Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital recently announced the finalization of a new health insurance provider agreement with Blue Shield of California. The terms of the agreement were put into effect on Oct. 20. As a result of the new agreement, Blue Shield of California will list Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital as an in-network provider for its patients. The agreement ends negotiations that have been ongoing since the end of August.
Move over, Rory McIlroy–Stanford researchers have identified some of the biomechanical factors that allow professional golfers to excel in comparison to amateurs.
Radiology professor Sanjiv Gambhir will be the new chair of the School of Medicine’s department of radiology.
Hewlett Packard (HP) announced yesterday that it plans to contribute $25 million over 10 years for the expansion of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital (LPCH) and for cutting-edge treatments and technologies there. The additional funding will also foster collaboration between researchers at HP Labs and LPCH.
The Committee for Recognition of Nursing Achievement (CRONA) voted in favor of a new contract with Stanford Hospital & Clinics (SHC) and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital (LPCH) on Thursday, marking the end of more than a year of haggling and possible strikes.
Contract negotiations between the nurses and administrators at Stanford Hospital & Clinics (SH&C) and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital (LPCH) took a turn for the worse last month when the nurses voted to authorize a strike. A federal mediator has since requested that both parties return to the bargaining table this Thursday.
Nearly 90 percent of unionized nurses who cast ballots yesterday voted in favor of strike authorization against Stanford Hospital and Clinics (SHC) and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital (LPCH). The Committee for Recognition of Nursing Achievement (CRONA) urged its member nurses to approve strike authorization in response to an ongoing contract dispute with the two hospitals.
A study conducted by the Stanford Center on Longevity shows that changes made to home environments result in weight loss for obese children.