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His Wife’s Car Crash Changed The Way A Hospital CEO Sees His Job

Aug 15, 2018 , Forbes
She got great care in the hospital, but getting care after she was discharged was "a...
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Bundled Payment Deals Prompt Hospitals to Rethink Relationships with SNFs

Aug 15, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
Aug. 14—Hospital and health system CFOs who are trying to make bundled payments work may find an answer in closer clinical alignment with skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), according to a new study....
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Even Going To In-Network Hospitals Can Land You With A Big Medical Bill

Aug 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
When patients go to an in-network facility, they can still be treated by an out-of-network medical professional--anesthesia or pathology claims being among the most common....
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Mayo Clinic Nabs Top Spot In National Hospital Ranking Beating Out Cleveland Clinic

Aug 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The U.S. News & World Report analyzed 4,500 hospitals based on several factors, including performance in 16 specialty areas and reputation. This year, the report put a greater emphasis on patient...
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Researchers Predict Risk For Common Deadly Diseases From Millions Of Genetic Variants

Aug 15, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A research team at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), and Harvard Medical School reports a new kind of genome analysis that could identify large fractions of the population who have a much higher risk of developing serious common diseases, including coronar......
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Adventist Health System rebranding to AdventHealth

Aug 15, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Adventist Health System, including nearly 50 hospitals and more than 80,000 employees, will change its name to AdventHealth on Jan. 2, the health system announced...
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Mayo, Cleveland Clinics Again Top Hospital Rankings

Aug 15, 2018 , WebMD
The next two spots are also repeats from last year. Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore holds the No. 3 spot, and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston holds the No. 4...
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Newborns dying where antibiotics no longer work

Aug 15, 2018 , CNN Health
In a sweltering room in the corner of the Chatinkha nursery in Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital in Blantyre, Malawi, Lilian Matchaya is expressing milk....
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Emory Healthcare, DeKalb Medical clear last hurdle to merger

Aug 14, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Decatur, Ga.-based DeKalb Medical and its three hospitals will operate under Atlanta-based Emory, which includes a seven-hospital...
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How CNN reported the Mayo escape

Aug 14, 2018 , CNN Health
This story is based on law enforcement documents from three police agencies in Minnesota; medical records from Alyssa Gilderhus' hospitalization at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester and her visit to an emergency room at Sanford USD Medical Center in South Dakota; a letter from and an interview with an attorney who advocated for Alyssa during her stay at Mayo; correspondence between Mayo and Alyssa's family; and interviews with Alyssa, members of her family, a family friend, law enforcement officials...
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Parents break teen out of world-famous hospital

Aug 14, 2018 , CNN Health
Alyssa Gilderhus' family begged for her to be sent to Mayo Clinic. They never thought they'd have to help her escape a few months later....
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A Harvard Scientist Thinks He Has a Gene Test for Heart Attack Risk. He Wants to Give It Away Free.

Aug 14, 2018 , Forbes
"I think in a few years I think everybody will know this number similar to the way we know our cholesterol right now," muses Sekar Kathiresan, director of the Center for Genomic Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and a professor at Harvard Medical...
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Commentary: EHR designers must look to other industries for inspiration

Aug 14, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Most of us are practiced at the art of distinguishing a well-designed website: easy to understand, responsive and nimble. But while the use of EHRs is at an all-time high within hospitals, these systems can't claim any of those positive...
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Teen patient accuses world-famous hospital of 'medical kidnapping'

Aug 14, 2018 , CNN Health
A dying teenager's parents begged for her to be sent to the Mayo Clinic. The family says the world-renowned hospital saved her life, then tried to "medically kidnap" her....
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Alyssa Gilderhus' video for her mom

Aug 14, 2018 , CNN Health
During Alyssa Gilderhus's hospitalization at the Mayo Clinic, she and her aunt, April Chance, made this video for her mom....
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Parkinson's Foundation Designates Three Centers Of Excellence In Parkinson's Care

Aug 11, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The Parkinson's Foundation today announced the addition of three new Centers of Excellence to its global network: Cleveland Clinic; Medical University of South Carolina; and University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. The Cleveland Clinic designation includes three satellite clinics in Las Vegas, NV, ......
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Why Does Spinal Surgery Cost $12,326 At One Hospital And $80,518 At Another In The Same State?

Aug 11, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
A deep dive into prices at Minnesota's hospitals reveals wide disparities in what procedures cost, but leaves more questions than answers in its wake....
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Q&A with AHA Board Chair Nancy Howell Agee on sharing industry best practices

Aug 11, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The American Hospital Association in September will launch its Center for Health Innovation, which aims to spread best practices across the membership. AHA Board Chair Nancy Howell Agee has been a key driver behind the association's efforts...
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Aug. 13-17: Senate to Vote on HHS Funding

Aug 11, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
Aug. 10—The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) would receive a small increase and funding for several hospital priorities under a FY19 funding bill that the Senate is expected to vote on next week....
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Wearable 'Microbrewery' Saves Human Body From Radiation Damage

Aug 11, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The same way that yeast yields beer and bread can help hospital lab workers better track their daily radiation exposure, enabling a faster assessment of tissue damage that could lead to cancer. But rather than building portable cellars or ovens, Purdue University researchers have engineered yeast "......
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