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‘No One Should Die Alone’: Community Joins Together To Honor Army Veteran With Dignified Burial
CBS3: Dozens of strangers came together to honor a veteran who died with no record of any living relatives, with a dignified burial. The 94-year-old Army veteran received an honor escort after hospital staff and other local veterans made sure his service to our country was not forgotten.

Additional news media reports on MLH physicians and the health care industry, excerpted from MLH’s daily Morning News Report:

 

Regional Health News…

Jefferson Health teams with startup NeuroFlow on digital platform for mental health
FierceHealthcare: One in 9 women experience symptoms of postpartum depression nationally, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


Leade Behavior health center partnering with children’s hospital to treat the entire patient
KYW: A Philadelphia behavioral hospital has joined forces with a children’s hospital to treat the entire patient.

 

Geisinger and AtlantiCare open a medical school campus in Atlantic City
Philadelphia Business Journal: Physicians-in-training will receive clinical education at AtlantiCare’s inpatient and outpatient facilities.

Hahnemann Hospital’s closure driven by greed, local officials say
Becker’s Hospital Review: Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf and Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney are taking to task the leadership of Hahnemann University Hospital’s owner over the facility’s finances and planned closure, according to GlobeSt.com.

 

Healthcare Business News…

NewYork Presbyterian’s telehealth strategy: Closing the access gap for underserved populations & making the ER more efficient
Becker’s Hospital Review: Last month, NewYork-Presbyterian dedicated The Hauser Institute for Health Innovation in recognition of Rita E. Hauser and Gustave M. Hauser, who have given more than $50 million to support the health system’s telehealth services.

 

Quality and Safety News…

 

As Temperatures Climb, A New Push To Keep Workers Safe
Kaiser Health News: Last month, on a day that was sweltering even by Phoenix standards, Filiberto Lares knew he wasn’t well. An airline caterer, he said he had spent hours moving between the scalding tarmac and a truck with no air conditioning.

1 in 3 misdiagnoses results in serious injury or death: study
FierceHealthcare: 1 in 3 misdiagnoses results in serious injury or death: study

AMA, medical organizations tell SCOTUS that discrimination jeopardizes health of transgender individuals
FierceHealthcare: The American Medical Association (AMA) and more than a dozen other organizations have filed a friend-of-the-court brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to protect transgender individuals from employment discrimination.

 

Patient Care News…

Today’s seniors report fewer depression symptoms than their parents
Philadelphia Inquirer: At a time when more younger people are struggling with mental-health issues, older Americans say they have fewer depression symptoms than elders.

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