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Andrew Kramer
August 23, 2019 - 9:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With just two weeks to go until Hahnemann Hospital closes for good, Friday marked the final day for many workers. As their last shift came to an end, hundreds of workers walked over to Westy's on Callowhill Street for a "Last Hahnemann Hurrah" party that started in...
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July 29, 2019 - 2:08 pm
By Lydia DePillis, CNN Business (CNN) — For decades, Hahnemann University Hospital served as the main safety-net hospital for downtown Philadelphia's neediest residents. But last week, it released its last patient. Within a month, the hospital's 2,572 staff will all have been laid off, and the...
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Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
July 02, 2019 - 3:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Hahnemann University Hospital's owners are in bankruptcy court Tuesday afternoon as Philadelphia officials continue to press for an injunction and a special master to oversee the closing. The hospital's attorneys accuse the city of putting patients' lives at risk by...
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Mark Abrams/KYW Newsradio
June 28, 2019 - 9:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It’s been a winding road, and now the Pennsylvania Department of Health says they’ve had their first meeting with Hahnemann Hospital officials since ordering them to cease their closure plans. According to the DOH , Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine met with both...
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Pat Loeb
June 28, 2019 - 4:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The city of Philadelphia is seeking an injunction to prevent Hahnemann University Hospital from closing without notice. The city filed a motion to join Drexel University's lawsuit against Hahnemann's owners — American Academic Health Systems and its CEO, Joel Freedman...
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Paul Kurtz
June 28, 2019 - 3:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — While employees of Hahnemann University Hospital face an uncertain future, another major medical provider in Philadelphia is offering a lifeline. Karen Flaherty-Oxler, the new director of the Philadelphia VA Medical Center, said Hahnemann is a cornerstone for health...
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Steve Tawa
June 27, 2019 - 2:55 pm
For the latest, read " Hahnemann University Hospital employees march to CEO's home in protest ." ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Rachel Levine has ordered Hahnemann University Hospital and its owners to cease and desist plans to close the hospital, as of Thursday...
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Hadas Kuznits/KYW Newsradio
June 27, 2019 - 7:39 am
UPDATED: 3:15 p.m. Editor's note: This story has been updated to reflect that the state has ordered Hahnemann to cease and desist plans to close the hospital, as of Thursday afternoon. To read more, click here . ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Hundreds of nurses, union members and lawmakers...
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Holli Stephens/KYW Newsradio
June 26, 2019 - 8:24 am
See the latest on the Hahnemann University Hospital closure . UPDATED: 5:40 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — American Academic Health System (AAHS), the parent company of Hahnemann University Hospital, announced Wednesday morning that it will close the hospital — a Philadelphia institution...
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David Madden
June 24, 2019 - 4:00 am
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey legislators are poised to vote this week on a proposal that would give those in a hospital more information before they’re transferred to a facility out of the state for treatment. It’s called the Patient Protection Act, and Assemblyman Nicholas...
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