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August 11, 2004
HealthSouth Corp., the rehabilitation hospital chain accused of $2.7 billion in accounting fraud, again will delay submitting quarterly results to the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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March 31, 2006 | From the Associated Press
It wasn't a fancy homecoming, just some red balloons, handmade signs, a lot of hugs and his wife's homemade lasagna. But it was everything the only survivor of the Sago Mine accident wanted after a three-month recovery that has amazed doctors. He is thin and still a bit unsteady on his feet, but 26-year-old Randal McCloy Jr. was strong enough Thursday to leave the rehabilitation hospital in Morgantown, W.Va.
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BUSINESS
September 10, 1988 | Leslie Berkman, Times staff writer
American Medical International Inc. said it has entered a joint venture to build a $13.4-million medical rehabilitation hospital next to the acute general hospital it is building in Irvine. The 80-bed facility, to be called Irvine Rehabilitation Hospital, is a joint venture between American Medical International, a Beverly Hills-based hospital chain, and Continental Medical Systems of Mechanicsburg, Pa.
BUSINESS
August 11, 2004
HealthSouth Corp., the rehabilitation hospital chain accused of $2.7 billion in accounting fraud, again will delay submitting quarterly results to the Securities and Exchange Commission.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 21, 1987 | GREG JOHNSON, Times Staff Writer
In a $33-million expansion, Alvarado Hospital Medical Center will expand its emergency and outpatient facilities and will build an 80-bed physical rehabilitation hospital and three-story medical office building, the hospital's owner, National Medical Enterprises Inc., said Thursday. The rehabilitation center will create up to 300 new jobs, Daniel McLean, Alvarado's chief executive, said, adding that construction at the site, just east San Diego State University, will be completed in 1990.
BUSINESS
June 18, 1987
Health Care Property Investors Inc., the Costa Mesa-based real estate investment trust specializing in hospitals and other health-care facilities, said it has agreed with Rehab Hospital Services Corp. of Washington, D.C., to develop a $15-million free-standing comprehensive rehabilitation hospital in San Antonio. The 108-bed hospital is expected to be completed in early 1988. HCPI will own a 90% interest in the hospital's 13.8 acres of real estate.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 19, 1989
A jury took one day in deciding Wednesday that a nurse's assistant was guilty of raping a comatose 11-year-old girl in a rehabilitation facility last Christmas morning. Noel Sanchez, 23, of Clairemont was convicted of forcible rape and committing a forcible lewd act upon the girl, who was housed at the facility after a car accident Oct. 2, 1988. Sanchez worked at the Lake Erie Institute of Rehabilitation, in a wing of the Alvarado Convalescent and Rehabilitation Hospital near La Mesa.
BUSINESS
February 7, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Healthsouth to Buy NovaCare Unit: According to the definitive agreement, Healthsouth Corp., the nation's largest rehabilitative health care provider, will offer $215 million in cash and assume $20 million in liabilities for NovaCare Inc.'s entire rehabilitation hospital division, the companies said. The deal will boost the operations of Birmingham, Ala.-based Healthsouth to nearly 450 locations, of which 67 will be free-standing rehabilitation hospitals with 4,996 rehabilitation beds.
