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  1. Tower Health hit with 3-notch credit downgrade

    Fitch Ratings downgraded West Reading, Pa.-based Tower Health's revenue bond rating to "BBB" from "A."
  2. MUSC children's hospital opening delayed again

    The opening of Medical University of South Carolina Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital has been pushed back again, according to local news station WCSC.
  3. Fintech blockchain provider eyes $5M funding round

    New York City-based GlobexUS Holdings — also dubbed Horizon — announced Dec. 3 a $5 million Series A funding round.

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  1. 100 hospitals and health systems with great orthopedic programs | 2019

    The hospitals featured on Becker's Hospital Review's 100 hospitals and health systems with great orthopedic programs list for 2019 have earned recognition for quality of care and patient satisfaction for orthopedic and spine surgery.
  2. Insurers ask for another 90 days to comment on price transparency rule

    Health insurers are requesting the Trump administration to extend the comment period for its proposed price transparency rule an additional 90 days, according to Politico's Pulse newsletter.
  3. CEO of Woman's Hospital in Louisiana: Premature births, maternal deaths biggest priorities

    The new CEO of Woman's Hospital in Baton Rouge, La., said the most critical health issues the hospital is prioritizing are premature birth rates and maternal deaths, according to the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report.
  4. Humana partners with Philips on 2 remote monitoring initiatives

    Humana and Philips partnered on two new programs that use remote medical alert systems to monitor Medicare Advantage members who are at risk of health complications, the companies said Dec. 4.

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  1. 10 hospitals hiring presidents

    Below are 10 hospitals and health systems that posted job listings seeking presidents during the past few weeks.
  2. OIG to recover nearly $6B in fraudulent payments

    Almost $6 billion in fraudulent payments is expected to be recovered by HHS' Office of Inspector General, federal officials said in their semiannual report to Congress.
  3. BCBS accuses Tennessee hospital of using 'suspicious' billing tactics

    A small hospital in Tennessee submitted "suspicious" claims to BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee to collect improper payments, the health insurer alleged in a news release shared with the Tennessean.
  4. Missouri hospital loses stillborn baby's remains

    Springfield, Mo.-based Cox Medical Center South informed a couple that, after a stillbirth, their baby's remains are missing, providing no explanation as to how or where the infant's body is, according to the Springfield News-Leader.

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  1. Progress on HIV diagnosis, treatment has slowed, CDC says

    HIV testing, treatment and prevention efforts must improve in order to achieve the U.S. goal of reducing the new infection rate by 90 percent in the next 10 years, according to a CDC Vital Signs report published Dec. 3. 
  2. Ochsner saw 1,385% more flu cases this November than last

    Hospitals in Louisiana saw much larger volumes of flu patients this November compared to the same month last year, reports CNN.
  3. Federal flu response focus of House subcommittee hearing

    Health officials from HHS, the CDC and the National Institutes of Health met with House leaders Dec. 4 to discuss emergency preparedness for flu season.
  4. Viant to shut down sterilization operations at Michigan facility

    Viant Medical has signed a consent order with the state of Michigan to end its sterilization operations in Grand Rapids by the end of the year. 
  5. American Contract Systems gets 15 days to show FDA it's cleaned up its act

    The FDA sent a warning letter Dec. 3 to American Contract Systems, a medical devicemaker and contract sterilizer, sayings its facility in Houston failed to validate its sterilization operations. 
  6. Duke Regional Hospital appoints Adia K. Ross CMO

    Duke Regional Hospital in Durham, N.C., has tapped Adia K. Ross, MD, to serve as CMO, the hospital announced.
  7. Tampa General Hospital CEO John Couris: 8 tips to support a struggling teammate

    As a team leader and throughout my 20-plus year career, there have been specific instances where a star teammate has faltered.
  8. Ford discontinues medical transportation service to focus on self-driving tech

    Ford's GoRide Health non-emergency transportation service is in the process of shuttering across the five regions of Ohio and Michigan in which it was available, with an expected end date of Dec. 13, according to a notice on the service's website.
  9. Google co-founders leave management roles, Sundar Pichai to lead Alphabet, health-related 'Other Bets'

    With the announcement that Google's Larry Page and Sergey Brin have stepped back from their management positions to take more advisory roles in the company they co-founded, Google CEO Sundar Pichai now leads all of Alphabet, including its expansion into healthcare.

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