Stories tagged: "hospitals"

Maternity hospital, Models. (Photo by: BSIP/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)
If Republicans Care So Much About Babies, Why Aren’t They Doing More to Address Maternity Care Deserts?

GOP lawmakers want to counter pushbacks to abortion bans with better maternal care, but they have yet to address the lack of obstetricians and hospitals with delivery units that exist in certain parts of Pennsylvania.

Signs mark the entrances and driveways to Butler Memorial Hospital, Friday, Dec. 4, 2020, in Butler, Pa. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
COVID Increased PA Hospitalization Deaths from Serious Medical Conditions by 25%, Doubled Costs

COVID-19 caused a significant increase in mortality rates and cost of care across Pennsylvania from October 2019 to September 2020, according to a recent report. The results only included the first wave of COVID hospitalizations and did not include the biggest wave of cases that started in late 2020.

United Health Services headquarters in King of Prussia, Pa. (Google Maps)
Cyberattack Causes Chaos at Major Pennsylvania-Based Hospital Chain

United Health Services, which operates more than 11 facilities in Pennsylvania and hundreds more across the US, suffered a system-wide computer outage that has affected patient care.

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Nurses Feel Conflicted About Their Jobs As Supply Shortages Put Their Lives At Risk

Hospitals and clinics across the United States have struggled to stay afloat amid a crippling shortage of personal protective equipment.