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  1. Summa Health launches $75M fundraising campaign

    Akron, Ohio-based Summa Health has announced a fundraising campaign with the goal of raising $75 million to support patient care and clinical quality, according to Cleveland.com.
  2. Investment losses hit Duke University Health System's bottom line

    Duke University Health System reported higher revenues in the six months ended Dec. 31 than in the same period of the year prior, but the Durham, N.C.-based health system ended the period with a net loss, according to recently released unaudited financial documents.
  3. Arkansas hospital's power temporarily shut off due to nonpayment

    Southwestern Electric Power Company disconnected electric utility service to De Queen (Ark.) Hospital Feb. 12 for nonpayment. Service was restored Feb. 13 after SWEPC received payment for past-due amounts, according to the Texarkana Gazette.

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  1. 10 hospitals seeking RCM talent

    Here are 10 hospitals and health systems that posted job listings seeking revenue cycle management expertise in the last week.
  2. Google, Mitre Corp. to bring 'synthetic' patient data to developers

    Google Cloud will soon make a data set of "synthetic" patient data available to developers, the company announced Feb. 11.
  3. Woman awarded $1M in discrimination lawsuit against California hospital

    A jury awarded a former employee of Camarillo, Calif.-based St. John's Pleasant Valley Hospital $1.03 million in a discrimination lawsuit, according to a Ventura County Star report.
  4. Iowa City hospital workers union says buses to distant parking lots weren't provided during snowstorm

    Cold weather has intensified negotiations between Iowa City-based University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and unionized employees, according to The Gazette.

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  1. Baylor Scott & White's net income falls 55%

    Dallas-based Baylor Scott & White Health saw its revenue increase in the first half of fiscal year 2019, but losses on investments dragged down its bottom line.
  2. Mayo Clinic rolls out first-aid voice skill for Google Assistant

    Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic has released a first-aid tool, dubbed Mayo First Aid, for Google's voice assistant.
  3. Cheyenne Regional Health System names CEO: 5 notes

    Cheyenne (Wyo.) Regional Health System appointed Timothy Thornell CEO, effective April 8.
  4. Google reportedly hints at modifying cloud to support physicians' faxes

    Google may be developing a service that lets physicians fax medical information to its cloud storage platform Google Drive, CNBC's digital health reporter Christina Farr reports.

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  1. UnitedHealth operating 13 hospitals in South America; workforce surpasses 300,000

    UnitedHealth Group now employs 300,000 workers across its health insurance and service lines, both nationally and globally, according to the Star Tribune.
  2. HHS launches payment model for ambulance providers: 5 things to know

    HHS debuted a new payment model for emergency ambulance service providers.
  3. North Carolina hospital may close, CEO says

    Employees of Washington County Hospital in Plymouth, N.C., are concerned about the facility's future, according to local TV station WCTI.
  4. Apple extends iPhone health records access to CPSI clients

    Patients at community hospitals and clinics using an Evident EHR can now access their medical data on the iPhone's Health app.
  5. Tulare City Council lends $9M to medical center

    The Tulare (Calif.) City Council voted Feb. 12 to extend a $9 million loan to Tulare Regional Medical Center, which will allow the struggling hospital to purchase equipment and pay critical bills, according to the Visalia Times Delta.
  6. Cigna, Sentara join Aetna, IBM's blockchain ecosystem

    Cigna and Norfolk, Va.-based Sentara Healthcare are the latest organizations to join a collaborative blockchain project designed to improve transparency and interoperability in the healthcare space.
  7. Nurse navigators linked to fewer readmissions, deaths among heart attack patients

    A program in which nurse navigators help heart attack patients transition from hospital to outpatient care can help lower readmission and mortality rates, according to research presented at the American College of Cardiology's Cardiovascular Summit in Orlando.
  8. Apple, IBM CEOs join Trump's AI advisory board

    President Donald Trump appointed Apple CEO Tim Cook and IBM President and CEO Ginni Rometty to the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board, according to CNBC.
  9. Athenahealth goes private; Cerner debuts 'longitudinal patient records' & more — 14 health IT key notes

    Here are 14 recent news updates on major health IT and technology companies:

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