

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Oregon State Hospital faces challenges getting patients discharged earlier - Oregon Capital Chronicle

Oregon State Hospital faces challenges getting patients discharged earlier – Oregon Capital Chronicle

Oregon State Hospital – and the state’s broader mental health system – is failing and unable to stop the cycle of people repeatedly not getting help until they be arrested, state lawmakers heard Thursday. The challenges are countless: people often cannot access the care they need until they are arrested and sent to the public …

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Michigan Medicine, the University of Michigan health center, is buying the Sparrow Health System for an undisclosed price.

Michigan Medicine to acquire Sparrow Health in latest hospital system merger

Michigan Medicine at the University of Michigan will acquire Lansing-based Sparrow Health System, the UM Board of Regents announced Thursday, the latest merger in a state that has seen hospital system consolidation. No purchase price was disclosed, and Michigan Medicine and Sparrow officials said they would hold a news conference Friday in Lansing to discuss …

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Accused gas station killer heads to psychiatric hospital after judge and defense find incompetence

Accused gas station killer heads to psychiatric hospital after judge and defense find incompetence

Accused killer will not be released, says legal expert FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) Three families continue to suffer as legal action against Joseph Bossard continues for a third year. Bossard is accused of shooting dead two young men and seriously injuring a third in February 2021. Bossard had been in the Allen County Jail for …

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Accused gas station killer heads to psychiatric hospital after judge and defense find incompetence

Accused gas station killer heads to psychiatric hospital after judge and defense find incompetence

Accused killer will not be released, says legal expert FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) Three families continue to suffer as legal action against Joseph Bossard continues for a third year. Bossard is accused of shooting dead two young men and seriously injuring a third in February 2021. Bossard had been in the Allen County Jail for …

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A death in the family during the holidays invites questioning and reflection

A death in the family during the holidays invites questioning and reflection

It wasn’t the Thanksgiving holiday we were expecting. Two weeks prior, my 94-year-old stepfather, Melvin Zax, suffered a stroke after receiving dialysis and was rushed to a hospital near his residence in western New York. There he underwent a series of tests over the course of several days. With each test, Mel grew more agitated. …

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Healthcare competition review continues, but with changing approach

Healthcare competition review continues, but with changing approach

FTC Commissioner-designate Lina M. Khan testifies at a Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and … [+] Transport confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on April 21, 2021. (Photo by Graeme Jennings/POOL/AFP) (Photo by GRAEME JENNINGS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images) Pool/AFP via Getty Images The Federal Trade Commission filed a lawsuit to block several proposed …

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UT Southwestern opens new state psychiatric hospital

UT Southwestern opens new state psychiatric hospital

Health officials officially opened the new state psychiatric hospital in Dallas on Monday, kicking off the countdown to opening the desperately needed mental health care option in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center will operate the 296-bed public facility, called Texas Behavioral Health Center at UT Southwestern, as part of …

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