This uplifting program is getting young hospital patients in California to boogie down.
Kids in hospitals across the state are getting free dance lessons, thanks to the nonprofit organization Dancin Power. Instructors with the Oakland, Calif.-based group adapt their lessons to accommodate kids’ physical and emotional restrictions. That way, everyone is able to dance.
Dancin Power got started in 2006 and has gotten special attention recently, after a video about the organization went viral.
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The trade group for California’s hospitals has sued state and federal officials to block a 10% cut in government reimbursements for healthcare providers who treat low-income patients. The California Hospital Assn. said in its suit, ...
A California state auditor's report shows that nonprofit hospitals have significant leeway in determining how much charity care they provide to the neediest patients.
Across the country, students are heading back to school this month. For teachers at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, working with patients in the classroom is a year-round focus.