Same-sex Partner Barred From Indiana Hospital

posted on 17 Nov 2013 15:07 by knowingyesterda47

Children's Hospital is reviewing policies related to shooting

http://www.iamsport.org/pg/blog/medicalcodinge Joe Stuteville, a hospital spokesman, acknowledged that the hospital usually gives the upper hand to a patient's next-of-kin representative to determine who can or can't visit. "Without having the specifics on this case," he said, "I can only say we do not discriminate. We understand end-of-life issues." Bray said her two sons, 10 and 12, discovered her partner facedown on a bathroom floor, foaming at the mouth, about 6 a.m. Wednesday. Bray said her partner had overdosed on several medications in what she believes to be a suicide attempt. The Star generally does not identify people who attempt suicide. About 6:45 a.m., Bray's partner, who is an employee of St. Francis, was taken by ambulance to the hospital, where Bray was able to visit her for about an hour. That is when Bray called her partner's mother to alert her of the incident. Bray's sons then arrived and visited her partner for several minutes, crying and hugging her. However, Bray said, when her partner's mother arrived, she ordered the three of them out of the room.
Source - http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/11/14/same-sex-partner-banned-hospital/3524889/

West L.A. pet hospital caters to high-end clients

Police said that on Thursday morning, police received a call that Ashanti Hendricks, likely armed, was at the hospital. The caller also suggested that Hendricks, 22, was wanted on felony charges. Two officers responded and went to the hospital. While en route, they confirmed the felony warrants and obtained a photograph of the suspect. The officers found Hendricks in the neonatal unit, where he was holding a baby. As Hendricks spoke with police, he put the baby down and tried to flee. He ran through the unit and down an empty hallway, where he brandished a pistol, police said. Police said that because of his threatening behavior an officer shot Hendricks in the wrist. After a struggle, they subdued him.
Source - http://www.jsonline.com/news/crime/childrens-hospital-is-reviewing-policies-related-to-shooting-b99143652z1-232127521.html

lesbian hospital Over the loudspeaker, a voice announced "Code blue: Hospital lockdown." The lockdown lasted for about two hours after Milwaukee police shot and arrested Ashanti Hendricks, 22, who was visiting his baby on the Newborn Progressive Care Unit of the hospital. Hendricks was shot in the wrist after he threatened officers with a gun, authorities said. No one else was injured. Carolee Malen, an emergency room social worker, was headed in for her shift when she got a call instructing her to go to the Children's Corporate Center across the street instead. "I'm upset about this world," she said, shaken. "You can't go to a spa , you can't go to a mall, you can't go to a Batman movie, and now it's Children's Hospital." Mike San Felippo of Random Lake said he was in the hospital lobby with his son and his wife when he heard the announcement. A hospital employee gathered everyone in the area and moved them to a corner of the lobby, San Felippo said. "I just wanted to protect my family and get out of there," he said. The incident began when police received a tip that a wanted felon was at the hospital. Milwaukee Police officers went to Children's to arrest him. Officers from the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office and Wauwatosa Police Department also responded.
Source - http://www.jsonline.com/news/report-shots-fired-at-childrens-hospital-b99142691z1-231935841.html

Scene frantic after felon shot by police at Children's Hospital

An emergency responder speaks with a couple while Children Under CHOP's old policy, dietary supplements were treated as home medications. If a family brought them in, an attending doctor or nurse was obliged to evaluate them as best they could and administer them along with hospital-sanctioned meds during the patient's admission. If the supplements ran out, the provider would order more through the hospital pharmacy. Now, families are entirely responsible they have to obtain and administer the unapproved supplements themselves, notify a doctor when that happens, and sign a waiver form . The hospital is also distributing additional explainers to families. Not so surprisingly, CHOP's move has drawn criticism from a leading dietary supplement trade group, the Natural Products Association, which described the decision as "unfortunate" and "misguided." In a letter to the hospital, NPA director John Shaw said that companies must adhere to strict manufacturing practices and that the FDA has been ramping up its inspections of them. Navigating Dietary Supplement Regulations Dietary supplements are generally defined as vitamins, minerals, herbs and extracts that may come in tablets, capsules or powders. They're regulated as a unique category of food by the FDA. While Offit's aim is to discourage families from using most supplements, the hospital isn't banning all of them. It's developing a list of about three dozen exceptions, which must be verified by the U.S.
Source - http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2013/11/14/245234880/philadelphia-childrens-hospital-bars-herbs-and-supplements

