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Posts Tagged ‘Sacred Heart Hospital’

Help to get health insurance for children

Help to get health insurance for children

I received this email from a Community Health Worker at Sacred Heart Hospital: Thank you for IN! Read the "Putting the ACA to Work" with great interest. I am a Community Health Worker working on a grant through Sacred Heart Children's Hospital to locate children without health insurance in [...]

Gang Forum

Gang Forum

Press Release: Sacred Heart Trauma Center, Escambia County Sheriff’s Office to Present Forum on Gangs in Our Community PENSACOLA, Fla. – The Sacred Heart Trauma Center and the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the Escambia County School District, will host a free [...]

Finally some consolidation…in health care

For years, people have said the Pensacola area had too many hospitals - Baptist, Gulf Breeze, Sacred Heart, Santa Rosa Medical Center. West Florida and Naval Hospital. As our population declined, it become harder to fill all of them. West Florida is the only for-profit hospital and has been losing [...]

Wall Street Journal tackles hospitals

WSJ focused on the huge profits reported by non-profit healthcare systems - Nonprofit Hospitals, Once For the Poor, Strike It Rich. Riding gains from investment portfolios and enjoying the pricing power that came from a decade of mergers, many nonprofit hospitals have seen earnings soar in [...]

Hospital scores are in

The HCAHPS are in for our hospitals and are available on the federal website:www.hospitalcompare.hhs.gov HCAHPS is the first national, standardized, publicly reported survey of patients' perspectives of hospital care. HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems; also [...]

Feds rate hospitals

Feds rate hospitals

The U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services has created a website that rates hospitals on their care of heart patients. It actually compares them with national and regional averages. Remember we did a story on quality ratings back in January: Focus on Healthcare Here is the HHS site: Compare [...]