Doctors, hospitals sue patients who post negative comments, reviews on social media

David Antoon’s 10-year crusade against the Cleveland Clinic and his urologist is unusual for its length and intensity. Others in medical community aggressively combat negative social media posts, casting a pall over one of the few ways prospective patients can get unvarnished opinions of doctors.

     

 

 


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33 children transported to hospitals after falling ill at summer camp in Lake Placid

  1. 33 children transported to hospitals after falling ill at summer camp in Lake Placid  ABC Action News
  2. Florida Lake Placid Summer Camp Latest: Dozens of Kids in Hospital After ‘Mass Casualty Incident’  Newsweek
  3. 33 Children Hospitalized After Mysteriously Falling Ill at Florida Summer Camp on Same Day  PEOPLE.com
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Better care of sickest patients can save hospitals money, says largest study of its kind

Palliative care — which better aligns medical treatments with patients’ goals and wishes, aggressively treats distressing symptoms, and improves care coordination, –is associated with shorter hospital stays and lower costs, and shows its greatest effect among the sickest patients, according to a new study.
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New strategies for hospitals during mass casualty incidents

Using the layout of a typical urban hospital, the authors investigated a hospital’s capacity and capability to handle mass casualty incidents of various sizes with various characteristics, and assessed the effectiveness of designed demand management and capacity-expansion strategies. Average performance improvements gained through capacity-expansion strategies were quantified and best response actions were identified.
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Amazon has shelved a plan to sell drugs to hospitals, and insiders say there are two reasons why

  1. Amazon has shelved a plan to sell drugs to hospitals, and insiders say there are two reasons why  CNBC
  2. Amazon warehouse workers skip bathroom breaks to keep their jobs, says report  The Verge
  3. Amazon’s Headquarters Has Over 6000 Dogs Enjoying the Perks of a Lavish Canine Office Culture  PEOPLE.com
  4. Opinion: Washington would be crazy to break up Amazon  MarketWatch
  5. Trump’s Attack on Amazon Actually Has Its Precedents  WIRED
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Facebook spoke with hospitals about matching health data to anonymized profiles

  1. Facebook spoke with hospitals about matching health data to anonymized profiles  The Verge
  2. Some Facebook Quitters Face Technical Obstacles  Wall Street Journal
  3. What’s It Like To Delete Facebook? 4 People Share How Their Lives Changed After Quitting The Social Network  Bustle
  4. We’re Making Our Terms and Data Policy Clearer, Without New Rights to Use Your Data on Facebook | Facebook …  Facebook Newsroom
  5. Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s hardest year, and what comes next  Vox
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University Hospitals fertility clinic failure affects more patients than thought

  1. University Hospitals fertility clinic failure affects more patients than thought  Today.com
  2. Couple sues University Hospitals after losing their “only chances” in fertility clinic failure  CBS News
  3. More than 4000 eggs and embryos lost in Cleveland fertility clinic tank failure  CNN
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