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Northwestern Hospital says law doesn't support 'nonsensical' privacy suit over fingerprint scans to dispense meds

By Dan Churney | May 22, 2019

A group of Northwestern Memorial Hospital have sued the hospital for requiring workers to scan fingerprints when entering a secured area in which medication was stored. Northwestern Hospital and the vendors who supplied the technology for the entrance security system are asking a federal judge to dismiss the workers' lawsuit, because state biometric privacy law does not cover the healthcare field.

Refusing to discuss disciplinary report with manager equates to misconduct to justify firing: Appeals panel

By Karen Kidd | Apr 25, 2019

A hospital employee's refusal to meet with a manager about a disciplinary report was misconduct justifying her managers' decision to fire her in 2017, an Illinois appeals court said in an April 17 ruling.

Northwestern Memorial, others alleged to have failed to diagnose man's spinal condition

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 13, 2018

A couple is seeking damages from several medical entities over allegations they failed to recognize the signs of a spinal condition.

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