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5131 Articles Matching "hospital"

Trump administration could leverage waivers for state CON law repeals

Dec 09, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Hospitals that want their states to keep up their certificate-of-need laws are on the alert after last week's sweeping health policy directive from the White House shows shifting...
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CEO Power Panel: Despite expected gridlock, divided government may still be boon to hospitals

Dec 09, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Although system CEOs see some benefits to the change of control in the House, the likelihood of partisan gridlock is muting their...
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Ochsner Health System Employees Will See A Minimum Wage Boost In January

Dec 08, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
In other hospital news, the Denver Post reports on the options offered at some hospitals for expectant mothers' pain relief during labor....
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Columbia University and its hospitals sued over doctor's sexual abuse

Dec 08, 2018 , CNN Health
Seventeen women are accusing Columbia University and the NewYork-Presbyterian hospital system of enabling a sexually abusive doctor over roughly 20 years of practice, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday in New York Supreme Court. The doctor, Robert Hadden, pleaded guilty in 2016 to criminal sex act in the third degree and forcible touching, surrendering his medical license, according to court documents. He received no jail time....
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Iowa let major Medicaid provider keep $2.4M in overpayments

Dec 07, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
After a major provider agreed to stay in Iowa's troubled Medicaid program, a top aide to Gov. Kim Reynolds quietly signed a deal letting its hospitals and clinics keep $2.4 million in mistaken overpayments, according to...
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Hospital Shark Tank tips from NewYork-Presbyterian and Stony Brook Medicine

Dec 07, 2018 , Mobile Health News
Hospitals look to clinicians in the field for innovation...
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Hospitals Sue over $380 Million OPPS Cut

Dec 07, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
Dec. 5—Several hospitals and advocacy groups filed suit this week to stop a finalized Medicare payment change that would cut 2019 outpatient payments by an estimated $380 million....
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U.S. healthcare spending growth slows for second year in a row

Dec 07, 2018 , Reuters
Healthcare spending growth in the United States slowed for the second year in a row in 2017, mainly due to slower spending growth for hospital care, physician and clinical services as well as retail prescription drugs, according to a report from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services....
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NYC Health & Hospitals projects $362M loss from Trump-proposed changes to public charge rule

Dec 07, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
New York City Health & Hospitals said it could see a loss of up to $362 million in the first year alone if proposed changes to the public charge rule are...
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Lower utilization dampened health spending growth in 2017

Dec 07, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The rate of U.S. healthcare spending growth slowed from 2016 to 2017, driven by reduced use and intensity of hospital care, physician services and prescription drugs, according to CMS' Office of the...
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Joint Commission will require hospitals to screen for suicide risk

Dec 06, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The added requirements, which will go into effect July 1, include hospitals screening patients with behavioral health conditions for suicide...
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Brooks Rehabilitation Home Health Adopts MetTel Telehealth To Enhance Patient Care Patient Monitoring

Dec 06, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Brooks Rehabilitation Home Health has selected MetTel's telehealth solution for IoT-connected Remote Patient Monitoring powered by Health Recovery Solutions (HRS), to reduce re-hospitalizations among high risk patients. The partnership leverages the strengths of MetTel's communications capabilities......
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Advanced Care Hospitalists pays $500,000 fine for violating HIPAA

Dec 06, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
As many as 9,000 patients of the multispecialty group had their data exposed when a third-party vendor posted the information to its...
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Infections in the Young Tied Mental Illness Risk

Dec 06, 2018 , WebMD
The risk appeared greater for severe infections that required hospitalization. But less severe infections treated with drugs were also linked to an increased risk for mental disorders, the researchers...
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World first: Baby born to woman with uterus transplanted from deceased donor

Dec 06, 2018 , CNN Health
For the first time, a baby has been born to a woman who received a uterus transplant from a deceased donor, according to Hospital das Clínicas at the University of São Paulo School of Medicine in Brazil....
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Fitch: Hospital Profits Slide As Threats Emerge From Amazon To CVS

Dec 06, 2018 , Forbes
Hospitals and health systems face further deterioration of operating profits as new competitors emerge like CVS Health, Amazon, and other "non-traditional entrants" into the healthcare business, Fitch Ratings says in a new...
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New CMS star ratings ignore socio-economic factors

Dec 06, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The CMS didn't risk-stratify hospitals by peer groups based on their dual-eligible population as it currently does in the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program. That can earn hospitals low ratings for caring for poor and chronically ill...
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Provider with ties to lab scheme shutters Texas clinic

Dec 06, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Little River Healthcare, the bankrupt company that's poised to shutter two hospitals, closed a primary- and specialty-care clinic in Temple,...
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Trump Administration’s Plan to Boost Choice, Competition Draws Hospital Concerns

Dec 06, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
Dec. 4—An expansion of site-neutral payments, support for physician-owned hospitals, and changes to graduate medical education (GME) were among the newly revealed Trump administration priorities that drew early hospital opposition....
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Sierra Leone doctors strike over conditions, nurses may follow

Dec 06, 2018 , Reuters
Doctors in Sierra Leone's public hospitals were on strike on Wednesday to protest against low wages and poor working conditions, and nurses said they may follow suit....
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