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Crozer Health’s parent company has a long history of siphoning millions from its hospitals. Pa. officials were warned, but their hands were tied

The Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General was warned during the process of Prospect Medical Holdings’ change in ownership that this deal could be catastrophic to Delco’s hospitals, but had little power to stop it.

By Kenny Cooper/WHYY

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Health care worker shortage, behavioral health resources top concerns for hospital execs in Pa.

Shortages of nurses, doctors and other qualified workers was a challenge before the coronavirus strained hospitals, however, the virus accelerated the need for action, as burned-out nurses fled intensive care units flooded with COVID-19 patients. 

By Brett Sholtis

Crozer Health quietly threatening to shut off paramedic services for municipalities — unless they pay up

Crozer Health, the four-hospital system in Delaware County, has been quietly reaching out to municipalities, threatening to shut off emergency medical services unless they pay up.

By Kenny Cooper/WHYY

Autonomous robots used at UPMC and other hospitals are found to have been vulnerable to hackers

Autonomous robots made by a Pittsburgh-based company and deployed in hospitals across the country have been vulnerable to a slew of remote attacks

By Kiley Koscinski/WESA

The University of Pennsylvania receives $125 million gift to start community nursing program, tuition-free

The University of Pennsylvania has received a $125 million donation to start a program to train nurse practitioners for free, the institution announced Monday.

By Laura Benshoff/WHYY
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