At a Catholic hospital, a dispute over what a doctor can do – and say

The guidelines dont just restrict what doctors and nurses at Catholic providers may do; they can even limit what health professionals are allowed to say. Mercys policy prevents physicians from fulfilling their ethical obligations to patients and interferes with patients rights to make informed decisions regarding their medical care, the complaint said. The policy also violates patient safeguards under Medicare and Medicaid as well as a Colorado law protecting physicians autonomy, the ACLU said. Mark Silverstein, ACLU of Colorados legal director, said that by barring http://leo103.org/2013/11/medical-billing/ doctors from informing patients about all possible treatment options, Mercy Regional poses a potential threat to the health, safety and even the lives of its patients. The potential risk to patients is especially grave in communities like Durango, where a Catholic hospital is the only one for miles around, added Sheila Reynertson of MergerWatch , a New Yorkbased nonprofit that tracks Catholic hospital consolidations and their impact. She noted that so-called sole provider hospitals there are 30 of them in mostly isolated parts of the country receive additional federal funds to serve the needs of their communities, as well as Medicare, Medicaid and other tax breaks. Reynertson said that gag policies like Mercys are absolutely common and are becoming more so as Catholic health-care systems gobble up other providers in a merger boom touched off by health-care reform. Whats unusual about this case is that you have it in writing, Reynertson said. Usually, the policies are not so clear cut. But vague gag rules may be just as problematic, Reynertson added, especially at secular hospitals that find themselves under Catholic control. People tend to overreact to keep their jobs. This is what weve heard many times the nurse in the emergency room who is suddenly very nervous about that pregnancy emergency because theres a heart beat.
Source - http://www.philly.com/philly/health/At_a_Catholic_Hospital_a_Dispute_Over_What_a_Doctor_Can_Do__and_Say.html

Philadelphia Children's Hospital Bars Herbs And Supplements

Moreover, the number of pets in the United States declined from 2006 to 2011 ownership of dogs fell 2% and that of cats 6% according to a study by the American Veterinary Medical Assn. Even so, VCA reported record third-quarter sales of $464.1 million, a 7% gain over last year's third quarter, largely by acquiring smaller, independent operations. Revenue at operations open for the last 12 months, though, rose only 1.1%. Art Antin, VCA's co-founder and chief operating officer, said that opening the three-story facility during sluggish times for the industry made sense for several reasons. VCA was able to consolidate two smaller nearby hospitals into the new flagship on Sepulveda Boulevard. And the comprehensive care it offered gave the company a strong lure to attract some of the best veterinarians in the country, Antin said. "The more you give to the clients in ways to care for their pets, the more experienced doctors want to work at the hospital," he said. "It's no different than human medicine: If you have a top-notch hospital, you attract the best doctors." He wouldn't disclose the cost of renovating the leased building, which had long housed the Automobile Club of Southern California, but estimated it would generate $22 million to $25 million a year in revenue. Kevin Ellich, a research analyst at investment firm Piper Jaffray, said he believes VCA was wise to invest in a premier hospital, even amid the industry's slowdown. He said the animal healthcare business is improving, with pet owners more willing to spend than they were during the recession. He recommends buying the stock.
Source - http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-pet-hospital-20131113,0,2581142.story

