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In this Wednesday, April 1, 2015 photo, remaining equipment and supplies are stacked for sale in a hallway at Sac-Osage Hospital in Osceola, Mo. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
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Rural hospitals struggle to stay open, adapt to changes

After 45 years of providing health care in rural Missouri, Sac-Osage Hospital is being sold piece by piece.

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(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
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Federal report: 17 percent drop in hospital patient harm

A federal review of hospital medical records and other data has found a 17 percent decline in infections, drug mistakes, bed sores and other preventable errors from 2010 to 2013, according to a report released Tuesday.

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The Model G hospital gown is shown in different colors at the the Henry Ford Innovation Institute in Detroit.  (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
The Model G hospital gown is shown in different colors at the the Henry Ford Innovation Institute in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
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Health system unveils hospital gown designed to cover rears

DETROIT (AP) -- A Detroit-based health system has unveiled a new hospital gown that aims to put the wraps on a big source of patients' grumbles - a lack of rear coverage.

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Hospitals in NJ, NY, Connecticut struggled during Sandy, feds say

When Superstorm Sandy slammed into the Northeast nearly two years ago, hospitals found themselves dealing with surges in patients, lost power supplies and employees who couldn't get to work -- problems that a new federal report finds they were not prepared to handle.

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Daniel Sambraus, Getty Images
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Hospitals are using too many antibiotics, study says

NEW YORK (AP) -- Doctors in many U.S. hospitals are unnecessarily prescribing multiple antibiotics for several days when just one would do the job, a new study released Wednesday suggests.

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Fairway ‘Shopping Night’ to benefit Saint Barnabas burn center

The  Burn Center at Saint Barnabas gets a boost next Wednesday night when the Fairway Market in Woodland Park hosts a special "Shopping Night" to benefit the Saint Barnabas Burn Foundation.

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Attorney Jonathan Schochor, above, says Johns Hopkins Hospital has agreed to a $190 million settlement with more than 8,000 patients of a gynecologist who secretly videotaped women's bodies in the examining room. (AP Photo/Juliet Linderman)
Attorney Jonathan Schochor, above, says Johns Hopkins Hospital has agreed to a $190 million settlement with more than 8,000 patients of a gynecologist who secretly videotaped women's bodies in the examining room. (AP Photo/Juliet Linderman)
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$190M settlement in secret videotaping of women

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Johns Hopkins Hospital has agreed to a $190 million settlement with more than 8,000 patients of a gynecologist who secretly photographed and videotaped women's bodies in the examining room with a pen-like camera he wore around his neck, lawyers said Monday.

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French moms may spend less time in maternity wards

PARIS (AP) -- France is considering reducing the time mothers spend in maternity wards as part of efforts to cut spending.

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NJ Hospitals Provide $2.6 Billion to Community

Beyond the healthcare services given to patients, New Jersey hospitals provided $2.58 billion in added benefits to their communities in 2012 according to a new report from the New Jersey Hospital Association.

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Early, Elective Births Drop in NJ [AUDIO]

New Jersey hospitals have been making great strides in reducing the number of early and elective deliveries inside their maternity wards.

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