Around the nation: Johns Hopkins Children's staff want Taylor Swift to visit their 11-year-old patient. Here's their music video.

Bite-sized hospital and health industry news

Doctors and staff at Johns Hopkins Children's Hospital in Baltimore created a video asking singer Taylor Swift to visit 11-year-old Haleigh Preston, who missed Swift's concert to receive a liver transplant, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Maryland, Missouri, and Oregon.

  • Maryland: Doctors and staff at Johns Hopkins Children's Hospital in Baltimore created a video asking singer Taylor Swift to come visit 11-year-old Haleigh Preston, who missed Swift's concert to receive a liver transplant. According to Preston's mother, Amber Bodkin, Preston has suffered from liver disease since she was born (Lambert, WBFF, 7/10).
  • Missouri: Truman Medical Centers plans on building a $70 million medical office tower in Hospital Hill. The four-story tower will be 129,000 square feet and will host Truman's primary care and women's health services, as well as a Walgreens and a coffee shop (Reuter, Kansas City Business Journal, 7/10).

  • Oregon: Providence Portland Medical Center has named Krista Farnham as its permanent CEO. Farnham has previously served as the medical center's COO and interim CEO and has worked at Providence Health & Services since 2002 (Vaidya, Becker's Hospital Review, 7/10).

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