The NY Times: A Community Hospital Closes
One of the few remaining hospitals in Cleveland's most improverished neighborhoods will close. Meanwhile, Modern Healthcare reports on top hospitals' infection rates.
The New York Times: Taps For A Community Hospital
A railroad bridge separates Huron Hospital, one of the last remaining institutions in the impoverished neighborhood of East Cleveland, from the city's downtown and its two major hospitals (Abelson, 6/6).
In other hospital-related news -
Modern Healthcare: Many Top Facilities Rate High For Infections: Consumer Reports
Patients who seek treatment at a well-known, top-rated hospital are not necessarily less likely to acquire a deadly infection, according to analysis from Consumer Reports Health. Rates of central line-associated bloodstream infections, which account for nearly one-third of hospital infection deaths each year, were high at many large academic medical centers, despite their reputations as patient-safety leaders (McKinney, 6/7).