LVHN Endures Short-Term Losses for Long-
Posted 4 years ago

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
Posted 5 years ago

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
Posted 5 years ago

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
Posted 5 years ago

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…
PreviousNext

California won’t allow virus vaccines without state approval

The pledge raises the possibility that California residents might not receive a vaccine as distribution begins in other states, though the governor said widespread vaccinations are unrealistic until sometime next year. The pledge raises the possibility that California residents might not receive a vaccine as distribution begins in other states, though the governor said widespread […]

VA:F [1.9.7_1111]
Rating: 0 (from 0 votes)
0 comments Read the full article →

HealthCare.gov premiums to fall 2% in 2021

Health insurance premiums for benchmark Affordable Care Act exchange plans will decrease in 2021 for the third year in a row, and most shoppers will have more plan choices, CMS said Monday. The average premium for the benchmark health insurance plan on HealthCare.gov for a 27-year-old will decline by about 2% to $369 per month […]

VA:F [1.9.7_1111]
Rating: 0 (from 0 votes)
0 comments Read the full article →

AHA Leadership Rounds Thursday on health trends, innovation strategies

AHA Leadership Rounds Thursday on health trends, innovation strategies tjordan_drupal Oct 19, 2020 Jim Skogsbergh, president and CEO of Advocate Aurora Health, will join AHA Board Chair Melinda Estes, M.D., Oct. 22 at 3:30 p.m. ET to discuss COVID-19’s impact on health trends and key strategies for reimagining and innovating care during and beyond the […]

VA:F [1.9.7_1111]
Rating: 0 (from 0 votes)
0 comments Read the full article →

SARS-CoV-2 saliva tests offered at federal surge testing sites

SARS-CoV-2 saliva tests offered at federal surge testing sites tjordan_drupal Oct 19, 2020 The Department of Health and Human Services Friday announced the new option of saliva tests at federal community-based testing sites in areas experiencing COVID-19 surge. The tests, in which patients spit into sterile containers, are made by Fludigm Corp. with support from […]

VA:F [1.9.7_1111]
Rating: 0 (from 0 votes)
0 comments Read the full article →

Proportion of COVID-19 among U.S. men outpacing those in women

Proportion of COVID-19 among U.S. men outpacing those in women tjordan_drupal Oct 19, 2020 A new analysis by Global Health 50/50, an initiative to advance gender equality in global health, sheds light on sex disparities in COVID-19 deaths. According to the organization’s COVID-19 Sex-Disaggregated Data Tracker, for every 10 deaths among confirmed COVID-19 cases in […]

VA:F [1.9.7_1111]
Rating: 0 (from 0 votes)
0 comments Read the full article →

Americans urged to donate blood

Americans urged to donate blood tjordan_drupal Oct 19, 2020 The AABB, America’s Blood Centers and the American Red Cross Friday urged eligible individuals to donate blood, calling the nation’s blood supply “critically low.” In addition to “unprecedented” fluctuations in supply and need since the COVID-19 pandemic began, recent events such as wildfires and hurricanes have […]

VA:F [1.9.7_1111]
Rating: 0 (from 0 votes)
0 comments Read the full article →

Appeals court declines to rehear 340B, site-neutral cases

Appeals court declines to rehear 340B, site-neutral cases tjordan_drupal Oct 19, 2020 The full U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit Oct. 16 denied AHA’s request to reconsider two decisions from this summer that upheld the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ cuts to payments for 340B drugs and for off-campus hospital […]

VA:F [1.9.7_1111]
Rating: 0 (from 0 votes)
0 comments Read the full article →

GAO: Update oversight of community benefit

GAO: Update oversight of community benefit tjordan_drupal Oct 19, 2020 Congress should consider specifying in the Internal Revenue Code what services and activities it considers sufficient community benefit for tax-exempt hospitals, the Government Accountability Office said today in a report. The agency was tasked by Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and House Ways […]

VA:F [1.9.7_1111]
Rating: 0 (from 0 votes)
0 comments Read the full article →

IFDHE webinar: supporting inclusive care through unconscious bias training

IFDHE webinar: supporting inclusive care through unconscious bias training tjordan_drupal Oct 19, 2020 On this Institute for Diversity and Health Equity webinar, 2020 AHA Carolyn Boone Lewis Equity of Care Award honorees share efforts to deliver inclusive, culturally competent care. Keith Stinson, emergency department nursing director at Chatham Hospital in rural North Carolina, and Kimberlydawn […]

VA:F [1.9.7_1111]
Rating: 0 (from 0 votes)
0 comments Read the full article →

Pre-pandemic ‘normal’ not expected until 2022, hospital execs say

A new survey of health systems turned up major impacts on operating margins and volumes, and executives predict it’ll be a long time before operations return to normal. A new survey of health systems turned up major impacts on operating margins and volumes, and executives predict it’ll be a long time before operations return to […]

VA:F [1.9.7_1111]
Rating: 0 (from 0 votes)
0 comments Read the full article →