Items tagged with 'hospitals'

Legislature is back, concern for natural childbirth program, possible challenger for Tedisco or Farley, Luna found

The legislature is back in session today. Among the topics that may -- or may not -- come up: lifting the cap on the number of charter schools in the state, which would open the way for $700 million in federal education aid. [CapNews9] [TU]

The bankruptcy attorney for Sandy Horowitz says the Troy landlord intends to keep all his buildings in the city. Horowitz owes the city more than $600k in taxes on his properties, which include the Cannon Building. [TU]

The St. Peter's/Northeast Health/Seton Health merger has prompted questions about the future of Seton's natural childbirth program. [TU]

The Loudonville rabbi accused of inappropriately touching two boys has pleaded guilty to child endangerment. He admitted to a judge that he had inappropriate physical contact with the boys and told one of them to lie about the incident. As part of the plea deal, he could get 60 days in jail and three years of probation. [TU] [CapNews9] [WTEN]

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The future of hospital waiting rooms has arrived

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Maybe Cheescake Factory needs a monitor?

By Melissa Mansfield

You know how, when things get kind of busy at TGI Fridays or Cheesecake Factory, they give you those pagers and buzz you when your table is ready? Welcome to the future of hospital waiting rooms. It's arrived in Albany. And you know what? It's pretty cool.

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