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    All business leaders should be concerned with children's healthcare, R. Lawrence Moss, MD, the president and CEO of Nemours Children's Health System in Jacksonville, Fla., wrote in a white paper on child well-being and the economy.
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    UPMC International is temporarily banning business travel to China and Italy as the coronavirus outbreak continues to spread, according to the Philadelphia Business Journal.
  • Cleveland Clinic's strategy in 2020 and beyond: 6 takeaways

    In his annual State of the Clinic address, Cleveland Clinic President and CEO Tom Mihaljevic, MD, highlighted several key initiatives the 18-hospital system is implementing to improve care for patients, expand its footprint and provide a better experience for clinicians and other employees.
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  • U of South Carolina, Prisma partner to bring business ideas to market

    The University of South Carolina and Prisma Health have teamed up in an effort to bring more commercially viable ideas to the market, according to The Post and Courier.
  • UNC Health Care rebrands: 4 things to know

    UNC Health Care, North Carolina's largest academic healthcare system, will shorten to UNC Health under a new rebrand, the Chapel Hill-based health system said Feb. 20.
  • Amazon Care goes live in Seattle: 5 things to know

    Amazon's virtual medical clinic that offers in-person follow-ups is now available to Amazon employees in Seattle, according to CNBC.
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    ProMedica has officially renamed its children's hospital in Toledo, Ohio, after philanthropist Russell Ebeid, according to local news station NBC 24.
  • RWJBarnabas Health President and CEO Barry H. Ostrowsky: The case for finding a trusted partner and diving in headfirst

    Hospitals and health systems are seeking partners left and right to pool resources, combine strengths and come out on top in an increasingly competitive environment. The goals of these partnerships are often lofty — they involve innovation, care coordination, patient access, cost efficiency and quality. With the stakes high and regulatory concerns complex, striking an agreement often takes years, pushing any potential improvements off onto a distant horizon. But lengthy negotiation processes don't have to be the norm and, in fact, shouldn't be the norm in an industry that is begging for transformation and disruption. 
  • Oak Street Health plans big expansion: 4 things to know

    Oak Street Health, a Chicago-based network of primary care centers for Medicare beneficiaries, is growing to more than 50 centers across nine states.
  • Simplifying business strategy — 2020

    We increasingly live in an era of big platforms and big channels. In many businesses, there's no choice but to work, in part, through platforms and channels.
  • How Labs Can Innovate in 2020: Anticipating changes needed to help hospital laboratories succeed in 2020

    The first mission of hospital and health system laboratories has remained the same for a half century: manage diagnostic testing and accurately produce the results on which most of a patient’s care is based. However today, no part of a hospital is immune to the pressures of cost control and increased efficiency.
  • Physician recruitment has a 'Cheesecake Factory' problem: What that means, and how 3 CEOs are solving it

    Forget signing bonuses and relocation packages. The latest litmus test physicians are using to evaluate job offers involves chain restaurants and medical mission trips. 
  • Cincinnati hospital forms joint venture with medical equipment company

    The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati has entered into a joint venture with a Columbus, Ohio-based medical equipment company, according to the Cincinnati Business Courier.
  • New York's Mount Sinai St. Luke's gets a new name

    New York City-based Mount Sinai St. Luke's hospital was renamed Feb. 7.
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    Before brands like Apple and Amazon became synonymous with consumer culture, the healthcare experience didn’t have much motivation to change. If you felt ill, you’d go see a doctor. The doctor would check you over, make a diagnosis and set you on the appropriate path to treatment. It was on you to initiate contact: your physician’s only job was to provide whatever care was needed, once you were in the system.
  • Former GE exec finds way to cut healthcare costs — and US hospitals are out of the equation

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  • Baylor Scott & White credits ACO for success in bending cost curve

    Dallas-based Baylor Scott & White Health has successfully bent the cost curve due to the success of its ACO, which covers its roughly 46,000 employees and hundreds of thousands of other patients, according to coverage in The Dallas Morning News.
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    Walmart has expanded its footprint in the primary care market in the past six months by opening two standalone health centers.

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