Hospitals: Page 3


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    Advocate Aurora breach exposes health information of 3M patients

    Information like dates and times of scheduled appointments may have been shared, as well as communications sent through the MyChart patient portal. 

    By Oct. 21, 2022
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    Providers are doubling down on software investments, report finds

    About 45% of providers increased their software investments over the past year, while only 10% decelerated spending, according to a new report from KLAS and Bain.

    By Oct. 20, 2022
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    Payer/Provider relationships

    As M&A intensifies and companies are more likely to embrace more holistic and value-based care models, partnerships have become more closely intertwined.

    By Healthcare Dive staff
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    Providers face racist comments in healthcare settings, ECRI finds

    The most frequently reported incidents involved a patient or family member making inappropriate comments regarding race or ethnicity, and patients who claim others are racist or engaging in racist behavior, according to the report.

    By Oct. 20, 2022
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    Hospital volumes under pressure as labor crisis persists, Kaufman Hall says

    Patient volumes are falling in orthopedics, cardiology and neurosurgery from a year ago. Only oncology volumes are up, hospital executives surveyed by Kaufman Hall said.

    By Oct. 19, 2022
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    Hospital price transparency ‘moving in the right direction’

    A new report from Turquoise Health finds progress in compliance with federal rules created to help consumers comparison shop for medical services.

    By Oct. 18, 2022
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    Providence targeted by Oregon consumer protection probe

    The investigation comes after Washington's attorney general sued the system for pressuring eligible charity care patients to pay.

    By Oct. 17, 2022
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    Price transparency data provides new visibility into real rates paid to providers

    Payers can use the data to gain insights regarding the rates hospitals have negotiated with other payers, which potentially can be used during contract negotiations, BRG analysts argue.

    By JoAnna Younts and Konstantin Gorelik • Oct. 14, 2022
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    Former Tenet CEO Ron Rittenmeyer dies at 75

    Rittenmeyer lead the Dallas-based health system from 2017 until he stepped down as chief executive in 2021.

    By Oct. 14, 2022
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    CommonSpirit Health confirms it was hit by ransomware attack

    The health system is still grappling with the cyberattack more than a week after disclosing an unspecified “IT security incident.” The company said it is working to bring systems back online as quickly as possible.

    By Oct. 13, 2022
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    Intermountain taps Mandy Richards to serve as chief nursing executive

    Richards comes to the health system from Hartford Healthcare, after spending the bulk of her career at Allina Health.

    By Oct. 12, 2022
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    Beaumont-Spectrum unveils new name: Corewell Health

    Months after combining, the Michigan-based nonprofit system is ditching its placeholder name.

    By Oct. 11, 2022
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    LCMC Health to acquire 3 HCA hospitals in partnership with Tulane University

    Together, the two plan to expand academic medicine across Southeast Louisiana. The deal will leave HCA with one remaining hospital in the state.

    By Oct. 11, 2022
  • Physicians are experiencing delayed COVID-19 burnout

    Physician burnout has risen during the most recent phase of the pandemic, resulting in exacerbated retention challenges among healthcare workers, an MGMA survey and other recent reports have found.

    By Oct. 11, 2022
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    Hospitals are hiding prices from patients, advocacy report says

    Patient Rights Advocate concluded that some hospitals owned by Ascension and HCA Healthcare are omitting rates for medical services from files made public under new federal rules.

    By Oct. 10, 2022
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    Preventing unlicensed individuals and subsequent fraudulent claims submission

    A closer look at the nuances of monitoring licenses and multi-state medical license compacts.

    Oct. 10, 2022
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    NewYork-Presbyterian taps former Cleveland Clinic London CEO for executive role

    Brian Donley will assume his new role as executive vice president and COO in January, according to a release.

    By Oct. 7, 2022
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    CommonSpirit’s ‘IT security incident’ was likely cyberattack, security experts say

    Moving systems offline and interrupting access to electronic health records is viewed as a defensive move, experts told Healthcare Dive. 

    By Oct. 7, 2022
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    Care New England appoints new CEO

    Michael Wagner is replacing James Fanale as CEO of Rhode Island’s second-largest health system later this year.

    By Oct. 7, 2022
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    Healthcare jobs recovered from early pandemic losses

    Ambulatory healthcare services and hospitals each added 28,000 jobs in September, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

    By Oct. 7, 2022
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    A critical first: Making behavioral health services more accessible

    Intermountain executive Mikelle Moore talks about the importance of community mental health awareness and how to leverage accessibility.

    By Mikelle Moore • Oct. 7, 2022
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    Providence to refund some 760 low-income patients wrongly charged for care

    The refunds come after a New York Times investigation found Providence pressured qualified Medicaid patients to pay for care, even though they were entitled to free services.

    By Oct. 6, 2022
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    Details emerge on CommonSpirit’s ‘IT security incident’ as more regions report disruptions

    Some CommonSpirit hospitals across the country have been cut off from their electronic health records, forcing them to revert to paper charts. Ambulances were diverted from facilities in Iowa for a short period on Monday.

    By Oct. 5, 2022
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    Medtech companies shift strategy as more orthopedic procedures move to ambulatory surgical centers

    Stryker, J&J and other device companies are building out teams focused on ASCs. 

    By Elise Reuter • Oct. 5, 2022
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    How tight nursing home capacity is bottlenecking hospital operations

    Large hospital operators reported increasing lengths of stay and difficulties discharging patients in the first half of 2022. The answer to why lies in a perennially stressed post-acute care chassis driven to the brink by COVID-19.

    By Oct. 4, 2022
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    SCOTUS won’t hear challenge to health worker vaccine mandate

    In January, the high court upheld the CMS rule mandating that healthcare workers be vaccinated against COVID-19 at medical facilities that receive federal funding.

    By Oct. 4, 2022