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Attorney General Becerra Sues Sutter Health for Anti-competitive Practices that Increase Prices for California Families

SACRAMENTO, CA (STL.News) California Attorney General Xavier Becerra yesterday announced the filing of a lawsuit against Sutter Health, the largest hospital system in Northern California, for anti-competitive practices that result in higher healthcare costs for Northern Californians.  The action aims to stop Sutter Health from unlawful conduct under state antitrust laws and restore competition in … Continue reading Attorney General Becerra Sues Sutter Health for Anti-competitive Practices that Increase Prices for California Families

Michigan nursing home employee allegedly abusing a resident caught on camera

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(STL.News) A hidden camera captures a Michigan nursing home employee allegedly abusing a resident.

Warning, this video is disturbing.  Unfortunately, according to the National Council on Aging more than 5 million senior citizens are abused annually.  Additionally, these abusive situations creates a 300% higher risk of death.

The video has sparked a overwhelming amount of comments on YouTube as people are making statements making statements suggesting that the nurse should be charged and jailed.  Some comments are violent.

For example; A comment posted by a person that uses the name of “GentelmanXCreed” saying, “Someone find her and body slam her onto the curb”.

While we do not support people using violence to fight violence.  One has to hope that local Michigan prosecutors will investigate and prosecute using maximum penalties.  Families have entrusted their loved one to this facility.

According to the nursing home the employee has been fired and existing employees are receiving additional training.

SOURCE: video provided by abc NEWS on YouTube – published on STL.News by St. Louis Media, LLC

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Don’t bring bed bugs home this holiday season

JEFFERSON CITY, MO/December 18, 2017 (STL.News) – This holiday season, travelers should be on the lookout for bed bugs. Many people think of bed bugs as a problem of the past, but over the last several years they have made a comeback. Unlike many other insects, bed bugs are not a sign of a dirty … Continue reading Don’t bring bed bugs home this holiday season

Update: Public health response to Bourbon virus

JEFFERSON CITY, MO/December 13, 2017 (STL.News) – The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and local public health agencies recently completed a follow-up investigation of the Bourbon virus case identified during the summer of 2017. Results of blood testing among participants are protected health information and … Continue reading Update: Public health response to Bourbon virus

Auditor Galloway says Hospital Interchange TDD collected thousands, made no improvements

District failed to secure sufficient funding for project, audit approves dissolution JEFFERSON CITY, MO/December 12, 2017 (STL.News) – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway released a report today on the Hospital Interchange Transportation Development District (TDD) in Cass County. The report, which is required by law before a TDD can proceed with a dissolution, brought to … Continue reading Auditor Galloway says Hospital Interchange TDD collected thousands, made no improvements

Trump to issue stop-payment order on health care subsidies

WASHINGTON/October 13, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — In a brash move likely to roil insurance markets, President Donald Trump will “immediately” halt payments to insurers under the Obama-era health care law he has been trying to unravel for months. The Department of Health and Human Services made the announcement in a statement late Thursday. “We will discontinue … Continue reading Trump to issue stop-payment order on health care subsidies

80,000 MISSOURI CHILDREN AT RISK OF LOSING HEALTH COVERAGE UNLESS CONGRESS ACTS

More than 80 organizations join the Missouri Children’s Leadership Council in urging Congress to fund the Children’s Health Insurance Program October 4, 2017 (STL.News) – More than 80 organizations throughout Missouri are urging Congress to fund the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which expired on September 30th.  The program provides health insurance for approximately 80,000 … Continue reading 80,000 MISSOURI CHILDREN AT RISK OF LOSING HEALTH COVERAGE UNLESS CONGRESS ACTS