Archive for the ‘Health Care’ Category

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (March 17-23, 2014)

Monday, March 24th, 2014


Partners to delay acquisition of South Shore Hospital.” By Robert Weisman. Boston Globe. March 20, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (March 10-16, 2014)

Monday, March 17th, 2014


Charity Seeks $47.5 Million for Building; New York Foundling Paid About $3 Million for Greenwich Village Site.” By Josh Barbanel. Wall Street Journal. March 14, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (February 24-March 2, 2014)

Monday, March 3rd, 2014


Patient Safety: Exploring Quality of Care in the U.S.; Citing ‘Distraction,’ Quality Forum CEO Resigns Board Seats; Dr. Christine Cassel said she is voluntarily stepping down from directorships at two health care companies that have an interest in the National Quality Forum’s work.” By Marshall Allen. ProPublica. Feb. 27, 2014.
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Health Quality Group Rethinks Drug Endorsement; The National Quality Forum says it is considering “substantive changes” to guidelines that recommend a surgical antiseptic at the center of a kickback scandal.” March 1, 2014.


Monday, February 17th, 2014


Talks on hospital merger break down.” By Robert Weisman. Boston Globe. February 15, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (February 3-9, 2014)

Monday, February 10th, 2014


Health care nonprofits emerge from downturn; Expanded services, innovative programs and new funding streams are allowing some health care nonprofits to emerge stronger than before.” By Nicholas Wells. Crains New York Business. February 3, 2014

Related Cos. Jumps Into Bidding for Brooklyn Hospital; Developer Gives High-Profile Boost to Sell Money Loser.” By Laura Kusisto. Wall Street Journal. February 4, 2014.

Health & Wellness: A Mother’s Last Gift to Her Children May Be a Legacy Video; Just So You Know, Thru My Eyes Are Nonprofits That Create Legacy Videos at No Cost to Patients.” By Jeanne Whalen. Wall Street Journal. February 4, 2014.

“Opinion: I Gave Away a Kidney. Would You Sell One? In 2012, 4,903 Americans died while hoping for a kidney. There are 77,000 people on the waiting list.” By Dimitri Linde. Wall Street Journal. February 6, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (January 20-26, 2014)

Monday, January 27th, 2014


Nonprofit Clinic Offers ‘Bridges of Health’ to Philadelphia’s Illegal Immigrants.” By Jon Hurdle. New York Times. January 20, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (January 13-19, 2014)

Monday, January 20th, 2014


Patient gives $30 million gift for cancer research; Dana-Farber gift aims to probe basic questions.” By Kay Lazar. Boston Globe. January 13, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (January 6-12, 2014)

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014


N.Y. Cancer Research Gets $90 Million; Total Donation Is One of the Largest Ever for Cancer Research from a Private Organization.” By Ron Winslow. Wall Street Journal. January 6, 2014.

Medical School Receives $90 Million Gift For Cancer Research.” By Melody Y. Guan. Harvard Crimson. January 7, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (December 23-29, 2013)

Monday, December 30th, 2013


Hospice firms draining billions from Medicare.” By Peter Whoriskey and Dan Keating. Washington Post. December 27, 2013.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (December 16-22, 2013)

Monday, December 23rd, 2013


Insurers Fight Hospitals’ Paying Premiums; Offers to Help Low-Income People Afford Coverage Could Undercut Economics of Law; Contradictory Guidance from HHS.” By Louise Radnofsky and Christopher Weaver. Wall Street Journal. December 16, 2013.

NY Real Estate Residential: Condos Sell Fast at St. Vincent’s Site; High-Priced Condominiums at the Greenwich Village Hospital Site Are Selling Quickly.” By Josh Barbanel. Wall Street Journal. December 16, 2013.

The Growth of Catholic Hospitals, By the Numbers.” By Nina Martin. December 19, 2013.