Category: Hospital

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College president faces criticism for how he communicated a professor’s death from COVID

Faculty are criticizing what they describe as the callous way Collin College’s president announced the passing of a faculty member who died from COVID-19 after being exposed while teaching.

The fact that a professor at the Texas community college had died from COVID was initially communicated in the 22nd paragraph of an email President H. Neil Matkin sent Friday to the campus with the subject line “College Update & Happy Thanksgiving!”

The email, which leads with an update on the college’s accreditation visit and an employee giving campaign, buries the news of a faculty death deep into the email after

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Philadelphia Hospital to Stay Closed After Owner Requests Nearly $1 Million a Month

“Yet the owner would not agree to our offer,” he said.

Instead, Mr. Freedman wanted the city to pay $400,000 a month in rent in addition to making improvements and paying for other expenses, Mr. Kenney said. “I’ll let others decide whether that’s reasonable or not,” Mr. Kenney said.

Mr. Singer said the city contacted Mr. Freedman around March 11 about leasing the property. “We responded immediately and said, ‘Yes, we would like to help in any manner,’” he said.

Mr. Freedman offered to sell the property below market price or lease it for $27 a bed a day. The

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Old Hospital on College Hill showcased on Travel Channel show | News

WILLIAMSON — A local building that has become a popular destination for paranormal tours in recent years received national attention this past week as it was featured on the season finale of the Travel Channel’s hit show “Destination Fear.”

The old building, which was formerly home to Williamson Memorial Hospital and later some independent doctor’s offices, was recently purchased by Tonya Webb and Sabrina Hatfield of Williamson with hopes of turning the building into a tourist destination.

“We are extremely excited about this new adventure and what it will mean not only to the City of Williamson but to the

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Ohio State University trustees approve new hospital, operating budget

The Ohio State University Board of Trustees today approved moving forward on the largest single facilities project ever undertaken at the institution – a new 1.9 million-square-foot inpatient hospital that will enhance leading-edge research, clinical training and world-class patient care.

The board approved professional services and construction contracts to build the Wexner Medical Center Inpatient Hospital. Scheduled to open in early 2026, the hospital has a total project cost of $1.79 billion (see related story). The project will be funded with auxiliary (health system) funds, university debt and fundraising.

In addition, the board approved a $700,000 increase in

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