California's Health Crisis
- Study measures hospitals' economic impact. Kibbe, Cindy // New Hampshire Business Review;2/12/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p36
The article discusses the result of a study which shows that hospitals in New Hampshire have a 3.7 billion dollars employment impact on direct and indirect jobs.
- WSHA's about-face. Kertesz, Louise // Modern Healthcare;03/03/97, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p2
Reports on the Washington State Hospital Association's (WSHA) decision to retreat from an association-sponsored bill regulating the sale of not-for-profit hospitals to for-profit chains. Reason for the WSHA's decision; Support of the bill from state health officials and consumer representatives.
- Life, liberty, and the pursuit of treatment. Cole, Rob // Advocate;10/11/72, Issue 96, p5
Part IV. Focuses on the establishment of Atascadero State Hospital in California. Objective of the state hospital; Controversy over aversion therapy in the hospital; Reaction of the public on the use of suffocation drug in an effort to inhibit types of behavior in patients.
- Land of opportunity? Washburn, Laura Schreiber // BusinessWest;Aug97, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p21
Reports that the Northampton State Hospital property is offering development potentials for real estate developers. Background of the hospital; Problems for future use of hospital; Hospital owners' local and out-of-state concerns; Controversies of the RFP (request for proposals) committee's...
- Rep. Pedone, Sen. Chandler spearhead effort to save Worcester State Hospital. // Massachusetts Nurse;May2003, Vol. 74 Issue 4, p5
Reports on the efforts of Senator Harriet Chandler and Representative Vincent A. Pedone to prevent closure of Worcester State Hospital following the release of state budget by the U.S. House of Representatives. Introduction of an amendment to the House budget preventing the facility's closure...
- Pay or Stay. Goode, Stephen // Insight on the News;11/01/99, Vol. 15 Issue 40, p4
Reports on the detention of patients at Sina, a state-run hospital in Tehran, Iran, to make them pay their bills. Method of detention; Case of two patients who tried to escape.
- 10 years later, State Hospital closure still debated. PORTZLINE, LARRY // Central Penn Business Journal;10/16/2015, Vol. 31 Issue 43, p15
The article examines the debate on the negative and positive impact of the closure of Harrisburg State Hospital in January 2006, after operating mental health facilities since 1940s.
- Changing Public Opinion. Stevenson, Jaclyn C. // BusinessWest;4/3/2006, Vol. 22 Issue 24, p58
The article reports on how Western Massachusetts Hospital is trying to erase the stigma surrounding state-run hospitals. Over the years, the hospital has changed dramatically in order to meet the requirements of the community. It opened a wing for cancer treatment in 1937, and by 1960 it began...
- The family experience of deinstitutionalization: insights from the closing of Central State Hospital. Wright, Eric R.; Avirappattu, George; Wright, E R; Avirappattu, G; Lafuze, J E // Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research;Aug99, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p289
Since the early 1970s, policy makers and researchers have expressed concern about the potential negative consequences of deinstitutionalization on families. This article summarizes results of a survey of family and lay caregivers of patients discharged from Central State Hospital, which closed...