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
Posted 5 years ago

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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Highlights of the $1.9T COVID bill nearing final passage

The bill cleared by a party-line vote of 50-49 after a marathon overnight voting session and now heads back to the House for final passage, which could come early next week. The bill cleared by a party-line vote of 50-49 after a marathon overnight voting session and now heads back to the House for final […]

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Healthcare industry gearing up to try to find common ground with Biden

Major stakeholder groups share President Joe Biden’s goal of increasing insurance coverage, but how to get there is a different story. Major stakeholder groups share President Joe Biden’s goal of increasing insurance coverage, but how to get there is a different story.

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City of Hope commissions street art to spread positive messages

Local artists across Orange County in Southern California took to the streets—literally— to spread the message of hope and love. Local artists across Orange County in Southern California took to the streets—literally— to spread the message of hope and love.

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Finding efficiencies in the OR using tech

Hospitals are deploying tools to analyze data around staffing and scheduling to cut down wasted time in the operating room. Hospitals are deploying tools to analyze data around staffing and scheduling to cut down wasted time in the operating room.

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By the Numbers: Insurers owing largest MLR rebates

This list includes rank, insurer, location, rebate amount and market. This list includes rank, insurer, location, rebate amount and market.

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Data Points: Another vaccination race for HPV

Roughly 1 in 4 Americans have human papillomavirus—HPV. While the infections often go away on their own, those that don’t are a leading cause of cancer, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Roughly 1 in 4 Americans have human papillomavirus—HPV. While the infections often go away on their own, those that don’t […]

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The COVID-19 experience and its influence on post-pandemic health policy

This is a critical time for providers and payers to reflect on the past year’s experiences and collaborate with policymakers to develop plans and identify proven strategies so we’re ready for the next public health emergency. This is a critical time for providers and payers to reflect on the past year’s experiences and collaborate with […]

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The FDA needs a public health visionary

Restoring faith in the Food and Drug Administration will take more than simply changing who sits in the Oval Office. Restoring faith in the Food and Drug Administration will take more than simply changing who sits in the Oval Office.

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Doctor appears in court video call while performing surgery

The judge said he didn’t think it was appropriate to conduct the trial under the circumstances. He told Green he’d rather set a new date for trial “when you’re not actively involved or participating and attending to the needs of a patient.” The judge said he didn’t think it was appropriate to conduct the trial […]

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Insurers set sights on growth in Medicare Advantage, Medicaid managed care

Insurers are seizing on growth opportunities in Medicaid managed care and Medicare Advantage to boost their bottom lines. Insurers are seizing on growth opportunities in Medicaid managed care and Medicare Advantage to boost their bottom lines.

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