Ohio

Press

Patient Need, Not CHS Greed

Community Health Systems faces up to $4.5 million in fines over alleged unfair labor practices toward nurses

One of the country’s largest for-profit hospital chains, Community Health Systems (CHS), and its affiliated hospital management arm Quorum Health Corporation, are facing projected fines of up to $4.5 million to settle more than 30 charges of unfair labor practices against registered nurses in West Virginia, Ohio, and California.

National Nurses Organizing Committee
October 26, 2017

News

Cleveland house lost to nature

How the Cleveland Clinic grows healthier while its neighbors stay sick

On the Cleveland Clinic’s sprawling campus one day last year, the hospital's brain trust sat in all-white rooms and under soaring ceilings, looking down on a park outside and planning the next expansion of the $8 billion health system.

Dan Diamond, Politico
July 17, 2017

Ohio

Blog

No Limits: In 49 States, Nurses Have No Cap on How Many Patients They’re Assigned

In an old episode of “I Love Lucy,” Lucy and Ethyl find jobs wrapping candy in a chocolate factory. As the candy comes down the conveyor belt, the joke is that there is a rate at which they can keep up—which is soon crossed.

Bonnie Castillo, NNU Director of Health & Safety
February 27, 2017