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Hospitals within the same city sometimes charge tens of thousands of dollars more for the same treatment, according to figures the government released publicly for the first time Wednesday. The federal list sheds new light on the mystery of just how high a hospital bill might go — and whether it's cheaper for uninsured patients to get the care somewhere else.
Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev lay hospitalized in serious condition under heavy guard Saturday as people around the city breathed easier and investigators tried to piece together the who and why of the deadly plot.
A routine Thursday afternoon trip to Walmart turned out to be anything but that for two employees of Jamestown Regional Medical Center.
Some JRMC employees are used to helping with pregnant women about to go into labor, but typically not those employed in the information technology or support sales offices — much less when they’re not at the hospital.
A construction worker places a vent cover on a wall Wednesday at the former Jamestown Hospital building where crews are doing a major renovation for Lutheran Social Services. (John M. Steiner / The Sun)
Tuesday marked a big step for the Jamestown medical community as a groundbreaking ceremony took place for the new Jamestown Medical Building.
Jamestown Mayor Katie Andersen joined representatives from Jamestown Regional Medical Center, Essentia Health and The Davis Real Estate Group to dig their shovels into the soil where the 46,000-square-foot building will be constructed.
Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., spent some time at two of Jamestown’s newest buildings Monday.
Hoeven toured the new terminal at Jamestown Regional Airport and spent time at Jamestown Regional Medical Center.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A state-of-the-art $109 million health center is set to open in Eagle Butte, S.D., next month, providing members of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe with a major upgrade from the circa-1959 hospital the tribe has long outgrown.
By Dirk Lammers, The Associated Press
, October 23, 2011
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A state-of-the-art $109 million health center is set to open in Eagle Butte, S.D., next month, providing members of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe with a major upgrade from the circa-1959 hospital it has long outgrown.
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