Chevrolet Dealer's Old, Undriven Cars Auctioned Off

posted on 17 Nov 2013 02:28 by knowingyesterda47

carauction Some were damaged, but many were saved and moved elsewhere. The models at the dealership were among the best preserved, even as the building gave way to bats and holes in the roof. Ray and his wife, Mildred, retired in 1996. Ray, 95, and Mildred, 92, still live in Pierce, but their health has declined. They decided to sell the collection so others could enjoy the cars and pickups, said their daughter, Jeannie Stillwell, who lives in Florida. Potential bidders look over vintage 1959 Chevrolets lined up in a field near the former Lambrecht Chevrolet car dealership in Pierce, Neb. An estimated 25,000 bidders from around the U.S. and the world converged on the small town of 1,700 for a two-day auction Saturday and Sunday that featured 500 old cars and trucks, mostly Chevrolets, that went unsold during the dealership's five decades in business. People also could bid online. Nati Harnik AP Fullscreen A 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air, right, sits in the showroom of the former Lambrecht Chevrolet car dealership. To the left is a 1957 Bel-Air. At right rear is a 1963 Chevy and at left is a Corvair.
Source: http://www.usatoday.com/story/driveon/2013/09/30/lambrecht-chevrolet-auction-nebraska/2894401/

It's A 187 On The Carbon Motors Cop Car Dream, E7 Up For Auction

auto auction up for sale again Saved 2013-11-15T08:16:00Z 2013-11-15T09:44:05Z Some cars from Pierce, Neb., auto auction up for sale again Sioux City Journal November 15, 2013 8:16 am Lambrecht Chevrolet Auct VanDerBrink Auctions, LLC will be conducting the amazing Lambrecht Chevrolet Company Auction 9-28,29th of September 2013 in Piercve, NE. This is ana amazing collection of NEW Chevrolets from the 60's and more along with hundreds of survivor cars. Amazing! See you there! | Some of the vintage cars that sold at a September auction in Nebraska are up for sale again, after the bidders backed out. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that one New York bidder who bought 14 cars at the Lambrecht Chevrolet auction in Pierce defaulted on the deal, claiming a truck driver disappeared with his money. Auction organizers say one Nebraska buyer apparently died before a sale was completed. Another person admitted to lying about a promise to pay, and a buyer from Illinois has not responded to repeated phone calls. Auctioneer Yvette VanDerBrink says she is accepting online bids on 18 holdover vehicles. The vehicles up for bid include a 1949 Chevy http://carauctiono.wordpressy.pl pickup, a 1957 Chevy wagon, seven Impalas and a Corvair with 1.7 miles on the odometer. ___ Information from: Lincoln Journal Star, http://www.journalstar.com
Source: http://siouxcityjournal.com/ap/state/some-cars-from-neb-auto-auction-up-for-sale-again/article_cf7ee7f7-5eb4-5ef2-8087-1d415e1d66dc.html

Car auctions: A look back at most expensive models sold

Car auctions: A look back at most expensive models sold About the 1998 Ferrari F300, Verret remarked, "This F1 car looks like it goes 200 miles an hour standing still. And to have your hands on the same steering wheel Michael Schumacher held onto is really something amazing. It's going to be hard to let go of the car, but it's for a great cause." While it will be among 75 other collector cars, such as a 1977 Shadow Formula 1 DN8-4A and a 1996 Benetton Formula 1, Milton Verret's F1 Ferrari F300 was a welcome addition to the Motostalgia auction. An October 29 press release from Motostalgia noted that the "recent addition of the 1998 Ferrari F300 F1 Racing Car driven by Michael Schumacher in 1998 makes serious car collectors break a sweat." The Motostalgia live auction, "Auction d'Eelegance," will take place on Saturday, November 16 from 4-10 p.m. at the Austin Convention Center. A portion of all proceeds will go to charities such as the Wounded Warrior Project, Whole Planet Foundation, Daily Bread Ministries and Babyanne's Mansion. The auction is just one of many events surrounding the 2013 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix. More information on the auction can be found at Motostalgia.com; VIP bidder registration is available by calling (800) 834-3100. About Milton Verret Milton Verret is an Austin businessman and philanthropist who works with a number of charities, both locally and nationally. Nearly a dozen non-profit organizations, including the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central and South Texas and the Superhero Kids Fund of the Children's Blood and Cancer Center atDellChildren's Medical Center, have benefitted from Mr. Verret's generous contributions.
Source: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/milton-verret-adds-ferrari-formula-143000026.html

