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Erie County, Pleasant Ridge Manor reach $2 million pension settlement

Posted on September 20, 2019 by Erie Times-News

The county has argued for several years that it should not be required to make payments. Erie County and the nursing home it operates will receive $2 million from the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation to resolve a federal lawsuit filed in April over a dispute that’s been ongoing for several years….

Health authority warns about silent killer sepsis

Posted on September 17, 2019 by Pottstown Mercury

EAST NORRITON — You may have heard of sepsis, but do you really know what it is? A lot of people don’t have any idea that sepsis is a silent killer that is often overlooked simply because of a lack of awareness, according to the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority, which has designated September as…

Hahnemann University Hospital owners file for bankruptcy protection

Posted on August 09, 2019 by Philadelphia Inquirer

The corporate owners of Hahnemann University Hospital filed for bankruptcy

protection just after midnight, an expected move that could help bring some

order to the wind down of the operations at the Center City facility that

lost money for many years serving the poor before a California investment…

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