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"Superbug" infection rates bring down Sacramento hospital safety ratings

Report cards are in for hospital safety, and most of Sacramento’s hospitals received a “C” grade in part due to complications after surgery and “superbug” staph infections......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 8th, 2018

The Ratings Game: Victoria’s Secret parent L Brands could bring back its swimsuit business, analysts say

Recent announcements from L Brands indicate that the company is prepared to take dramatic steps to turn around the business, analysts say......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 13th, 2018

Colorado hospitals drop in safety rankings, but remain in nation"s top 10: See the grades

Two Colorado hospitals got the lowest grade any hospital in the state has been given since fall 2015......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 12th, 2018

Brooklyn Hospital Center gets an A grade for safety

The Brooklyn Hospital Center received an A grade in the latest Leapfrog Group , marking a significant turnaround since spring 2016, when the nonprofit organization branded the facility with an... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 10th, 2018

These are Maryland"s safest hospitals

Eight Maryland hospitals, including two in Baltimore, earned the highest grade in a new national study on patient safety. The Leapfrog Group's Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grades report assigns letter grades to more than 2,600 U.S. hospitals based .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 8th, 2018

City considers development incentives to bring more child care to Sacramento

Projects like the Downtown Railyards, affordable housing on Stockton Boulevard and mixed-use developments planned near light-rail stations would be ideal locations for new child care facilities, according to City Councilman Eric Guerra......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 28th, 2018

Housing stocks get hit hard amid weak data and worries on Wall Street about rising interest rates

Housing stocks fall broadly after analysts at Credit Suisse lowered their ratings and price targets on several companies in the sector......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcOct 17th, 2018

Motor Mondays: C43 Coupe stands out among many choices in Mercedes GLC-Class

Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC43 Coupe Compact performance crossover Base price: $65,395 MPG: 18/24 Manufactured: Germany Insurance Institute for Highway Safety: Coupe not rated, standard crossover received good ratings across the board; iihs.org Web:.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 8th, 2018

Kaiser purchases 7-acre property near its South Sacramento campus

The site, at 6601 Bruceville Road, is across the street from Kaiser’s South Sacramento hospital and currently occupied by a 122,000-square-foot furniture warehouse named Furniture USA......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 12th, 2018

‘Re-branding death’ — A Philadelphia startup aims to shake up the funeral industry

As cremation rates in the country are on the rise, Cremstar aims to bring the process into the digital age......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 30th, 2018

Motor Mondays: Audi SQ5 tips the scale on performance, price

Audi SQ5 Compact luxury crossover Base price: $55,275 Mpg: 19/24 using premium fuel Manufactured: Mexico Insurance Institute for Highway Safety: Q5 received good ratings across the board; iihs.org Web site: www.audiusa.com Competitors: BMW X3.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 27th, 2018

Steady interest rates bring mortgage volume back to life

The gains may be thanks to less volatility in the mortgage market, after wide swings at the start of August......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcAug 27th, 2018

Here’s Why HPV Cancers Are Still Outpacing HPV Vaccination Rates

HPV vaccine rates aren't keeping pace with infection rates, according to new CDC report. Rates of cancers associated with the human papillomavirus virus (HPV) have risen in the past 15 years. And while the HPV va.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 23rd, 2018

Ascension seeking partners for "sustainable" health care campus at St. Joseph

Ascension Wisconsin, which on April 18 halted a controversial plan to relocate services from safety-net hospital St. Joseph in Milwaukee, is seeking strategic partners and community input to create a “sustainable” health care campus there. “We’r.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 10th, 2018

Adventist Health brings bankrupt Tulare hospital under wing

Roseville-based Adventist Health is stepping in to take over the bankrupt Tulare Regional Medical Center, which has been closed since last October. The Tulare location, about 200 miles south of Sacramento down Highway 99, joins 20 other Adventist H.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 2nd, 2018

In attorney general"s suit against Sutter, stakes are high for health care industry, Sacramento economy

Attorney General Xavier Becerra's antitrust suit against the Sacramento region's largest private employer seeks to bring down the cost of health care throughout Northern California......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2018

Mount St. Mary"s hospital workers to picket Tuesday

Citing short staffing and high turnover rates, healthcare workers at Mount St. Mary's Hospital in Lewiston will hold an informational picket Tuesday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. More than 400 workers at the site are represented by 1199SEIU, United H.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 10th, 2018

Where to Go for Double-Digit Yields

Collateralized loan obligations, or CLOs, are yielding in the midteens and offer a margin of safety for rising interest rates. These closed-end funds are pricey, but worth a look......»»

Category: topSource: barronsJul 7th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates fall to 3-month low as flight to safety rolls on

It'll cost you less to take out a mortgage, according to Freddie Mac’s weekly averages, even though most analysts had expected rates to rise enough to challenge the housing market this year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 5th, 2018

S&P upgrades Rogers Memorial

Rogers Memorial Hospital recently received an upgrade from debt-ratings agency Standard & Poor’s based in part on Rogers’ status as the market leader in Wisconsin for behavioral health services......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 4th, 2018

Locally owned swim school rides the expansion wave

Amid heightened awareness of water safety issues, many indoor swim schools are expanding to keep up with customer demand. The locally owned Steve Wallen Swim School is one of the latest Sacramento-area businesses to take the plunge......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 30th, 2018