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  1. 10 latest hospital, health system executive moves

    The following hospital and health system executive moves were announced or made in the last week. They are listed below, beginning with the most recent.  By Kelly Gooch -
  2. Henry Ford Health System swings to profit: 5 key points

    Detroit-based Henry Ford Health System reported net income of $21.1 million for the three months that ended March 31, up from a net loss of nearly $16 million during the same period a year ago.  By Ayla Ellison -
  3. Capella revenue jumps 22% in Q1 on growth in outpatient services

    Franklin, Tenn.-based Capella Healthcare reported its revenue from continuing operations increased to $207 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2015, up 22.3 percent from a year ago.  By Ayla Ellison -

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  1. UPMC data theft by third-party employee affects 2,200 patient records

    Pittsburgh-based UPMC is notifying 2,200 patients that their data has been illegally disclosed by a third-party vendor employee. By Akanksha Jayanthi -
  2. 6 recent hospital transactions and partnerships

    The following healthcare mergers, acquisitions and general transactions took place or were announced within the past week.  By Ayla Ellison -
  3. 3 things to know about Gary C. Tucker, incoming CEO of Mount St. Mary's Hospital

    Gary C. Tucker, senior vice president and COO of Mount St. Mary's Hospital in Lewiston, N.Y., has been named president and CEO of the hospital.  By Kelly Gooch -
  4. 4 things to know about newly appointed Agilum Healthcare Intelligence CEO Mark McCurry

    Franklin, Tenn.-based Agilum Healthcare Intelligence, a company that provides business intelligence solutions and services that are designed to meet the specific needs of hospitals and health systems, has appointed Mark McCurry CEO.  By Kelly Gooch -

Survey: Meeting lean goals through system integration

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  1. UHS CEO Alan Miller on the impact of the PPACA, physician reimbursement and health IT

    While the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has led to millions of uninsured Americans gaining healthcare coverage, important contributors to rising healthcare costs such as unnecessary utilization of emergency departments have not gone down. By Tamara Rosin -
  2. CHI St. Vincent CEO Chad Aduddell: Enhanced patient communication keeps prices in check

    Chad S. Aduddell, CEO of Little Rock, Ark.-based CHI St. Vincent, said hospitals can curb costs and ensure patients understand prices up front by improving communication between patients and hospital staff, according to Arkansas Business. By Tamara Rosin -
  3. Maryland adopts nurse practitioner full-practice authority law: 3 things to know

    Maryland has become the 21st state to grant patients full and direct access to nurse practitioner-provided care.  By Kelly Gooch -
  4. Iowa hospital blocks release of volunteers names following sexual abuse accusations

    Denison, Iowa-based Crawford County Memorial Hospital and the hospital's foundation filed a petition in Crawford County District Court requesting to block the release of its van drivers' names following accusations that at least one driver may have a criminal history involving sexual abuse of a minor, according to The Des Moines Register. By Tamara Rosin -

Why your EMR won't drive value-based care

You don't know what you don't know. You may think you are providing value-based services to your clients through your EMR, but without the ability to take action and ensure accountable follow-up, are you truly making a positive impact?
  1. For-profit hospital stock report: Week of May 11-15

    All five major for-profit hospital operators saw their stock prices rise last week.  By Kelly Gooch -
  2. 1,700 patient records improperly disposed of at Holston Valley Medical Center

    The patient records of approximately 1,700 patients of Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, Tenn., were found in a recycling bin, prompting the hospital to issue a data breach notification to patients. By Akanksha Jayanthi -
  3. 7 hospitals receive credit downgrades in past month

    Seven hospitals and health systems received a credit downgrade during the past month, according to a report from HFA Partners  By Ayla Ellison -
  4. UPMC operating income falls 68% last quarter: 5 key points

    For the three-month period that ended March 31, Pittsburgh-based UPMC reported its operating revenue increased while its operating income fell 68.5 percent.  By Ayla Ellison -
  5. MetroHealth cardiac cath lab attacked by malware, 981 patient records compromised

    Cleveland-based MetroHealth System discovered malware in three computers in its cardiac catheterization lab, prompting the system to notify nearly 1,000 patients that their protected health information may have been accessed.  By Akanksha Jayanthi -
  6. "I never use that word, retire"

    The inspirational trait B.B. King and a nurse in Tacoma, Wash., have in common. By Tamara Rosin -
  7. 3 hospital CEOs forecast the King v. Burwell decision, healthcare in 2017

    The CEOs of MemorialCare Health System, Ochsner Medical Center and Cook County Health and Hospitals each agreed about the likely outcome of King v. Burwell, although their perspectives differed about healthcare legislation under a newly elected president in 2017. By Molly Gamble -
  8. Setting standards for your team: Insights from Studer Group

    On their first day, employees at Studer Group, now a part of Huron Healthcare, sign a commitment statement to abide by the company's behavioral standards, which are nonnegotiable.  By Molly Gamble -
  9. Mayo Medical School's Arizona branch receives licensure

    Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Medical School announced Thursday its branch campus in Scottsdale, Ariz., has received state licensure.  By Emily Rappleye -


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