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Hospitals see long road ahead in improving CMS star ratings

Jun 23, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The hospital industry welcomed CMS' decision to delay the July release of star ratings, and it's unclear if the Hospital Compare program can be...
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Boston Children's spinout Mightier gets $2.4M for emotion-regulating biofeedback video games

Jun 23, 2018 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
Mightier, a Boston Children’s Hospital spinout that makes biofeedback video games to help children with emotional regulation, has raised $2.4 million in seed funding. Slow Ventures led the round, with additional participation from Bolt, Founder Collective, Project 11, and angel investors. The round brings the company’s total seed financing to more than $3.7...
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Hospital lab charge spikes found at rural hospitals

Jun 23, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Rural hospitals with a relatively large amount of lab revenue may be jumping through a healthcare contracting...
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VR Art Reduces Need For Opioids in NY Hospital

Jun 23, 2018 , Forbes
Tom Christopher's new VR art, made with Tilt Brush, is reducing pain for pediatric cancer patients at Montefiore Medical Center in the...
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Parents often lack amusement-park safety plans

Jun 23, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - One in five parents don't talk to their kids about safety issues at amusement parks, especially what to do if they get lost, according to a poll by the C.S. Mott Children's Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan....
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Hospitals roll out online price estimators as CMS presses for transparency

Jun 23, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The growing availability of personalized estimator tools makes it harder for hospitals to argue they shouldn't be required to publish prices, as the CMS...
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Data show pattern of high lab charges at Little River Healthcare hospitals

Jun 23, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Insurers and public officials have accused hospitals of entering lab test arrangements in which they agree to bill for high volumes of tests or expensive tests that sometimes were performed...
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Providers File Suit Against Virginia’s Restrictive Abortion Laws, Pointing To 2016 Supreme Court Ruling

Jun 22, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The groups are challenging laws that say only doctors can perform abortions and that second-trimester abortions be performed in a hospital, which they argue are unconstitutional based on the Supreme Court's 2016 ruling in Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt....
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Lyme Disease Cases Among Children Are On The Rise In Western Pennsylvania

Jun 22, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Lyme disease cases among children are on the rise in western Pennsylvania, according to researchers from Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. The findings are published online in Clinical Infectious Diseases. Lyme disease is the most common vector-borne infection in the United States and th......
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Healthcare organizations develop joint roadmap to combat opioid crisis

Jun 22, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
More than 70 organizations representing physicians, hospitals, insurers, drug and device manufacturers and others released a comprehensive set of recommendations aimed at addressing the escalating opioid crisis in the United...
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Hospital drugs policy killed 456 patients. Now families want justice

Jun 22, 2018 , CNN Health
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First In-Patient Adult Epilepsy Monitoring Unit Opens In Delaware

Jun 22, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Wilmington, DE, June 20, 2018 – To increase access to advanced neurological care, Christiana Care Health System has opened the first Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU) in the First State. Specially outfitted private hospital rooms in the Transition Neuro Unit at Christiana Hospital provide state-of-the......
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Unjustified medication shortened 456 lives in a UK hospital, report says

Jun 21, 2018 , Reuters
GOSPORT, England (Reuters) - More than 450 patients died prematurely in a British hospital after they were given powerful painkillers with no medical justification, in what a damning report on Wednesday found was a "disregard for human life"....
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House waives extra privacy for opioid addicts, loosens IMD exclusion

Jun 21, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The House passed two hospital-backed opioids bills to loosen the Medicaid funding restrictions on residential facilities for opioid addicts and to allow providers to share patient medical history that shows...
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Federal Rule Set To Halt Public Disclosure Of Data On Hospital Infections

Jun 21, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
CMS chief medical officer Kate Goodrich said the agency "is committed to transparency of quality and cost information" and denied that it was proposing to remove the information from Hospital Compare and said any changes are up for public...
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How A Reduction In Hospital Deaths Helped Amazon And Buffett Pick Atul Gawande

Jun 21, 2018 , Forbes
Amazon, Warren Buffett and JPMorgan Chase have picked noted surgeon and writer Dr. Atul Gawande to run their healthcare...
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State Highlights: New York Taking Steps Toward Legalizing Marijuana; Massachusetts House Approves Plan To Help Community Hospitals

Jun 21, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from New York, Massachusetts, Maryland, Texas, California, Montana, Kansas and...
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Rejecting Hospital Concerns, Administration Expands Association Plans

Jun 21, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
June 19—Despite calls from major hospital groups to drop a proposed expansion of association health plans (AHPs), the Trump administration has finalized those rules....
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Rural Hospitals Likely To Close In Missouri, Other States That Haven’t Expanded Medicaid

Jun 21, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
A new report finds 90 percent of recent hospital closures in rural areas were in states that had not expanded its Medicaid program. Also, Medicaid news comes out of Massachusetts, Mississippi and...
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FHIR will support EHR data sharing in Beth Israel, Lahey merger, CIO John Halamka says

Jun 20, 2018 , Mobile Health News
BOSTON — Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Lahey Health, along with three other hospitals, are currently in the midst of a mega-merger to bring the organizations under one umbrella. But as with most providers, they’re operating with a wide range of EHR vendors and versions. There are three instances of Epic, three different versions of Meditech, athenahealth and Cerner, and the assumption is that we’ll rip and replace these versions and put in one monolith EHR, explained John...
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