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  1. 13 latest hospital, health system CEO moves

    The following hospital and health system executive moves were reported by Becker's Hospital Review in the last week. They are listed below, beginning with the most recent.  By Kelly Gooch -
  2. Ex-hospital CFO, physicians guilty in $580M kickback scheme

    The ex-CFO of the now-defunct Pacific Hospital in Long Beach, Calif., was among those who recently reached a plea agreement with prosecutors for his involvement in a fraud scheme that generated $580 million in false billings, according to the Department of Justice.  By Ayla Ellison -
  3. Georgia hospital to close after judge denies attempt to keep doors open

    Fort Oglethorpe, Ga.-based Hutcheson Medical Center CEO Farrell Hayes emailed employees Tuesday, telling them he could not save the financially troubled hospital, according to a Times Free Press report.  By Ayla Ellison -

From volume to value: Mapping your organization’s journey

This healthcare executive report provides three steps hospital executives should implement as they transition to value-based care.
  1. 11 healthcare organizations designated 'Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality'

    The Human Rights Campaign Foundation has released its 2016 "Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality" list. By Tamara Rosin -
  2. Arizona health insurance co-op to close by year's end

    Meritus Health Partners, Arizona's nonprofit health insurance co-op, will shut down all operations on Dec. 31 after failing to come up with additional financial support, according to Tucson News Now. By Tamara Rosin -
  3. 4 trends in healthcare litigation and thoughts on legal compliance

    During a recent teleconference hosted by McGuireWoods, Scott Becker, JD, partner at McGuireWoods and publisher of Becker's Healthcare, asked the speakers to discuss trends in healthcare litigation they're seeing. From the theories False Claims Act cases are being brought under to evaluating how to move forward once a hospital or health system discovers potential fraud at their organization, here are four major healthcare litigation trends and compliance tips that were presented.  By Ayla Ellison -
  4. WellSpan, Good Samaritan Hospital align brands following integration

    Lebanon, Pa.-based Good Samaritan Hospital has aligned its brand identity with York, Pa.-based WellSpan Health to reflect the two entities' recent consolidation, according to the Lebanon Daily News. By Tamara Rosin -

Transforming the value of your anesthesia dollar

Is Your Anesthesia Team Leaving Money on the Table? Learn How to Transform the Value of Your Anesthesia Dollar.
  1. 6 latest healthcare industry lawsuits, settlements

    From an ex-hospital CFO admitting his involvement in a kickback scheme to a physician being sentenced to seven years in prison for writing unlawful prescriptions, here are the latest healthcare industry lawsuits and settlements making headlines.  By Ayla Ellison -
  2. Turing refuses to lower price for drug with the 5000% price hike

    Turing Pharmaceuticals, the drugmaker that made headlines in September for raising the price of a toxoplasmosis medication by 5000 percent overnight, said Tuesday it will not lower the drug's price after all, according to The New York Times. By Tamara Rosin -
  3. Aspirus Riverview names CEO: 6 things to know

    Aspirus Riverview Hospital and Clinics in Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., has appointed Todd Burch CEO, effective Jan. 4, according to a Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune report.  By Kelly Gooch -
  4. 28 recent health IT tips and strategies from CIOs, vendors and industry experts

    Here are 28 recent insights, strategies and tips from industry insiders and experts.  By Max Green -

2015 in review: Seven tips for hospitals

This session will review some of the major legal, regulatory and legislative developments of 2015, focusing on how they may affect hospital transactions going forward, particularly when fair market value and commercial reasonableness are legal imperatives for those transactions.
  1. Steven Altschuler named CEO of UHealth: 5 things to know

    Steven Altschuler, MD, has been named senior vice president of health affairs at the University of Miami and CEO of UHealth-University of Miami Health System.  By Kelly Gooch -
  2. 6 things to know about the best-paying healthcare jobs in NJ

    Health-related occupations represent more than half of the 20 best-paying jobs in New Jersey, according to an analysis by NJ Advance Media.  By Kelly Gooch -
  3. 4 ways Virginia hospitals are struggling financially

    New data from Virginia Health Information, the agency that gathers and reports healthcare data in the state, show that hospitals in Virginia continue to face financial challenges, according to a report published on  By Kelly Gooch -
  4. Interfaith Medical Center names new CEO: 3 things to know

    Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., has named LaRay Brown president and CEO, effective in February, according to a Crain's New York Business report.  By Kelly Gooch -
  5. Minnesota hospitals worry about security after hospital shooting

    Following an October shooting at St. Cloud (Minn.) Hospital in October, many hospitals across the state are worried about ensuring the safety of its patients, visitors and staff, according to the Star Tribune. By Erin Marshall -
  6. Hutchinson Regional names CEO: 3 things to know

    Hutchinson (Kan.) Regional Healthcare System has named Ken Johnson president and CEO, effective immediately.  By Kelly Gooch -
  7. Hillary Clinton criticizes Pfizer-Allergan merger

    Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton cited "deep concerns" after New York City-based Pfizer and Dublin-based Allergan inked an agreement to merge, according to Politico. By Erin Marshall -
  8. 53 hospitals with the lowest heart attack mortality rates

    The following is a list of hospitals with the lowest 30-day mortality rates from heart attack, according to data from CMS.  By Shannon Barnet -
  9. NJ hospital cuts jobs: 5 things to know

    Passaic, N.J.-based St. Mary's General Hospital has laid off a small number of staff members and reassigned others, according to The Record.  By Kelly Gooch -


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