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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AHA blog: What’s next for rural hospitals? Additional COVID-19 relief and beyond

AHA blog: What’s next for rural hospitals? Additional COVID-19 relief and beyond tjordan_drupal Nov 18, 2020 In this AHA blog, AHA Executive Vice President Tom Nickels discusses the resources hospitals and health systems need and what additional relief Congress should deliver during the COVID-19 public health emergency and beyond. Read more Rural issues Novel Coronavirus […]

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Federal judge strikes down anti-union payment rule for home health workers

A federal judge overturned a rule that prevented home health workers from using Medicaid payments to pay for union dues. A federal judge overturned a rule that prevented home health workers from using Medicaid payments to pay for union dues.

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Latest Baylor Scott & White deal is for new med school campus

The new Baylor College of Medicine campus, slated to open in fall 2023, is part of Baylor Scott & White push to expand the physician workforce in Texas and build a pipeline of physicians practicing at its system. The new Baylor College of Medicine campus, slated to open in fall 2023, is part of Baylor […]

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Baylor Scott & White to create med school campus with Baylor College of Medicine

The new campus, which is slated to open in fall 2023, is part of an effort by Baylor Scott & White to expand the physician workforce in Texas and build a pipeline of physicians practicing at its system. The new campus, which is slated to open in fall 2023, is part of an effort by […]

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Small doc groups struggle with telehealth, state panel finds

Telehealth has not been an antidote to lagging patient volumes for all providers, with small physician groups in Massachusetts acutely feeling the problem. Telehealth has not been an antidote to lagging patient volumes for all providers, with small physician groups in Massachusetts acutely feeling the problem.

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‘Trifecta of shortages’ hampering response to COVID-19 surge

Care for hospitalized coronavirus patients could be compromised due to a lack of staffing rather than a lack of beds, according to a member of President-elect Joe Biden’s COVID-19 Advisory Board. Care for hospitalized coronavirus patients could be compromised due to a lack of staffing rather than a lack of beds, according to a member […]

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4 policy priorities for the American Medical Association

The American Medical Association’s House of Delegates indicated its top advocacy goals for the year, including expanding access and affordability of health insurance coverage. The American Medical Association’s House of Delegates indicated its top advocacy goals for the year, including expanding access and affordability of health insurance coverage.

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What’s next for rural hospitals? Additional COVID-19 relief and beyond

What’s next for rural hospitals? Additional COVID-19 relief and beyond tjordan_drupal Nov 18, 2020 As we see the number of COVID-19 cases in the country rapidly increasing again, we know the importance of passing legislation to support hospitals and health systems during this public health emergency and beyond. While Congress took significant steps earlier this […]

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Beaumont gains AG approval to sell ambulance company; profits dip

Beaumont officials said the deal is expected to close in mid-December. About 500 Beaumont employees will move to Superior, which employs 150 and reported $2.24 million in sales, according to Dun & Bradstreet.  Beaumont officials said the deal is expected to close in mid-December. About 500 Beaumont employees will move to Superior, which employs 150 […]

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Florida’s new hospital industry head opposes Medicaid expansion

The state’s hospital association in September picked Mary Mayhew to be its new CEO. While leading the state Medicaid office, she was a vocal critic of the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion program. The state’s hospital association in September picked Mary Mayhew to be its new CEO. While leading the state Medicaid office, she was […]

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