Latest Cape Cod Hospital Stories

2011-06-22 09:00:00

Pact Provides Nurses with Limits on the Use of Mandatory Overtime, Staffing Improvements, and a Process for Improving Conditions on the Psychiatric Unit to Improve Care and Protect Staff HYANNIS, Mass., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The registered nurses of Cape Cod and Falmouth Hospitals voted yesterday to ratify a new three-year contract that includes improvements in working conditions sought by the nurses to improve patient care at the facility. (Logo:...

2008-09-28 18:05:00

SENATOR Edward Kennedy, who has brain cancer, has returned home after hospital treatment. The 76 year-old was rushed into A&E after complaining of feeling ill near his Massachusetts holiday home, sparking fears for his health. A statement issued by the senator's office attributed the condition to a change in medication, and said he had been allowed to return home. An emergency telephone call from the Kennedy compound in Hyannis Port on Cape Codwas made at around 5pm on Friday, said...

2008-09-25 21:00:19

BUSINESS IN BRIEF Woman gets 61/2 years for tax fraud BOSTON - A North Dartmouth woman was sentenced to six-and-a-half years in prison after she was convicted on charges of paying more than $40 million in wages under the table through her temp agency to avoid taxes and workers' compensation insurance premiums. Aimee King McElroy was also ordered on Tuesday to pay $9.1 million in restitution as part of her sentence. King McElroy and her husband, Daniel McElroy, were convicted in...

2008-07-25 18:00:56

By K.C. Myers, Cape Cod Times, Hyannis, Mass. Jul. 25--Hospital doctors may be the next casualties of cost-cutting measures by the new administration of Cape Cod Healthcare, which owns the Cape's two hospitals. Rumors are swirling that Cape Cod Healthcare, which recently announced a $17.6 million revenue loss, is about to lay off so-called hospitalists, doctors who treat patients whose primary care physicians don't do rounds at the hospitals. Those treated by the hospitalists...

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