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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Healthcare leaders: Help your people get comfortable with uncomfortable conversations

As the leader of New Jersey’s largest health network, I understand that our 36,000 team members need to know what progress we are making to support diversity, equity and inclusion. As the leader of New Jersey’s largest health network, I understand that our 36,000 team members need to know what progress we are making to […]

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Kaiser to pay $11.5 million in race discrimination settlement

The class action represented approximately 2,225 Black employees of Kaiser Permanente who alleged pay and promotion discrimination. The class action represented approximately 2,225 Black employees of Kaiser Permanente who alleged pay and promotion discrimination.

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HHS renews public health emergency

HHS renews public health emergency tjordan_drupal Apr 22, 2021 The Department of Health and Human Services has renewed the COVID-19 public health emergency declaration for another 90 days effective April 21. The extension will help hospitals and health systems combat COVID-19 in their communities.  Novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19) Headline HHS renews public health emergency tjordan_drupal Apr […]

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Blog: 4 takeaways from COVID-19 town hall on rural communities’ vaccination challenges

Blog: 4 takeaways from COVID-19 town hall on rural communities’ vaccination challenges tjordan_drupal Apr 22, 2021 Health leaders from across the U.S. convened to discuss the unique challenges facing rural communities and providers in addressing COVID-19 vaccine administration, confidence and barriers to access.   Read the AHA blog that has insights from last night’s rural […]

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AHA #HealthCareInnovation blog: Hospital-at-home enhances value, patient experience

AHA #HealthCareInnovation blog: Hospital-at-home enhances value, patient experience tjordan_drupal Apr 22, 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic has spurred a number of innovations in health care delivery that have the potential to positively alter how care is provided, and hospital-at-home is one of those promising models, writes Julia Resnick, senior program manager, strategic initiatives, at the AHA. […]

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AHA podcast: Plans for getting COVID-19 vaccines to the American Indian, Alaska Native communities

AHA podcast: Plans for getting COVID-19 vaccines to the American Indian, Alaska Native communities tjordan_drupal Apr 22, 2021 In this AHA Advancing Health podcast, Sara Jumping Eagle, M.D., and Jonathan Merrell, R.N., both of the Indian Health Service, discuss plans to reduce the disproportionate COVID-19 infection rates in Indigenous communities through vaccine distribution and an […]

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New video highlights value of AHA membership

New video highlights value of AHA membership tjordan_drupal Apr 22, 2021 The AHA has released a new video showing examples of what the hospital and health system field has been able to accomplish during the past year, including recent legislative efforts that have provided critical support and resources. The video features efforts related to advocacy […]

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AHA urges Congress to support health care in FY 2022 appropriations

AHA urges Congress to support health care in FY 2022 appropriations tjordan_drupal Apr 22, 2021 The AHA today urged leaders of the House Appropriations Subcommittees on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies to consider the potential effect their health care funding decisions for fiscal year 2022 will have on hospitals’ ability to care […]

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Drug pricing bills introduced in House and Senate

Drug pricing bills introduced in House and Senate tjordan_drupal Apr 22, 2021 House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone Jr., D-NJ, today re-introduced the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act (H.R. 3) with other Democratic committee leaders. The legislation would authorize the Health and Human Services Secretary to negotiate Medicare prescription drug prices; […]

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Molina to pay $60 million for Cigna’s Texas Medicaid plans

The acquisition expected to bring the number of low-income adults and children on Molina’s rolls to nearly 4 million. The acquisition expected to bring the number of low-income adults and children on Molina’s rolls to nearly 4 million.

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