Bluefield Regional Medical Center in Bluefield, West Virginia will close inpatient and ancillary services by July 30, 2020. Eighteen residents will be displaced and the ACGME has opened ADS to aid with resident transfers.
A US bankruptcy court approved a settlement today with Hahnemann University Hospital’s (HUH) owner to pay for the professional liability tail insurance for the more than 500 residents and fellows displaced by the hospital closure last year.
In Academic Medicine, ACGME leaders reflect on lessons learned from the closure of Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia, including the need for resident and fellow voices to be heard in matters related to GME processes and policies.
The medical malpractice insurance coverage for residents and fellows employed at Hahnemann University Hospital (HUH) between January 2018 and September 2019 has been extended to March 12, 2020 at 12:01 a.m.
The medical malpractice insurance coverage for residents and fellows employed at Hahnemann University Hospital (HUH) between January 2018 and September 2019 has been extended from January 10, 2020 to February 10, 2020.
This update includes information on the status of malpractice insurance for former Hahnemann residents and fellows, resources for these individuals, and the ACGME Institutional Requirements regarding professional liability insurance.
The DO writes about the closure of Ohio Valley Medical Center, and how the ACGME has invoked its Extraordinary Circumstances policy to facilitate the transfer of residents to other programs.
The ACGME invoked its Extraordinary Circumstances Policy (ACGME Policies and Procedures, Section 21.00) following the closure announcement for Ohio Valley Medical Center (OVMC), a participating site for ACGME-accredited residency programs.
On August 7, 2019, Ohio Valley Medical Center (OVMC) in Wheeling, West Virginia informed its employees it would close in 60 to 90 days. OVMC is a participating site for ACGME-accredited emergency medicine and internal medicine residency programs.
The second and final tier of Hahnemann University Hospital (HUH) programs will close Tuesday, August 6, 2019. More than 95 percent of residents and fellows have found new positions and most of those not yet placed have received offers.