March 2018 Issue of Beckers Hospital Review

March 2018 Issue of Beckers Hospital Review

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100 Hospital & Health System CMOs to Know

Amazon, JPMorgan and Berkshire Hathaway Launch New Healthcare Company: 6 Things to Know
Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase & Co. are launching a new company aimed at cutting healthcare costs for their U.S. employees.  CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE


Missouri Court Bans CMS From Using Medicaid DSH Rule, FAQs to Calculate Payments
A Missouri judge banned CMS from enforcing a final rule and two Frequently Asked Questions documents related to calculating Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital payments. CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE

Anthem’s Discretionary ED Policy Lands Patient With $12k Bill: 8 Things to Know
A Kentucky resident received a $12,596 bill from Frankfort (K.Y.) Regional Medical Center after her insurer, Anthem, deemed her trip to the hospital's emergency department nonemergent, according to Vox. CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE


In Data We Trust: How to Align Around Facts and Improve Outcomes in Orthopedic Care
To demonstrate value, healthcare providers aim to deliver the best patient outcomes at the lowest possible cost. CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE


Community Bemoans Carolinas HealthCare's Rebranding, Says System 'Renamed to a Buzzword'
Healthcare's newest disruptor — the Amazon, JPMorgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway collaboration — has everyone in the industry abuzz. CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE

Former Apple CEO John Sculley on the Amazon-JPMorgan-Berkshire Hathaway Collaboration: ‘Finally, Corporate America Is Stepping In’
Charlotte, N.C.-based Carolinas HealthCare System announced the organization's rebranding to Atrium Health last week. CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE


CIOs: Don't Let a Data Breach Shake Confidence in Your Hospital
Population health — an approach to healthcare that uses vast amounts of patient health data to inform care for specific groups of patients — has the potential to help providers improve patient outcomes and reduce utilization. CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE


Epic Introduces 3-Part Functionality for Data Collaboration
Epic launched a functionality dubbed "One Virtual System Worldwide" to enable healthcare organizations on the Epic EHR to integrate patient data, the EHR vendor announced Jan. 30. CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE

Apple Adds Medical Records to Its Health App
Apple plans to integrate patient health records into its Health app in an attempt to make it easier for consumers to review their medical data from multiple providers, the company announced Wednesday CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE


Highmark Declares 'War on Opioids': 3 Things to Know
Pittsburgh-based Highmark Health Plan will limit opioid prescriptions for members not already taking the medications to seven days, beginning March 8 CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE

How Cleveland Clinic, Kaiser and Others Are Handling High Patient Volumes Amid a Severe Flu Season
An influx of flu patients are flocking to hospitals amid a particularly severe flu season, straining hospitals' resources, space and staff members. CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE

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