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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:...

2011-05-19 13:00:00

HYANNIS, Mass., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Holding signs that read "Safe Staffing Now, Protect Our Patients, and Mandatory Overtime is Unhealthy for Nurses and Patients," registered nurses from Cape Cod and Falmouth Hospitals held an informational picket and rally outside the main entrance of Cape Hospital today to protest Cape Cod Health Care administration's refusal to provide adequate RN staffing, safe working conditions and the resources needed to ensure patients receive...

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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