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  1. 78% of post-acute care providers not participating in ACOs

    Most senior housing and care facilities are not participating in accountable care organizations, according to a recent survey from Lancaster Pollard, a Columbus, Ohio-based financial consulting firm for healthcare, senior living and housing provider organizations.  By Emily Rappleye -
  2. American potentially exposed to Ebola being flown to Atlanta

    As one American was admitted to the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center in Bethesda, Md., Friday to be treated for Ebola after contracting the virus in Sierra Leone, a second American who had potential exposure to that patient is being transported to Atlanta to be close to Emory University Hospital. By Heather Punke -
  3. A snapshot of today's physician: 7 statistics

    Here is a snapshot of a physician in today's healthcare climate, according to A Survey of America’s Physicians in 2014: Practice Patterns and Perspectives.  By Anuja Vaidya -

Care coordination in a post-EHR world

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  1. Are you as good as you think you are? How a lack of self-awareness can limit professional success

    Many companies' training or development programs include some sort of self-assessment designed to increase self-awareness, but in practice self-evaluations typically have a very low correlation to objective assessments, especially for work-related skills, according to the Harvard Business Review. By Tamara Rosin -
  2. Commenter participation reflects growing interest in value-based care

    Despite many predictions in 2010 that the Medicare Shared Savings Program would fizzle out, value-based payments are here to stay — at least if the comments on CMS' proposed rule to update the program are any indication of interest.  By Emily Rappleye -
  3. Mount Carmel Health System plans multiple hospital projects

    Columbus, Ohio-based Mount Carmel Health System announced it is investing more than $700 million in its people-centered care strategy, which focuses on prevention and wellness, improved care coordination, population health management and integrated care capabilities targeted at keeping people healthier.  By Kelly Gooch -
  4. Dr. Michael Edbauer to succeed Dennis Horrigan as Catholic Medical Partners CEO

    Buffalo, N.Y.-based Catholic Medical Partners, part of Buffalo-based Catholic Health System, has selected Michael Edbauer, DO, to succeed Dennis R. Horrigan as CEO after Mr. Horrigan retires at the end of 2015, according to The Buffalo News. By Tamara Rosin -

Lessons from Hospital-Physcian ASCs

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  1. CHI Memorial Hospital CEO James Hobson to retire

    James H. Hobson, CEO of CHI Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga, Tenn., will retire July 12, according to the Times Free Press. By Tamara Rosin -
  2. Prime CEO: Abandoning deal wasn't about putting profit first

    Prem Reddy, MD, chairman, president and CEO of Ontario, Calif.-based Prime Healthcare Services, is standing behind his decision to back out of a deal to acquire Los Altos, Calif.-based Daughters of Charity Health System's hospitals, according to a Los Angeles Times report.  By Ayla Ellison -
  3. St. Peter's Health Partners, Ellis Medicine name CEO for joint venture

    A CEO has been named for the joint venture between Albany, N.Y.-based St. Peter's Health Partners and Schenectady, N.Y.-based Ellis Medicine: Bethany M. Gilboard. By Tamara Rosin -
  4. University of Colorado Hospital CEO John Harney announces retirement

    John Harney, president and CEO of University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora, has announced he will retire June 30. By Tamara Rosin -
  1. Atlantic Health System names former Johns Hopkins executive Brian Gragnolati CEO

    Morristown, N.J.-based Atlantic Health System has named Brian A. Gragnolati president and CEO, effective May 4. By Tamara Rosin -
  2. Rural health advocate Dr. Mary Wakefield to become HHS acting deputy secretary

    Mary Wakefield, PhD, RN, one of the country's leading rural health advocates, will assume the position of acting deputy secretary of HHS, the department's No. 2 post, according to The Hill. By Tamara Rosin -
  3. 9 of the most interesting and intelligent entrepreneurs in healthcare today

    In an era where words like "innovation" and "disruption" are used to the point of exhaustion, some healthcare leaders stand out as true examples of entrepreneurial intelligence. By Tamara Rosin -
  4. 5 latest healthcare industry lawsuits

    From national accounting firm KPMG attempting to get a lawsuit filed by Pascagoula, Miss.-based Singing River Health System tossed to Notre Dame's Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act contraception challenge being revived, here are the latest healthcare industry lawsuits.  By Ayla Ellison -
  5. 12 recent hospital outlook and rating actions

    The following hospital and health system rating and outlook changes and affirmations took place during the past week, starting with the most recent.  By Ayla Ellison -
  6. Week in review: 9 biggest healthcare stories this week

    Stay in the know with Becker's Hospital Review's weekly roundup of the nation's biggest healthcare news. Here's what you need to know this week.  By Tamara Rosin -
  7. American with Ebola arrives in Maryland for care: 5 things to know

    Ebola is back in the United States after an American who contracted the virus in Africa was flown back to the U.S. Friday morning. Here are five things to know about the newest case.  By Heather Punke -
  8. Obama visits struggling VA hospital in Phoenix to discuss overhaul

    President Barack Obama will meet with the Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald at the VA hospital in Phoenix Friday to discuss improvement efforts, according to The Wall Street Journal.  By Shannon Barnet -
  9. 37th defendant pleads guilty in $100M healthcare fraud scheme

    Another person has admitted their involvement in a long-running fraud scheme involving Parsippany, N.J.-based Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services, according to the Department of Justice.  By Ayla Ellison -

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