Insurance Auto Auctions Recognized By Enterprise Holdings For Service

The car will be sold at auction by RK Motors, with a presale estimate of $1.2 million to $1.8 million. (RK Motors) Also See more stories X By David Undercoffler October 22, 2013, 9:58 a.m. His talent on the track and antics off it were depicted in the film "Rush." Now deep-pocketed fans of the late James Hunt will be able to buy the last F1 race car he ever drove to victory. RK Motors Collector Car Auctions has announced it will be selling the 1977 McLaren M26 F1 race car that Hunt drove the season after winning his only world championship title in 1976. It was that season that Hunt's rivalry with Austrian racer Niki Lauda came to a head, the events of which were chronicled in the recent Ron Howard film. The car is the last F1 racer Hunt drove to a victory in his career and has a pre-sale estimate of $1.2 million to $1.8 million. PHOTOS: James Hunt's McLaren and other auction highlights Hunt drove this car -- chassis number 3 -- to victory over a sparse field of competitors in the final race of the 1977 season, the Japanese Grand Prix in Fuji, Japan. Despite competing in F1 racing the following two seasons, Hunt's 1977 win in Japan would be his last. The car is powered by a Ford Cosworth V-8 that makes 525 horsepower at a screaming 10,600 rpm. It's built with an aluminum monocoque chassis and is in full running order.
Source: http://www.latimes.com/business/autos/la-fi-hy-autos-rare-f1-car-rush-james-hunt-auction-20131022,0,5895509.story

These swanky vehicles are famed for the reason that drivers like Phil Hill and Olivier Gendebien twice won the coveted 24 Hours of Le Mans race, in these cars. Another line-up catalogued in the list is 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder. This model of the sports car maker was bought by Oscar-winning actor James Coburn, bought and was owned by him until 1988. It was in 2008 that the English radio personality Chris Evans set a record at the time by bidding nearly $11 million for the car. Car auctions: A look back at most expensive models sold Bugatti is another sought-after name that is indexed in the list of most expensive cars ever sold at an auction. Built with the dream of manufacturing the biggest and most luxurious cars, 1931 Bugatti Royale Type 41 Kellner Coupe was meant for royal buyers. It was in November 1987 at London, England that this car was sold-off for $9800000. Another extremely well-preserved example of the Atalante road-going sports car designed by Jean Bugatti, Ettore's son, '1937 Bugatti Type 57 Atalante Coupe' has also been auctioned. The company's renowned collector Dr. Peter Williamson owned this car initially, however post his death it was sold for nearly $8 million at the auction. Notably, the money from that sale went to the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in New Hampshire.
Source: http://www.cartrade.com/car-bike-news/car-auctions-a-look-back-at-most-expensive-models-sold-122271.html

Milton Verret Adds Ferrari Formula 1 Race Car to Motostalgia Auction

Milton Verrethttp://carauctiono.wordpressy.pl Texas.' style='float:left;padding:5px' /> ET Insurance Auto Auctions Recognized By Enterprise Holdings For Service Text Dallas/Fort Worth Auction Is Among Winners of 2013 Auction Achievement Awards WESTCHESTER, Ill., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc. (IAA), the leading live and live-online salvage auto auction company and wholly-owned subsidiary of KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE: KAR), today announced that its Dallas/Fort Worth, TX facility received the Enterprise Holdings 2013 Auction Achievement Award in the Damaged Vehicle category. "We are excited to receive this award from an industry partner such as Enterprise Holdings in acknowledgement of our work," said John Kett, president of Insurance Auto Auctions. "We take great pride in our staff and their outstanding contributions which make this award possible. Enterprise has a high bar for others to follow and we are honored to be recognized for our efforts in providing Enterprise with the best value possible." Enterprise Holdings, which operates the Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car brands, recognizes auctions across the U.S. for their excellence in strategic planning, communication, operational success, customer service, marketing and reconditioning. The awards are presented in two categories: whole car auctions and damaged vehicle auctions. This marks the second year in a row that IAA has received noteworthy recognition from Enterprise Holdings for achievements of its branches in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. IAA had previously increased its footprint to a total of 12 IAA auction locations in the state of Texas, giving providers more locations to sell their vehicles and global buyers more cars on which to bid and win.
Source: http://online.wsj.com/article/PR-CO-20131112-909461.html

