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  1. Beaumont, Henry Ford submit dueling plans for new hospital

    Beaumont Health and Henry Ford Health System each want to build a new hospital in Oxford, Mich., but state regulators will allow only one hospital to be built.
  2. Sutter Health, Anthem sign new contract

    Sacramento, Calif.-based Sutter Health reached a new agreement with Anthem Blue Cross of California, the companies said March 20.
  3. 32 chief population health officers to know | 2019

    Becker's Hospital Review is pleased to recognize 32 chief population health officers at hospitals and health systems across the country.

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  1. NCH Healthcare sees 45% jump in net income

    Naples, Fla.-based NCH Healthcare System saw its revenue and net income improve in the 2018 fiscal year, according to recent financial documents.
  2. Connecticut physician sentenced in $5M billing fraud case

    A Connecticut physician was sentenced March 18 to more than seven years in prison after pleading guilty to one count of healthcare fraud and one count of money laundering in September 2018, according to the Department of Justice.
  3. TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center taps COO: 3 notes

    TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center in Smyrna, Tenn., named Joe Gleason COO, according to a Rutherford Source report.
  4. Humana to expand primary care network

    Humana plans to extend its senior-focused primary care network to more cities, according to Forbes contributor Bruce Japsen.

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  1. Medicaid work requirements aren't increasing number of job seekers, analysis finds

    New state data suggests Medicaid beneficiaries who face work requirements haven't found jobs and likely don't have health insurance, according to the nonpartisan Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.
  2. U of Illinois at Chicago overlooked serious issues with clinical trial, documents show

    University of Illinois at Chicago has publicly denied its failure to oversee a troubled clinical trial involving adolescents, but newly obtained documents show the university did acknowledge some shortfalls to federal investigators, according to an investigative report from ProPublica Illinois.
  3. Employer wellness programs don't cut healthcare costs, study suggests

    While the workplace wellness industry generates $8 billion in annual revenue, a recent study found little evidence that the programs lower healthcare costs or change employee behavior within a year, according to Scientific American.
  4. Cedars-Sinai names 1st chief health equity officer, new chief nursing executive: 6 notes

    Los Angeles-based Cedars-Sinai Medical Center named Linda Burnes Bolton, DrPH, RN, its inaugural chief health equity officer.

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  1. Hutchinson Health appoints president: 4 things to know

    Hutchinson (Minn.) Health tapped James Lyons to serve as president, effective April 12.
  2. Tulane Lakeside changes name, adds adult services

    Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women's and Children in Metairie, La., is changing its name to Tulane Lakeside Hospital to better reflect the expansion of its adult services, including the addition of an adult intensive care unit.
  3. 50%+ of hospital trainees work while experiencing flu-like illness

    Working while sick with influenza-like illness may be common in training programs at hospitals, according to a study published in the American Journal of Infection Control.
  4. University of Pennsylvania Health System selects new CEO: 6 takeaways

    Philadelphia-based University of Pennsylvania Health System appointed Kevin B. Mahoney CEO, effective July 1.
  5. UCSF Medical Center residents, interns protest pay by walking off jobs for 15 minutes

    Medical interns, residents and fellows at the University of California San Francisco Medical Center walked off the job for 15 minutes March 19 to protest for higher pay, among other demands, reports the San Francisco Examiner.
  6. Massachusetts lawmakers unveil 4 bills for telehealth insurance coverage

    Massachusetts legislators introduced four bills that would require payers to provide coverage for telemedicine services, according to the National Law Review.
  7. Big Pharma bets big on gene therapies: 3 notes

    In the last two months several pharma giants announced or completed deals to expand their portfolio of gene therapy treatments.  
  8. DrChrono offering hospitals free trial of EHR: 3 notes

    DrChrono, an EHR, medical billing and practice management software developer, is offering a free trial of its mobile, cloud-based EHR platform.
  9. Former DEA official advising Purdue Pharma

    A former senior U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration official is now a paid adviser to OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, which is facing numerous lawsuits for its alleged role in fueling the opioid epidemic, according to NBC News.

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