hospital http://klcc.org en PeaceHealth Works To Improve Surgical Safety http://klcc.org/post/peacehealth-works-improve-surgical-safety <p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 14:37:42 +0000 Tiffany Eckert 7319 at http://klcc.org PeaceHealth Works To Improve Surgical Safety Hospitals Aren't As Safe As You Might Think http://klcc.org/post/hospitals-arent-safe-you-might-think <p></p><p></p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 15:28:07 +0000 Tiffany Eckert 6953 at http://klcc.org Hospitals Aren't As Safe As You Might Think McKenzie Willamette Hospital Workers Want Fewer Layoffs, More Charity http://klcc.org/post/mckenzie-willamette-hospital-workers-want-fewer-layoffs-more-charity <p>Community before profit. That's the message caregivers from McKenzie-Willamette hospital's union want their management to adopt.</p><p>Since the hospital went for-profit in 2003, members of SEIU Local 89 say the Mckenzie-Willamette Medical Center makes more money than almost every hospital in Oregon. It also has one of the worst records for charity care. They'd like to re-balance that trend. Tuesday, union members read a message to the hospital's leadership:</p><p>(GROUP) "This holiday season, caregivers are being let go while those left are faced with having to do more with less."</p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 01:17:57 +0000 Karen Richards 4966 at http://klcc.org McKenzie Willamette Hospital Workers Want Fewer Layoffs, More Charity