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Good Samaritan Hospital Chief Medical Officer Resigning after Nursing Officer Exit

After 18 months on the job, Good Samaritan Hospital Chief Medical Officer Dr. Klaus Thaler will be stepping down from his position in October. The pending departure comes after the Investigative Unit also confirmed another executive – Associate Chief Nursing Officer Damian Gulbransen – recently left her position at Good Sam after 11 months.

Hospital administrators, including in Jacksonville, ask lawmakers for help amid staffing crisis

TALLAHASSEE — Hospital administrators on Monday gave House committees a glimpse into the challenges facing health care professionals, describing efforts to reimagine how care is delivered amid a nursing shortage and sizable financial hit from the COVID-19 pandemic.

HCA/Mission hit with anti-trust lawsuit, accused of exorbitant prices, declining quality

A class-action, anti-trust lawsuit filed in Buncombe County Aug. 10 charges HCA Healthcare with using a monopoly on the local health care industry to charge rates much higher than the state average while quality declines.

South Bay Hospitals Accused of Losing and Mishandling Patient Bodies

“What happened was so horrific.”

Three years later and Dana Venosta is still visibly shaken by how she says Good Samaritan Hospital staff handled her mother’s body when the 76-year-old woman passed away at the San Jose facility on February 4, 2018.

CMS threatens to terminate HCA hospital’s Medicare contract

Good Samaritan Hospital in San Jose, Calif., will lose its Medicare contract in October unless it corrects deficiencies outlined in a 65-page report, according to NBC Bay Area, citing the CMS report that is not yet publicly available.

Good Samaritan Hospital Leadership Blasted in Medicare Agency Report

In a scathing report leaked to NBC Bay Area’s Investigative Unit, federal health regulators blasted Good Samaritan Hospital management for failing to address “serious, systemic, and recurring issues” that put numerous patients in harm’s way.

HCA Houston Healthcare North Cypress at capacity with COVID uptick

The raging delta variant of the COVID-19 virus has left emergency rooms and hospitals across Harris County crowded with patients seeking help. HCA Houston Healthcare North Cypress is not on “drive-by” status — meaning a hospital has no more room for patients — just yet, an unenviable position no hospital wants to incur, but they are feeling the pressure.

HCA/Mission hit with anti-trust lawsuit, accused of exorbitant prices, declining quality

A class-action, anti-trust lawsuit filed in Buncombe County Aug. 10 charges HCA Healthcare with using a monopoly on the local health care industry to charge rates much higher than the state average while quality declines.

MountainView nurses say hospital’s maternity ward unsafe for patients

Labor and delivery nurses at MountainView Hospital spoke out Tuesday about what they described as unsafe conditions for pregnant patients and their unborn children due to inadequate numbers of nursing staff.