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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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma, OU Health Physicians mired in contract dispute

A disagreement over provider reimbursement rates could lead to more than 830,000 patients left to foot the bill at the state’s largest physician group. A disagreement over provider reimbursement rates could lead to more than 830,000 patients left to foot the bill at the state’s largest physician group.

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COVID-19 could dent hospital revenue by at least $53 billion in 2021, AHA says

Regional health systems are still dealing with the fallout from delaying non-urgent procedures, depressed volumes, higher expenses as well as the physical and mental health toll of COVID-19 on their staff. Regional health systems are still dealing with the fallout from delaying non-urgent procedures, depressed volumes, higher expenses as well as the physical and mental […]

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COVID-19 could dent hospital revenues by at least $53 billion in 2021, AHA says

Regional health systems are still dealing with the fallout from delaying non-urgent procedures, depressed volumes, higher expenses as well as the physical and mental health toll of COVID-19 on their staff. Regional health systems are still dealing with the fallout from delaying non-urgent procedures, depressed volumes, higher expenses as well as the physical and mental […]

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Aetna challenges exclusion from Oklahoma’s new Medicaid managed-care program

Aetna Better Health of Oklahoma has filed a protest against the state’s healthcare agency, calling the process for awarding contracts in the $2.1 billion Medicaid managed-care system “fatally flawed.” Aetna Better Health of Oklahoma has filed a protest against the state’s healthcare agency, calling the process for awarding contracts in the $2.1 billion Medicaid managed-care […]

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Mistakes were made in regulation of coronavirus serology tests, FDA officials acknowledge

Serology tests look for the presence of host antibodies against disease, which can indicate whether a person has been exposed to an infectious agent and potentially whether they have developed a measure of immunity against it. Serology tests look for the presence of host antibodies against disease, which can indicate whether a person has been […]

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Moving genomics from the bench to the bedside

The FDA’s recent de novo authorization of the first and only whole exome sequencing platform has the potential to accelerate the integration of genomics into clinical care. The FDA’s recent de novo authorization of the first and only whole exome sequencing platform has the potential to accelerate the integration of genomics into clinical care.

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FDA says single-dose shot from J&J prevents severe COVID

The long-anticipated shot could offer the nation a third vaccine option and help speed vaccinations by requiring just one dose instead of two. The long-anticipated shot could offer the nation a third vaccine option and help speed vaccinations by requiring just one dose instead of two.

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Geisinger allowed employees’ kin to skip vaccine line

Geisinger’s decision to give special access to employees’ relatives earned a rebuke this week from the Pennsylvania Department of Health, which said the healthcare giant shouldn’t have held vaccine clinics for eligible family members of employees. Geisinger’s decision to give special access to employees’ relatives earned a rebuke this week from the Pennsylvania Department of […]

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Making patient safety a policy priority

The COVID-19 pandemic exposed many shortfalls in our preparedness to respond to public health emergencies. It also revealed heroes across the healthcare system, and demonstrated our ability to quickly bring safe, effective and innovative therapies to patients in critical need.  The COVID-19 pandemic exposed many shortfalls in our preparedness to respond to public health emergencies. […]

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Breaking the cost curve

In 2019, health care spending in the United States topped US$3.8 trillion dollars—nearly 18% of the gross domestic product (GDP)—as projected by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Office of the Actuary. In 2019, health care spending in the United States topped US$3.8 trillion dollars—nearly 18% of the gross domestic product (GDP)—as projected […]

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