NATIONAL
March 31, 2006 | From the Associated Press
It wasn't a fancy homecoming, just some red balloons, handmade signs, a lot of hugs and his wife's homemade lasagna. But it was everything the only survivor of the Sago Mine accident wanted after a three-month recovery that has amazed doctors. He is thin and still a bit unsteady on his feet, but 26-year-old Randal McCloy Jr. was strong enough Thursday to leave the rehabilitation hospital in Morgantown, W.Va.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 6, 1999 | JASON LEOPOLD, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
More than 200 Laguna Beach residents packed City Council chambers Tuesday to oppose plans to convert a residential drug-recovery center into a full-fledged rehabilitation hospital. "I don't want chronic drug abusers moving into a neighborhood with kids and families," resident Patrick Fetzer, 28, said. "It's bad enough as it is now." After more than two hours of public comment, the council overturned a Planning Commission recommendation to grant Christopher C.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 29, 2003 | Daren Briscoe and Sue Fox, Times Staff Writers
Faced with a $210-million health budget shortfall and few painless options for eliminating it, members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to close the county's only rehabilitation hospital and to reduce the capacity of another hospital by 100 beds.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 6, 1999 | JASON LEOPOLD, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
More than 200 Laguna Beach residents packed City Council chambers Tuesday to oppose plans to convert a residential drug-recovery center into a full-fledged rehabilitation hospital. "I don't want chronic drug abusers moving into a neighborhood with kids and families," resident Patrick Fetzer, 28, said. "It's bad enough as it is now." After more than two hours of public comment, the council overturned a Planning Commission recommendation to grant Christopher C.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 10, 1996 | JEFFREY L. RABIN and TIMOTHY WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The painful face of restructuring Los Angeles County's vast public health system was seen Monday as dozens of wheelchair-bound patients struggling to overcome crippling injuries pleaded with the Board of Supervisors to save critical services at the nationally acclaimed Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 20, 1996 | JEFFREY L. RABIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As the privatization of Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center moves closer to reality, doctors, workers, union leaders and patients pleaded Monday with the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to avoid budget cuts and layoffs at the renowned rehabilitation hospital. About 270 county workers will lose their jobs Oct. 1 if the supervisors keep their commitment to downsize services at the Downey facility while talks with potential private operators of the hospital continue.
BUSINESS
February 7, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Healthsouth to Buy NovaCare Unit: According to the definitive agreement, Healthsouth Corp., the nation's largest rehabilitative health care provider, will offer $215 million in cash and assume $20 million in liabilities for NovaCare Inc.'s entire rehabilitation hospital division, the companies said. The deal will boost the operations of Birmingham, Ala.-based Healthsouth to nearly 450 locations, of which 67 will be free-standing rehabilitation hospitals with 4,996 rehabilitation beds.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 24, 1993 | ANNA CEKOLA, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Eleven-year-old Karie Minzey, who survived a crash that killed both her parents and led to the arrest of a Laguna Beach physician, will leave Western Medical Center this morning for a rehabilitation center in Georgia. Karie, who suffered head injuries, and her 15-year-old sister, Shelbie, will live in Kennesaw, Ga., with an aunt and uncle, according to a statement released Monday through the Bank of Orange County, where a trust fund has been established for the girls.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 30, 1987 | From Times Wire Services
A woman whose trip with her husband to visit her sister turned into a nightmarish odyssey that included 13 days trapped in a snowdrift, has died in her sleep. Nellie Obendorf was 65 and died Saturday at a nursing home here where her husband was taken after his feet were amputated as a result of their ordeal. Nellie and Orville Obendorf, 71, a retired farmer, made headlines in April when the story emerged of their trials during a trip to see Mrs. Obendorf's sister in Kansas.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 20, 1996 | JEFFREY L. RABIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As the privatization of Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center moves closer to reality, doctors, workers, union leaders and patients pleaded Monday with the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to avoid budget cuts and layoffs at the renowned rehabilitation hospital. About 270 county workers will lose their jobs Oct. 1 if the supervisors keep their commitment to downsize services at the Downey facility while talks with potential private operators of the hospital continue.
SPORTS
May 15, 1992 | BILL PLASCHKE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As Mike Scioscia struggles through the early part of what could be his final season as the Dodgers' catcher, the image appears unchanged. He's quiet, expressionless, until he has to block a runner. It is in those infamous collisions that he seems most immovable--and alone. But during his fight to remain on a team and in a town he has loved for 12 seasons, Scioscia has found help. Helen Van Beek, a middle-aged teacher, is on his side. She would block home plate for him, if she could.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 19, 1989
A jury took one day in deciding Wednesday that a nurse's assistant was guilty of raping a comatose 11-year-old girl in a rehabilitation facility last Christmas morning. Noel Sanchez, 23, of Clairemont was convicted of forcible rape and committing a forcible lewd act upon the girl, who was housed at the facility after a car accident Oct. 2, 1988. Sanchez worked at the Lake Erie Institute of Rehabilitation, in a wing of the Alvarado Convalescent and Rehabilitation Hospital near La Mesa.
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