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).
Trying to get Taylor Swift to come visit my patient, who is missing her concert this week! Please enjoy Hopkins doctors and nurses sing our hearts out and spread the word! She realllllly wants to meet @taylorswift13 @taylornation13 @HopkinsKids pic.twitter.com/icDlN7TbVU— Ashley O (@smASH_72) July 9, 2018
- 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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