Thursday, May 16, 2013

2013 Election Story Round Up

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Philadelphia Grand Jury Report on Dr. Kermit Gosnell

Below is the grand jury report from the First Judicial District of Philadelphia on the practices of Dr. Kermit Gosnell in his West Philadelphia abortion clinic. Gosnell was put on trial following the release of the report and convicted of first-degree murder in the death of three viable babies born at the clinic as well as manslaughter for the death of a clinic patient.
For more on the conviction, click here.

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Thursday, May 9, 2013

How much do treatment costs vary between local hospitals

The federal government released a report Wednesday, May 8, showing that costs for the same treatments varied widely between different hospitals in the same state and even the same city.
Below is the cost data collected on hospitals in Pennsylvania, among them Pottstown Memorial Medical Center, Phoenixville Hospital and Reading Hospital and Medical Center. You can search for hospitals by facility name or search the type of treatment. Not all operations or treatments available at area hospitals were looked at and will not be on the list.

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