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Protective equipment for nurses and doctors has been upgraded, but patients with symptoms and a suspect travel history won’t be admitted for treatment at CHA clinics.
A partnership between the Cambridge Housing Authority and The Possible Project will bring a key component of an innovation economy to Washington Elms.
The Cambridge Health Alliance is prepared to handle Ebola patients, and safely, with training, rules and specialists in place, a spokesman says. No one in Massachusetts has a confirmed case.
A new space is needed for an innovative CHA daytime program for frail, low-income seniors that operated for years in the Manning Apartments public housing development.
Seven Cambridge Health Alliance patients committed suicide, tried to kill themselves or seriously harmed themselves last year, the most at any state acute-care hospital.
Cambridge Health Alliance officials say they now know their estimate of 2014 budget losses were way too pessimistic, but some trustees were angry over good news.
Cambridge Health Alliance leaders warned of extraordinarily difficult times ahead as trustees adopted a budget leaving the health care system $19.8 million in the red.
Twenty-one Cambridge Hospital and health department nurses will retire next month, far fewer than the more than 100 who were eligible.