Hospitals


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    House committee takes aim at healthcare consolidation, eyes site-neutral payments

    Equalizing Medicare payment between sites of service to cut down on provider consolidation is a “no brainer,” one witness testified during the hearing.

    By May 23, 2024
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    Tufts Medicine lays off workers — again

    The struggling health system continues to cut roles as it struggles to chart a path to financial health.

    By May 23, 2024
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    Social determinants of health

    The focus on social determinants of health has only increased because of the impacts of the pandemic, with payers and providers trying to new ways to address the issues.

    By Healthcare Dive staff
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    Latest 340B ruling delivers blow to providers

    Drugmakers are allowed to impose conditions on which pharmacies they dispense discounted drugs to in the 340B program, according to an appellate court.

    By May 22, 2024
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    Providence posts $360M net income in first quarter, rebounding from years of losses

    The nonprofit operator attributed the gain to increased admissions and improved reimbursement rates from payers.

    By May 21, 2024
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    HHS agency launches program to automate cybersecurity at hospitals

    The program will invest more than $50 million to create a software suite that can automatically find potential vulnerabilities that hackers could exploit and deploy fixes.

    By May 20, 2024
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    Tracking Steward's decline

    Steward lays out timeline for asset sales

    Steward aims to sell its physician group and most of its hospitals by July, according to court filings. If it can’t find qualified buyers, hospitals may close.

    By May 20, 2024
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    Epic continued to outstrip EHR competitors in 2023: report

    Epic was the only vendor to see a net increase in acute care market share last year, while Oracle Health saw its largest net hospital loss on record, according to Klas Research.

    By May 17, 2024
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    The state-by-state impact of Ascension’s cyberattack

    Healthcare Dive is tracking pharmacy operations, emergency room statuses and potential care delays across Ascension’s hospitals.

    May 17, 2024
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    Cleveland Clinic names new CIO

    Sarah Hatchett, who has been serving as interim chief information officer, officially assumed the role on Thursday.

    By May 17, 2024
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    Kaiser nixes planned $500M Seattle med tower build, looks to sell property

    The nonprofit giant has recently opted to focus capital spending in its largest market: California.

    By May 16, 2024
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    Ascension hit with lawsuits days after ransomware attack

    Most data breach lawsuits settle out of court rather than through litigation, an expert told Healthcare Dive. 

    By May 16, 2024
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    Providence CEO to retire at end of year

    The nonprofit health system is in the process of selecting Rod Hochman’s successor.

    By May 16, 2024
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    Hospitals charged employers and insurers 254% more than Medicare in 2022: study

    Hospitals with larger market shares were among the worst offenders, the Rand Corporation found.

    By May 14, 2024
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    Kaiser rides completed Geisinger acquisition to $7.4B income in Q1

    However, the nonprofit provider and health plan warned subsequent quarters may be less profitable as expenses are projected to climb.

    By May 14, 2024
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    Inpatient admissions lift for-profit providers’ revenue during Q1

    Despite an “unusual” rise in inpatient volumes, executives at most of the leading for-profit health systems said they remain focused on outpatient investments.

    By May 14, 2024
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    AI could help assess patient acuity in emergency departments: study

    When given pairs of patient histories, a large language model could identify which patient needed to be seen more urgently with 89% accuracy.

    By May 10, 2024
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    Ascension confirms ransomware attack as systems remain down

    The major nonprofit does not yet have a timeline for restoring its computer systems, which were taken offline following the attack last week.

    By Updated May 13, 2024
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    CHS sues MultiPlan for allegedly colluding to lower provider reimbursement

    It’s the third lawsuit filed against MultiPlan by a health system in under a year.

    By May 10, 2024
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    Ascension hit by cybersecurity incident affecting clinical operations

    The major nonprofit health system detected “unusual activity” on some network systems Wednesday.

    By May 9, 2024
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    Yale New Haven sues to get out of Prospect hospital acquisition

    Yale says Prospect allowed the conditions at three Connecticut hospitals — which it agreed to acquire in 2022 — to deteriorate. Prospect argues the lawsuit is an “11th hour attempt” to back out of the deal.

    By May 8, 2024
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    Tracking Steward's decline

    Steward’s financing, hospital sales take center stage during bankruptcy hearing

    During its first bankruptcy hearing, Steward's attorney lamented delays to its physician group deal and warned the timeline for hospital sales was “not feasible.” 

    By May 8, 2024
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    Tracking Steward's decline

    Steward’s bankruptcy documents reveal sprawling debt, planned hospital fire sale

    Since filing for bankruptcy Monday, Steward Health Care revealed it's carrying more than $1 billion in debt and said its entire hospital portfolio is for sale.

    By May 7, 2024
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    Tracking Steward's decline

    Steward Health Care files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

    The filing marks the largest provider bankruptcy in decades, according to experts.

    By May 6, 2024
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    More than a third of nurses extremely likely to change jobs in 2024: survey

    The results suggest job dissatisfaction is still high among nurses, and turnover is likely to remain elevated.

    By May 6, 2024
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    More than just shortages, the nursing workforce risks a crisis of experience

    Building a sustainable nursing workforce requires more than just filling vacancies. How can we prepare and support new nurse graduates to develop a competent and resilient nursing workforce?

    By Bethann Mendez, DNP, APRN, CCNS, Director of Healthcare Operations, Keypath Education • May 6, 2024