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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What the COVID-19 Pandemic Has Taught Me

What the COVID-19 Pandemic Has Taught Me Matthew Diener Nov 19, 2020 Throughout my 35-plus years working in a hospital environment, first as a nurse, then a nurse leader and now the chief nursing officer for a 700-plus-bed hospital, I have humbly learned a lot. Our front-line caregivers are our greatest source for what works […]

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PwC, Accenture garner top reviews from healthcare clients

A new KLAS report ranks consulting firms based on interviews with their healthcare clients. The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted healthcare providers to scrutinize all aspects of their finances, with many turning to consultancies for help. A new KLAS report ranks consulting firms based on interviews with their healthcare clients. The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted healthcare […]

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Weekly HealthCare.gov sign-ups

Week 1 sign-ups for 2021 coverage highest in three years Week 1 sign-ups for 2021 coverage highest in three years

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HHS clarifies pair of Provider Relief Fund reporting requirements

HHS clarifies pair of Provider Relief Fund reporting requirements tjordan_drupal Nov 18, 2020 The Department of Health and Human Services today issued clarifications sought by the AHA on two problematic reporting requirements for the Provider Relief Fund. HHS stated that expenses for capital equipment, facilities projects and inventory may be fully expensed in cases where the […]

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FDA authorizes first test for COVID-19 virus that users may fully administer at home

FDA authorizes first test for COVID-19 virus that users may fully administer at home tjordan_drupal Nov 18, 2020 The Food and Drug Administration yesterday issued an emergency use authorization for the Lucira COVID-19 All-In-One Test Kit, the first rapid test to detect the COVID-19 virus that one can administer completely at home when prescribed by a […]

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AHA Leadership Rounds tomorrow with Sutter Health CEO

AHA Leadership Rounds tomorrow with Sutter Health CEO tjordan_drupal Nov 18, 2020 Sarah Krevans, president and CEO of Sutter Health, will join AHA Board Chair Melinda Estes, M.D., Nov. 19 at 3:30 p.m. ET to discuss how hospitals can move from relief, recovery, and rebuilding to reimagining and innovation. Register here. Leadership Headline AHA Leadership […]

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Project Firstline conversation Friday related to COVID-19 outpatient therapeutics

Project Firstline conversation Friday related to COVID-19 outpatient therapeutics tjordan_drupal Nov 18, 2020 Join AHA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Friday at 2 p.m. ET for a Project Firstline conversation on caring safely for COVID-19 patients. Michael Bell, M.D., deputy director of CDC’s Division of Health Care Quality Promotion, will share the […]

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House passes AHA-supported violence prevention bill

House passes AHA-supported violence prevention bill tjordan_drupal Nov 18, 2020 The House of Representatives yesterday passed by voice vote the Bipartisan Solution to Cyclical Violence Act (H.R. 5855), AHA-supported legislation that would create a $10 million Department of Health and Human Services grant program to fund violence prevention programs linked to trauma centers and examine […]

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CMS announces grants for states to enforce ACA coverage provisions

CMS announces grants for states to enforce ACA coverage provisions tjordan_drupal Nov 18, 2020 States may apply until Jan. 20 for grants to implement and enforce certain market reforms and consumer protections to strengthen the private health insurance market under the Affordable Care Act, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced last week. The State […]

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Ebola outbreak in Congo ends

Ebola outbreak in Congo ends tjordan_drupal Nov 18, 2020 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today joined the global public health community in marking the end of the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Equateur Province. Today marks 42 days, or two incubation periods, since the last survivor tested negative for […]

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