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Hospitals Face Business Impacts from Healthcare Innovators

Nov 16, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
Nov. 14—Hospitals are facing a range of business impacts from innovative partnerships and approaches that have been launched in recent months and years, according to industry analysts....
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Not-for-profit hospital industry may have peaked financially, Fitch Ratings says

Nov 16, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
As not-for-profit hospitals' profits slide, balance sheets are at an all-time high, according to Fitch...
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Atrium Health settles anti-steering contract suit with feds

Nov 16, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The U.S. Justice Department said its settlement with Atrium Health would prohibit the Charlotte, N.C., hospital system from using anticompetitive steering restrictions in contracts between commercial health insurers and its...
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State Highlights: Leaders At A Mass. Hospital Apologize To Widower Of Woman Who Died Outside The ER; Blue Cross To Pump $10M Into Texas To Improve Rural Health

Nov 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Massachusetts, Texas, New Hampshire, Missouri, North Carolina, Florida, California, Hawaii and Ohio....
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CMS may allow hospitals to pay for housing through Medicaid

Nov 15, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The CMS might allow hospitals and health systems to pay directly for housing, healthy food or other solutions for the "whole person" through the Medicaid program, according to HHS Secretary Alex...
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The Forbes Healthcare Summit 2018: The Draft Agenda

Nov 15, 2018 , Forbes
We're two weeks away from the big event. On November 28 we'll host the Forbes Healthcare Summit, a 24-hour meeting (time off for sleep) of the top executives from the pharmaceutical, insurance and hospital sectors....
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Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grades For Delaware, D.C., North Dakota Are Worst Among 2,600 Facilities

Nov 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
While hospitals in Texas, New Jersey, Oregon, Virginia, and Massachusetts have the the highest percentage of "A" graded hospitals. Leapfrog grades are based on 28 factors, including responsiveness of staff, doctor procedures and outcome measures....
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Hospitals are ill-equipped to treat behavioral health, ECRI finds

Nov 15, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Many hospitals aren't equipped to treat patients with behavioral health needs, according to a new report by the ECRI Institute Patient Safety...
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Robust infosec requires organizational investment

Nov 15, 2018 , Mobile Health News
Christiana Care Health System CSIO Anahi Santiago says hospitals have to invest in security tools to stay ahead of cyberthreats. But she adds that it's just as important to focus on people and process as it is on...
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In Buffalo Emergency Departments, A Better Way To Treat Opioid Use Disorder

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
An innovative, cost-effective program at more than a dozen hospitals in Western New York provides medication-assisted treatment to opioid use disorder patients in emergency departments (EDs) and rapidly transitions them into long-term treatment at a community clinic, all within about 48 hours. The ......
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Number of Top-Scoring Hospitals in Patient Safety Increases

Nov 14, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
Nov. 12—The share of hospitals earning the highest patient safety grades increased in the latest scorecard from a national organization....
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COPD Patients Rarely Receive Pulmonary Rehabilitation Despite Its Health Benefits

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Only a tiny fraction of patients hospitalized for COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, participate in a pulmonary rehabilitation program following hospitalization, even though such programs are recommended and Medicare covers their cost, according to new research published online in the A......
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Anthony Bourdain’s Suicide Prompts Those In Notoriously Brutal Culinary Industry To Speak Out About Mental Health Struggles

Nov 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Insiders have long worried privately about the lifestyle of people who work in the restaurant industry, which has one of the highest rates of illicit drug use and alcoholism and a tradition of masking mental-health struggles. In other news on mental health: farmers devastated by Florence are especially vulnerable to depression and judges are starting to favor outpatient treatment over hospitalization....
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The future of healthcare cybersecurity: Is it in the cloud?

Nov 14, 2018 , Mobile Health News
Sentara Health VP and CISO Dan Bowden explains how the hospital is preparing for consumerism and value-based care by building apps and tools in the...
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Ren Ci Nursing Homes in Singapore to implement 3D wound management app in 2019

Nov 13, 2018 , Mobile Health News
Created in response to the challenge of wound management in the community care sector in Singapore, the CARES4WOUNDS wound management application was developed and pilot-tested with 25 patients at Ren Ci Hospital and Tetsuyu Healthcare since November 2017, with good initial results. The hospital is the first in the Intermediate and Long Care (ILTC) services sector to deploy such a 3D wound management...
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State Highlights: Study Finds Vast Disparity In What Colorado Hospitals Charge Over Other States; Athenahealth Agrees To Buyout From New York Financial Firms

Nov 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Colorado, New York, Utah, Georgia, Kansas, Virginia, Minnesota, South Carolina, Delaware, Illinois and...
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A bumpy quality journey for Saint Anthony Hospital

Nov 11, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The hospital is concentrated on hardwiring clinical processes to achieve better outcomes for patients with some measures showing significant improvement while others still remain below...
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Small businesses, hospitals eye workplace medical clinics

Nov 11, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Hospitals are partnering with employers to staff workplace clinics to fend off competition from third-party...
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Data Points: Opioid prescription numbers are down, but still a problem

Nov 11, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The FDA on Nov. 2 approved a new super-potent opioid tablet for use in hospitals. While prescribing numbers for opioids have been declining for the past few years, prescription use of painkillers still present a major challenge for combating...
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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in Hospital With Broken Ribs

Nov 11, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in Hospital With Broken RibsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/8/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/9/2018 12:00:00...
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