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Nursing (INACTIVE)

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  • Hospital coalition aims to drop patient readmissions

    Hospital coalition aims to drop patient readmissions
    Local hospitals are ramping up efforts to drive down their readmission rates as an Oct. 1 deadline looms for them to achieve results or face state-imposed penalties. Of all the patients readmitted to the three local hospitals — Glendale Adventist,...
  • Nellie Cathryn Strand Sept. 24, 1913-Aug. 14, 2012

    Nellie Cathryn Strand Sept. 24, 1913-Aug. 14, 2012
    Nellie Cathryn Strand September 24, 1913 to August 14, 2012. Nellie Cathryn Strand was a wonderful mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who lived to be 98 years old (just one month shy of 99), outliving her husband Paul and two of her children,...
  • Medical nomads change lives

    Medical nomads change lives
    When Dr. Bruce Ascough pulls up to a Red Cross hospital in Mexico, there usually are dozens of people with deformities and other ailments lined up to see him and other doctors, hoping they can change their lives for the better and emerge from a life of...
  • Marion Elizabeth McKenzie Petit Dec. 13, 1919-July 13, 2012

    Marion Elizabeth McKenzie Petit July 13, 2012 Beloved wife and mother, Marion Elizabeth McKenzie Petit died at the age of 92 in La Canada, California. She was born to J. Wallace McKenzie and Wilhelmina Fitger McKenzie on December 13, 1919, in Great Falls,...
  • Lucille Ila Ingraham May 26, 1921 - February 19, 2013

    Lucille passed away from congestive heart failure. Born in Chicago Illinois, she was the second child of Pearl and Stanley Brokenshire. Lucille attended Miami-Jacobs Business College in Dayton Ohio. In 1947 she attended the School of Nursing at Los...
  • Glendale Unified teachers, others accept early retirement deal, but layoffs still possible

    Sixty-one Glendale Unified teachers have accepted the district’s early retirement plan, a figure that could prevent teacher layoffs later this year, officials said. District officials had hoped at least 75 teachers would take the offer, but just 61...
  • Beryl Bernice Fowlie February 13, 1929 - January 28, 2013

    Beryl Bernice Fowlie February 13, 1929 - January 28, 2013
    Beryl Fowlie passed away January 28, 2013 in Monterey, California surrounded by her family after a brief battle with cancer. She was 83 years old. Beryl Bernice French was born in Detroit, Michigan on February 13, 1929 to Herbert Fredrick French and...
  • Protestors say Glendale Memorial Hospital plans to lay off 41 employees

    Protestors say Glendale Memorial Hospital plans to lay off 41 employees
    More than 100 nurses and support staff picketed outside Glendale Memorial Hospital on Thursday to oppose planned layoffs that they argued would negatively impact patient care at the 334-bed facility. The planned layoffs were announced last week, but...
  • Family fights to stay together

    Family fights to stay together
    Boxes were piled up by the front door, almost to the ceiling. Each of them contained memories of their mother, including a large picture frame she had received for Christmas. In the frame, which read “Family,” Ashley and Brandon Holbrooks...
  • Ahead of federal healthcare overhaul, local hospitals look to primary care

    Ahead of federal healthcare overhaul, local hospitals look to primary care
    As the new year begins, local healthcare providers are preparing for a potential flood of patients who previously didn’t have access to insurance, but who will now be covered as the federal Affordable Care Act takes effect. More primary care...
  • SR. MARY ANN SHEARER, SP May 3, 1918 - December 28, 2012

    SR. MARY ANN SHEARER, SP May 3, 1918 - December 28, 2012
    Sr. Mary Shearer died on December 28, 2012 at St. Joseph Residence, Seattle, WA, at 94 years of age, after 69 years as a Sister of Providence. Vigil Service: January 6, 2013. Funeral Mass: January 7, 2013. Bonney-Watson Funeral Home, Seattle, WA, is in...
  • Caregiver accused of stealing over $150K from elderly client

    A 49-year-old caregiver is facing theft charges for allegedly defrauding her 90-year-old client of more than $150,000. The caregiver, Ma Marquez, is charged with one felony count of theft from an elder by a caretaker and grand theft of personal property...