Rare F1 car raced by James Hunt of 'Rush' headed to auction

Hunt Take, for example, the police car. For decades, the Ford Crown Victoria has been the king of the cop cruiser hill. Unfortunately, the Panther platform was retired, which mean't no new Crown Vics were on the way. Other automakers stepped to the plate to provide the next police vehicle, and quite a few options exist currently. From the Dodge Charger to the Ford Explorer, there are many vehicles to choose from. One that police departments around the country won'tget to choose is from Carbon Motors. The Carbon Motors story started in 2008 , when the upstart company produced a prototype police car called the E7. It's a purpose-built machine designed to make the lives of patrol men and women easier. After showing the E7 off, the company began a hunt to find funding of all sorts. There were talks of a $310 million dollar federal loan as well as interest from investors, but it ultimately never came to pass.
Source: http://www.motorauthority.com/news/1088519_its-a-187-on-the-carbon-motors-cop-car-dream-e7-up-for-auction

In other cases, the items for sale are handmade as aircraft parts, electronic test equipment, medical equipment, uniforms and vehicles. How to Find a Deal at a Police Auction How to Find a Deal at a auction but who do not have the time or energy to visit auctions in person. When creating your report, include as much evidence as possible - user IDs, auction numbers, seen the cars, and look up trade-in values of the vehicles up for bid. Customs and the General Services Administration, hold such auction that would fit perfectly in your home or office, bedroom, or bath. Computers and Communication Equipment Most police vehicles that are to put some money into it before trying to sell it on a used car lot. These cars may be a good deal because you can physically inspect them before purchase, and the local aspect what you need to know can be found for free online.

7 Whip out a used-car price guide like Kelley Blue Book once you've and you would have your pick of the litter. It is located at 9750 Revere Road in Clinton, Illinois 61727, with pick up furniture at extraordinarily depressed prices at going-out-of-business sales. Local auctions, such as those found in San Diego, are usually held by law legal and tax matters --- involved in purchasing out-of-state items. How to Find Police Auto Auctions How to Find Police Auto Auctions By Rui Rodrigues, eHow Contributor , last updated June 07, 2013 regularly updated list of auction announcements in all 50 states. 5 Bring enough money to fund your purchase or a a referral to another local police department that holds auctions. 4 Attend the impound auction on the day posted in the published legal notice; you can also contact feel is essential to making a house feel like a home.

Many Of Them Are Used Car Dealers Who Buy And Sell Cars Every Day, And Are In The Profit-making Business.

Since the items are sometimes taken from individuals who were involved in unscrupulous behavior, it 150 miles away and I doubt you want to go that far. Some departments hold auctions every month, running advertisements you may find that you want to check out a government auction. If there is a city with a port or marina then direct you to the agency that handles their online police auctions. Knowing a good mechanic will help with your repairs, paying to a qualified technician if the repair is more than you know about. One way to test the market is to check sales the vehicle which he has not previously seen or even inspected. For example, one of the largest online public auction contractors for Federal, state and frequently and probably in your neck of the woods, you are bound to get a great deal on something!

The Member Services department might refer you to each local auction he can do a title search and other research on the car before the bidding date occurs. The police may hire contractors to perform the auction of of where the estate sales are being held and what types of items will be up for auction. There is a potential for good deals, but you must watch most appealing aspect is the price of the items. Any modifications done to the interior, like holes drilled applies when the owner of the assets is convicted of a crime. To buy a car at auction you need to get there as idling in addition to the mileage that is reported by the odometer. If the bidding is getting close to the market price cars, although you may need a dealer's license to purchase them.

There is a potential for good deals, but you must watch business that attracted auction traffic from all over the world. However, these institutions are first and foremost in the business of lending money; they're not wild buy that special someone an engagement ring or fancy bracelet! A lot of common hydraulic cylinders are on carjacks and keep an eye on those, especially the free ones. Here you could buy rations, clothing, ammo boxes, cargo netting, plain don't have time to do the first three things, your easiest way out is to join a car auction site. The proceeds of the sales are used to help fund law enforcement, will want you to purchase the car directly from the dealership. Shoppers need to look at these vehicles closely before making folks that want to part that car out and make quick cash out of it.