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Hospitals Pan Senate ACA Repeal Plan

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he hospital sector offers unanimous thumbs down to the Senate’s proposal to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

The nation’s largest hospital associations united in rejecting the Senate’s proposal to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, and urged lawmakers to “hit reset” and “go back to the drawing board.” 247 more words

Collaboration, Big Data Help Phoenix Children’s Focus on Value-Based Care

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Phoenix Children’s collaborative approach to value-based care relies on community input, big data analytics, and a physician-driven quality measurement program.

Mergers, acquisitions, and new partnerships can be a scary prospect for healthcare organizations, no matter which side of the negotiating table they are occupying. 468 more words

The Secret of Success for Independent and Thriving Hospitals?

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Consolidation remains a major trend in the healthcare industry, especially among hospitals. In 2016, there were 102 announced partnership and transaction deals, compared to 66 in 2010, according to a Kaufman, Hall & Associates… 659 more words

After Ebola, Liberia’s Health System on Path to Recovery

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • More medical training and equipment mean Liberia’s medical services have improved since the 2014 Ebola outbreak killed over 4,800 people in the country…
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Despite A Growing Appetite, Buffet-Style Flat-Fee Clinics Shutter In Seattle

Despite A Growing Appetite, Buffet-Style Flat-Fee Clinics Shutter In Seattle

In recent years, a small but growing number of practices embraced a buffet approach to primary care, offering patients unlimited services for a modest flat fee instead of billing them a la carte for every office visit and test. 1,042 more words

The New War On Sepsis

The New War On Sepsis

Dawn Nagel, a nurse at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, Calif., knew she was going to have a busy day, with more than a dozen patients showing signs of sepsis. 261 more words