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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Study looks at impact of Medicaid expansion on hospital finances

Study looks at impact of Medicaid expansion on hospital finances tjordan_drupal Jan 6, 2021 States’ decisions to expand Medicaid may have important implications for their hospitals’ financial ability to weather the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study published yesterday in Health Affairs. The study found that the early positive financial impact of the Affordable Care […]

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Cybersecurity bill with AHA-supported provisions signed into law

Cybersecurity bill with AHA-supported provisions signed into law tjordan_drupal Jan 6, 2021 President Trump yesterday signed into law a bill (H.R. 7898) containing provisions that require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to consider certain recognized cybersecurity best practices when making determinations against HIPAA-covered entities and business associates victimized by a cyberattack. For example, […]

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AHA Rural Health Services Council names 2021 leaders

AHA Rural Health Services Council names 2021 leaders tjordan_drupal Jan 6, 2021 Siri Nelson, CEO of Marshall Medical Center in Placerville, Calif., will serve as 2021 chair of the AHA Rural Health Services Council. Philip Pandolph, president and CEO of Meadville Medical Center in Meadville, Pa., is chair-elect. The AHA Board liaison is Joanne Conroy, […]

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CDC reports on allergic reactions to COVID-19 vaccines

CDC reports on allergic reactions to COVID-19 vaccines tjordan_drupal Jan 6, 2021 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today reported 21 cases of anaphylaxis, a life-threatening allergic reaction, among the nearly 1.9 million people who received a first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine between Dec. 14 and 23. That’s an estimated 11.1 cases […]

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HHS to distribute $22 billion to aid COVID-19 testing, vaccination

More than $19 billion will be allocated to states and local jurisdictions to aid testing as well as $3 billion to boost vaccination campaigns. More than $19 billion will be allocated to states and local jurisdictions to aid testing as well as $3 billion to boost vaccination campaigns.

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HHS to distribute $22 billion to aid COVID-19 testing, vaccination distribution

More than $19 billion will be allocated to states and local jurisdictions to aid testing as well as $3 billion to boost vaccination campaigns. More than $19 billion will be allocated to states and local jurisdictions to aid testing as well as $3 billion to boost vaccination campaigns.

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Half a million fewer women work in healthcare amid pandemic, study finds

A new study shows that women are disproportionately bearing the brunt of the job losses in the healthcare sector. A new study shows that women are disproportionately bearing the brunt of the job losses in the healthcare sector.

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Half a million fewer women remain in healthcare workforce amid pandemic, study finds

A new study shows that women are disproportionately bearing the brunt of the job losses in the healthcare sector. A new study shows that women are disproportionately bearing the brunt of the job losses in the healthcare sector.

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Northwell Health says it will stop suing patients during pandemic

Northwell Health reportedly sued more than 2,500 patients in 2020. The health system said it will drop those claims and refrain from filing more lawsuits during the pandemic. Northwell Health reportedly sued more than 2,500 patients in 2020. The health system said it will drop those claims and refrain from filing more lawsuits during the […]

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Dealing with Disruption: Preparing for the Future of Health

Tina Wheeler is Vice Chair and Health Care Sector Leader for Deloitte in the U.S. She leads the overall strategic direction of the health care practice as well as its go-to-market strategies and resources. Tina Wheeler is Vice Chair and Health Care Sector Leader for Deloitte in the U.S. She leads the overall strategic direction […]

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