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  1. Southern Maine Health Care to reorganize, eliminate 13 jobs: 8 things to know

    Biddeford-based Southern Maine Health Care has announced a reorganization that will eliminate about 13 positions and move overnight care from Sanford, Maine, to Biddeford, according to a Portland Press Herald  report.  By Kelly Gooch -
  2. The Pope, Philly and patient care: How Jefferson Health is preparing for the papal visit

    In anticipation of Pope Francis' impending arrival, the city of Philadelphia, hospitals included, is moving heaven and earth to accommodate his safety and well-being when he comes to town. By Akanksha Jayanthi -
  3. 14 latest hospital, health system CEO moves

    The following hospital and health system CEO moves were reported by Becker's Hospital Review in the last week. They are listed below, beginning with the most recent.  By Kelly Gooch -

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  1. Judge clears way for House GOP lawsuit challenging ACA spending

    A federal judge on Wednesday allowed House Republicans to move forward with part of a lawsuit challenging the Obama administration's implementation of the Affordable Care Act, according to The Wall Street Journal.  By Ayla Ellison -
  2. Pennsylvania Supreme Court gives UPMC expedited appeal in Highmark Medicare Advantage battle

    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to hear arguments next month in UPMC and Highmark's bitter battle over whether the Pittsburgh-based health system must continue to provide in-network health services to Highmark Medicare Advantage plan members, according to a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette report.  By Ayla Ellison -
  3. Hospital beds get a makeover

    Hospital beds are now one of the newest and hottest products in the U.S. furniture industry. By Erin Marshall -
  4. Health insurers in the news: Week in review September 3-9

    The following insurers made headlines this week. They are listed below, beginning with the most recent. By Erin Marshall -

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  1. Emdeon to rebrand as Change Healthcare, MedAssets expands relationship with San Antonio Regional Hospital & more – 5 RCM company key notes

    Here are five recent news updates on key healthcare revenue cycle management companies.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. Epic, Allscripts, Cerner among most popular EHRs; Banner Health drops Epic for Cerner; athenahealth loses no clients in 2014 — 7 health IT keynotes

    Here are seven recent news updates on key health IT companies. By Akanksha Jayanthi -
  3. 10 most popular EHR products

    As of 2014, 74 percent of all non-federal acute care hospitals had adopted an EHR, according to HHS data. Still, some providers are looking to replace their systems. Software Advice, an EHR comparison site, has released its rankings of the most popular EHR products.  By Akanksha Jayanthi -
  4. New York Blues plan reports cyberattack affecting 10M

    Computers at Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, based in Rochester, N.Y., fell victim to a cyberattack that may have compromised more than 10 million personal records. By Akanksha Jayanthi -

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  1. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer sparks new conversation around paid parental leave

    Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer announced Aug. 31 that she and her husband Zachary Bogue are expecting twin girls in December. By Erin Marshall -
  2. Survey reveals main causes of physician worry: 5 things to know

    A new survey by the Commonwealth Foundation and the Kaiser Family Foundation revealed the main causes of physician worry include insurance companies and new performance measurements. By Erin Marshall -
  3. Greenville Health System to explore private nonprofit governance model

    Trustees voted Sept. 8 to explore new ways of governing Greenville (S.C.) Health System, which could include forming a private nonprofit system to run GHS, according to The State. By Erin Marshall -
  4. Laurel Regional to lay off more than 30, close maternal and child health unit: 4 things to know

    More than 30 workers at Laurel (Md.) Regional Hospital will be laid off next month when the maternal and child health unit closes, according to a WUSA9 report.  By Kelly Gooch -
  5. Joslin Diabetes Center CEO suddenly steps down: 5 things to know

    John L. Brooks III has stepped down as president, CEO and member of the board of trustees at Boston-based Joslin Diabetes Center, the Harvard-affiliated diabetes research and treatment clinic.  By Kelly Gooch -
  6. Stone County Hospital names Joan Strayham CEO: 3 things to know

    Stone County Hospital in Wiggins, Miss., has named Joan Strayham, MSN, CEO, according to a Mississippi Business Journal report.  By Kelly Gooch -
  7. South Georgia Medical CEO resigns: 4 things to know

    Randy Sauls, CEO of Valdosta-based South Georgia Medical Center, has resigned from his post.  By Kelly Gooch -
  8. CMS: About 9.9 million consumers pay for insurance on state, federal sites

    About 9.9 million consumers had paid their premiums and had an active health insurance policy by June 30, according to CMS data released Sept. 8. By Erin Marshall -
  9. Viewpoint: Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel on sky-high prescription drug prices

    Polls consistently show Americans are fed up with specialty drug costs, and even drug company executives believe high prices are not sustainable. While drug makers may protest, the U.S. needs to come up with a solution for more reasonable prices for specialty drugs, according to Ezekiel Emanuel, MD. By Tamara Rosin -


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