$22M Project Will Expand Mercy Hospital The new 120,000 square-foot building will feature the Virginia Piper Cancer Insitute, as well as specialty care, outpatient surgery services and obstetrics/women’s care. The four-story building will be across the street from Mercy, connected by a skyway.
GlaxoSmityKline Settles $3B Health Care Fraud Case GSK targeted the antidepressant Paxil to patients under age 18 when it was approved for adults only, and it pushed the drug Wellbutrin for uses it was not approved for, including weight loss and treatment of sexual dysfunction, according to an investigation led by the U.S. Justice Department.
NOTES ON NURSING
3500 Sutter Nurses Strike Today Registered nurses at seven Alameda and San Mateo county hospitals operated by the Sutter corporation will begin a one-day strike Tuesday morning, once again protesting a long list of concession demands that they say would undermine patient care protections as well as health and living standards for the RNs.
MNA Northland Flood Fund – We’ve made it easy to help our colleagues who have been impacted by the recent floods. Donate Here.
The ACA: How the Supreme Court Ruling Affects Nurses The Affordable Care Act has far-reaching implications, a number of which directly affect nurses, nursing education, and nursing care. Since March 2010 the ACA has given nurses and other health care professionals a historic opportunity to improve the health of millions of Americans.
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