LVHN Endures Short-Term Losses for Long-
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Brian A. Nester, DO, President and Chief Executive Officer of Lehigh Valley Health Network in Allentown, Pennsylvania

Lehigh Valley Health Network in Allentown, Penn., first considered a value-based healthcare system in…

LVHN Endures Short-Term Losses for Long-Term …
HPN Leads the Nation in Healthcare Innovation and Progress
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In 1979, Richard Merkin, MD, founded the organization that would eventually become Heritage Provider Network.

In its earliest days, HPN lacked the financial and human capital to provide traditional solutions to…

HPN Leads the Nation in Healthcare Innovation…
MLKCH Opens with a Fresh Culture and a Fresh Start
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In 2007, the historic King Drew Medical Center in Los Angeles, Calif., closed, after years of persistent and unresolvable quality and patient safety problems.

King Drew had originally been founded by…

MLKCH Opens with a Fresh Culture and a Fresh …
Ameritas Keeps Pace with Constantly Changing Marketplace
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Hospitals and physicians aren’t the only ones that have spent the past few years adjusting to the Affordable Care Act. Payers have also had to change up their systems and…

Ameritas Keeps Pace with Constantly Changing …
Queens Boulevard Partners with North Shore-LIJ to Improve Care Continuum for Patients
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Dr. Jonathan Mawere has been with Queens Boulevard Extended Care Facility (QBECF) in Woodside, N.Y., in various capacities since 1999.

Founded in 1995, QBECF is a 280-bed, state-of-the-art nursing facility that…

Queens Boulevard Partners with North Shore-LI…
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Judge blocks Biden vaccine mandate for federal contractors

U.S. District Court Judge R. Stan Baker, in Augusta, Georgia, issued a stay to bar enforcement of the mandate nationwide. U.S. District Court Judge R. Stan Baker, in Augusta, Georgia, issued a stay to bar enforcement of the mandate nationwide.

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UnitedHealthcare must pay TeamHealth $62 million for shortchanging clinicians, jury says

The private equity-backed provider group had initially demanded $100 million in punitive damages, saying the insurer reimbursed clinicians at unlawfully low rates. The private equity-backed provider group had initially demanded $100 million in punitive damages, saying the insurer reimbursed clinicians at unlawfully low rates.

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Medicaid expansion didn’t improve critical access hospital operations

Critical access hospitals didn’t fare any better financially or in improving quality just because their respective states expanded Medicaid coverage, a new study found. Critical access hospitals didn’t fare any better financially or in improving quality just because their respective states expanded Medicaid coverage, a new study found.

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WHO advises against use of survivors’ plasma to treat COVID

Experts said evidence has not shown the costly, time-consuming transfusions to be effective in preventing severe illness or death. Experts said evidence has not shown the costly, time-consuming transfusions to be effective in preventing severe illness or death.

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House votes to avert looming Medicare cuts

The House voted to avert tens of billions of dollars in Medicare payment cuts, fulfilling a key priority for providers. The House voted to avert tens of billions of dollars in Medicare payment cuts, fulfilling a key priority for providers.

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Congress plan votes to avert looming Medicare cuts this week

The House and Senate plan to act soon on legislation that averts tens of billions of dollars in Medicare payment cuts, fulfilling a key priority for providers. The House and Senate plan to act soon on legislation that averts tens of billions of dollars in Medicare payment cuts, fulfilling a key priority for providers.

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Bill would provide relief from forthcoming Medicare cuts to hospitals

Bill would provide relief from forthcoming Medicare cuts to hospitals tjordan_drupal Dec 7, 2021 A legislative package could be voted on in the House as soon as tonight that would stop upcoming Medicare cuts to hospitals, physicians and other providers that are scheduled to kick in early next year. The health provisions would extend by […]

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CMS call tomorrow on No Surprises Act provider requirements starting Jan. 1

CMS call tomorrow on No Surprises Act provider requirements starting Jan. 1 tjordan_drupal Dec 7, 2021 The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will host a Special Open Door Forum Dec. 8 at 2 p.m. ET on provider requirements effective Jan. 1 under the No Surprises Act. To participate in the call, dial 1-888-455-1397 and […]

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AHA marks National Influenza Vaccination Week with new resources

AHA marks National Influenza Vaccination Week with new resources tjordan_drupal Dec 7, 2021 In recognition of National Influenza Vaccination Week, AHA is partnering with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on a series of resources encouraging families to take steps to protect themselves and their loved ones from seasonal flu and remind everyone that […]

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White House holds maternal health summit

White House holds maternal health summit tjordan_drupal Dec 7, 2021 The White House today hosted a summit to mark the first federal Maternal Health Day of Action. The summit highlighted actions the federal government is taking to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity.  In a statement, AHA Executive Vice President Stacey Hughes said, “America’s hospitals and health […]

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