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…

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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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Drug executives: Big jump in vaccine supply is coming soon

By the end of March, Pfizer and Moderna expect to have provided the U.S. government with a total of 220 million vaccine doses, up sharply from the roughly 75 million shipped so far. By the end of March, Pfizer and Moderna expect to have provided the U.S. government with a total of 220 million vaccine […]

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States rush to catch up on delayed vaccines, expand access

From coast to coast, states were scrambling Tuesday to catch up on vaccinations a week after winter storms battered a large swath of the U.S. and led to clinic closures, canceled appointments and shipment backlogs nationwide. From coast to coast, states were scrambling Tuesday to catch up on vaccinations a week after winter storms battered […]

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During AHA Advocacy Day briefing, hospital and health system leaders urge Congress to provide more support

During AHA Advocacy Day briefing, hospital and health system leaders urge Congress to provide more support tjordan_drupal Feb 23, 2021 Hundreds of hospital and health system leaders today participated in an AHA advocacy virtual event to get the latest on Congress’ efforts to pass President Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package and urge lawmakers to […]

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At AHA congressional briefing, health system leaders discuss impact of COVID-19 on communities of color

At AHA congressional briefing, health system leaders discuss impact of COVID-19 on communities of color tjordan_drupal Feb 23, 2021 During an AHA virtual briefing for lawmakers and staff, leaders from three health systems — One Brooklyn Health System, Grady Health System, and The Hospitals of Providence, part of Tenet Healthcare — discussed the impact the […]

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Becerra voices support for additional Provider Relief Funding

Becerra voices support for additional Provider Relief Funding tjordan_drupal Feb 23, 2021 At a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing today on his nomination to serve as Health and Human Services Secretary, Xavier Becerra said he supports additional COVID-19 funding for health care providers. The comments came during questioning from Sen. Susan Collins, […]

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J&J expects to deliver 20M COVID-19 vaccine doses before April if authorized

J&J expects to deliver 20M COVID-19 vaccine doses before April if authorized tjordan_drupal Feb 23, 2021 Johnson & Johnson plans to deliver 20 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate to the United States by the end of March if the Food and Drug Administration authorizes emergency use of the single-dose vaccine, a company executive […]

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VA Community Care locations offering COVID-19 vaccination

VA Community Care locations offering COVID-19 vaccination tjordan_drupal Feb 23, 2021 The Department of Veterans Affairs’ Community Care Network now offers COVID-19 vaccinations to eligible veterans nationwide at its urgent care and retail pharmacy locations, the agency reports. Community care-eligible veterans can use the VA’s facility locator to identify in-network urgent care facilities and retail […]

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Groups urge Supreme Court to review site-neutral, 340B cases

Groups urge Supreme Court to review site-neutral, 340B cases tjordan_drupal Feb 23, 2021 State and regional hospital associations today filed friend-of-the-court briefs supporting AHA’s request for the U.S. Supreme Court to review two circuit court decisions last July that threaten continued access to care for hospital outpatients in need. In one brief, 33 state and […]

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Center for Internet Security offers hospitals free ransomware service

Center for Internet Security offers hospitals free ransomware service tjordan_drupal Feb 23, 2021 The Center for Internet Security last week began offering its Malicious Domain Blocking and Reporting ransomware protection service free to private hospitals. The service, which blocks network requests from an organization to known harmful web domains, is already available free to public […]

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Coalition to Protect America’s Health Care launches ad campaign urging Congress to provide critical COVID-19 relief

Coalition to Protect America’s Health Care launches ad campaign urging Congress to provide critical COVID-19 relief tjordan_drupal Feb 23, 2021 The Coalition to Protect America’s Health Care, of which the AHA is a founding member, has launched a new TV ad urging Congress to provide critical resources to help hospitals and health systems as they […]

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