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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New laws keep pandemic-weary California at forefront of health policy innovation

Here’s a look at some of the major health measures Newsom signed into law this year. Most will take effect on Jan. 1. Here’s a look at some of the major health measures Newsom signed into law this year. Most will take effect on Jan. 1.

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Push to bring coronavirus vaccines to the poor faces trouble

An ambitious humanitarian project to deliver coronavirus vaccines to the world’s poorest people is facing potential shortages of money, cargo planes, refrigeration and vaccines themselves—and is running into skepticism even from some of those it’s intended to help most. An ambitious humanitarian project to deliver coronavirus vaccines to the world’s poorest people is facing potential […]

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Sky-high drug prices driven by pharma profits, House Dems charge

Those costs have little to do with research and development or industry efforts to help people afford medication, as drug companies often claim, according to the probe. Those costs have little to do with research and development or industry efforts to help people afford medication, as drug companies often claim, according to the probe.

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High demand for flu shots? Experts hope to avoid 'twindemic'

A record number of flu vaccine doses are on the way, between 194 million and 198 million for the U.S. alone. Still, there’s no way to know how many will seek shots this year and some people occasionally are finding drugstores or clinics temporarily out of stock. A record number of flu vaccine doses are […]

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President signs continuing resolution funding government through Dec. 11

President signs continuing resolution funding government through Dec. 11 tjordan_drupal Oct 1, 2020 President Trump early today signed into law a continuing resolution that generally extends current federal funding levels for health care and other programs through Dec. 11, preventing a government shutdown as fiscal year 2020 funding expired. The measure, which cleared the Senate last night […]

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Hospitals feel squeeze as coronavirus spikes in Midwest

The coronavirus tightened its grip on the American heartland, with infections surging in the Midwest. The coronavirus tightened its grip on the American heartland, with infections surging in the Midwest.

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VA's first site to go live on new $16 billion EHR on Oct. 24

Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center is in its sixth week of end-user training and the system is 99% ready to go live, VA officials told the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee’s Technology Modernization Subcommittee at a hearing. Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center is in its sixth week of end-user training and the system is 99% ready to go […]

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Congress relaxes Medicare loan repayment terms

Healthcare providers scored a big win by convincing lawmakers to relax recoupment terms on $100 billion in Medicare loans that were supposed to come due starting in August. Healthcare providers scored a big win by convincing lawmakers to relax recoupment terms on $100 billion in Medicare loans that were supposed to come due starting in […]

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Ohio searches for new managed care insurers amid Medicaid overhaul

Ohio is on the hunt for health insurers interested in serving the state’s 2.6 million Medicaid members. Ohio is on the hunt for health insurers interested in serving the state’s 2.6 million Medicaid members.

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FCC extends purchase/implementation deadline for COVID-19 telehealth program

FCC extends purchase/implementation deadline for COVID-19 telehealth program tjordan_drupal Sep 30, 2020 The Federal Communications Commission’s Wireline Competition Bureau has extended to Dec. 31 the deadline for recipients of COVID-19 Telehealth Program funding to purchase and implement eligible telehealth devices and services to address the COVID-19 pandemic. The original deadline was today. The Coronavirus Aid, […]

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