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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WSJ report: Tentative settlement reported in BCBS antitrust case

WSJ report: Tentative settlement reported in BCBS antitrust case Damareus Barbour CA Sep 24, 2020 The Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance group has reached a tentative settlement in an antitrust lawsuit dating back to 2012 that alleged its member companies illegally conspired to divvy up markets and avoid competing against one another, driving up customers’ […]

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Trump issues preexisting condition, surprise billing order with little enforcement

Trump timed the order with a speech to outline his healthcare vision, which did not offer a plan to replace the Affordable Care Act. Trump timed the order with a speech to outline his healthcare vision, which did not offer a plan to replace the Affordable Care Act.

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Trump to issue preexisting condition, surprise billing orders with little enforcement

Trump timed the orders with a speech to outline his healthcare vision, which will not offer a plan to replace the Affordable Care Act. Trump timed the orders with a speech to outline his healthcare vision, which will not offer a plan to replace the Affordable Care Act.

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Trump to issue preexisting conditions, surprise billing orders with little enforcement

Trump timed the orders with a speech to outline his healthcare vision, which will not offer a plan to replace the Affordable Care Act. Trump timed the orders with a speech to outline his healthcare vision, which will not offer a plan to replace the Affordable Care Act.

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Inspections found nursing home lapses as COVID-19 raged

Health inspectors found safety shortcomings at 77 New York nursing homes during the coronavirus pandemic, including basic infection-control violations like failing to have staff wear masks or wash their hands, according to records and state officials. Health inspectors found safety shortcomings at 77 New York nursing homes during the coronavirus pandemic, including basic infection-control violations […]

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HHS slows community health center 340B discounts rule

The Trump administration will request comments on its plan to hold back money from community health centers unless they change their patient billing practices under the 340B drug discount program. The Trump administration will request comments on its plan to hold back money from community health centers unless they change their patient billing practices under […]

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AHRQ plans to release a telehealth patient experience survey

AHRQ’s 25-year-old CAHPS program has a survey for the ambulatory care environment but it doesn’t ask questions relevant to video visits. AHRQ’s 25-year-old CAHPS program has a survey for the ambulatory care environment but it doesn’t ask questions relevant to video visits.

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Illinois' UI Health reaches tentative deals with nurses, workers

Nurses must ratify the proposed contract and would vote on it between Sept. 28 and 30, with results announced Oct. 1, the statement said. Nurses have been back on the job since their seven-day strike ended Sept. 19. Nurses must ratify the proposed contract and would vote on it between Sept. 28 and 30, with […]

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UI Health reaches tentative deals with nurses, workers

Nurses must ratify the proposed contract and would vote on it between Sept. 28 and 30, with results announced Oct. 1, the statement said. Nurses have been back on the job since their seven-day strike ended Sept. 19. Nurses must ratify the proposed contract and would vote on it between Sept. 28 and 30, with […]

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Hospital labs struggle to manage costs after multiple headwinds, study finds

A commonly expressed concern for the surveyed labs was managing costs, which is little surprise given the multiple pressures driving down reimbursement, especially for hospital labs. A commonly expressed concern for the surveyed labs was managing costs, which is little surprise given the multiple pressures driving down reimbursement, especially for hospital labs.

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