hurley http://michiganradio.org en Putting a price on two of the city of Flint's biggest assets http://michiganradio.org/post/putting-price-two-city-flints-biggest-assets <p>The city of Flint is hiring a major accounting firm to put a value on two of the city’s biggest assets.</p><p>Flint Emergency Manager Darnell Earley says Ernst &amp; Young will assess the value of Flint’s water system and the Hurley Medical Center.&nbsp;</p><p>“This does not automatically signal anything other than we want to know what the value of those assets is,” says Earley.</p><p>Earley says he wants to have the information for any future discussion of Flint’s overall financial health.</p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 13:50:00 +0000 Steve Carmody 15700 at http://michiganradio.org Putting a price on two of the city of Flint's biggest assets US settles race complaint against Flint hospital http://michiganradio.org/post/us-settles-race-complaint-against-flint-hospital <p>FLINT, Mich. (AP) - The federal government says it&#39;s settled a discrimination complaint against a Flint hospital following accusations that black nurses were barred from treating a white newborn.<br /><br />The Flint Journal reported Friday the U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission will conduct annual training for the management staff of Hurley Medical Center. The EEOC also will work with the hospital on other educational and developmental efforts aimed at Flint-area youth.<br /> Sat, 28 Sep 2013 14:05:34 +0000 The Associated Press 14632 at http://michiganradio.org US settles race complaint against Flint hospital Michigan hospital, nurses settle discrimination suit http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-hospital-nurses-settle-discrimination-suit <p>DETROIT (AP) - A Michigan hospital has settled a lawsuit that accused it of agreeing to a man's request that no black nurses care for his newborn.<br><br>Hurley Medical Center and four nurses who sued said Friday the lawsuit was "amicably resolved."<br><br>The Flint hospital says the conduct wasn't consistent with hospital policies and that it "fundamentally opposes" racial discrimination.<br><br>The suit was filed by nurse Tonya Battle, who alleged a note was posted on an assignment clipboard reading, "No African American nurse to take care of baby.<br> Sat, 23 Feb 2013 13:54:05 +0000 The Associated Press 11387 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan hospital, nurses settle discrimination suit Improving Michigan's infant mortality rate http://michiganradio.org/post/improving-michigans-infant-mortality-rate-0 <p>The Snyder Administration has outlined its <a href="http://mi.gov/documents/mdch/MichiganIMReductionPlan_393783_7.pdf">plan to reduce infant mortality</a> in Michigan, but some say the plan needs more state funding to work. Wed, 01 Aug 2012 17:24:47 +0000 Steve Carmody 8505 at http://michiganradio.org Improving Michigan's infant mortality rate