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Have Robot, Will Travel Hospital Halls

Original publication date: 
Monday, July 9, 2007 - 15:48

Next time you’re in a hospital, count the people pushing carts with medications, food and medical equipment. Then count the robots.

To Be Old, Frail And Evicted: Patients at Risk

As Nursing Homes Shift Focus To Short-Term Rehab Care, Families Must Look Elsewhere
Original publication date: 
Thursday, August 7, 2008 (All day)

Since Jasmine Nguyen collapsed nine years ago, apparently from a seizure, the 32-year-old has lived in a nursing home in Lodi, Calif., dependent on a ventilator to breathe and the facility's staff for her daily needs.

Spread of Records Stirs Patient Fears Of Privacy Erosion

Ms. Galvin's Insurer Studies Psychotherapist's Notes; A Dispute Over the Rules Complaint Tally Hits 23,896
Original publication date: 
Tuesday, December 26, 2006 (All day)

After her fiance died suddenly, Patricia Galvin left New York for San Francisco in 1996 and took a job as a tax lawyer for a large law firm. A few years later, she began confiding to a psychologist at Stanford Hospital &Clinics about her relationships with family, friends and co-workers.

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