Doctors at the VA hospital in Roseburg, OR point to shady administrative efforts to boost quality ratings, including discharging sick ED patients and steering the chronically ill to nearby hospice care to avoid in-hospital deaths.
Jones Memorial Hospital (NY) notifies patients of the continued IT systems downtime after a December 27 cyberattack.
The FCC seeks comments on a proposed rule that would increase and potentially reallocate funding for the Rural Health Care Program.
SSM Health (MO) notifies 29,000 patients of a November data breach involving inappropriate employee access. The call-center employee honed his activities in on a small group of patients with controlled substance prescriptions from a particular PCP in St. Louis.