Bsanborn

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Name: bsanborn
Date registered: December 2, 2015
URL: http://www.healthcarefinancenews.com/content-feed/news

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  1. CHI Franciscan, Washington state settle suit over alleged antitrust violations in physician group acquisition, partnership agreement — March 20, 2019
  2. New York City nurses threaten strike over staffing, working conditions at Montefiore, Mount Sinai, New York Presbyterian — March 18, 2019
  3. Hospital employees are clicking on phishing emails, and that’s a problem, JAMA study shows — March 15, 2019
  4. Physicians for Fair Coverage proposes ban on surprise medical bills for out-of- network care, creation of reimbursement standards — March 14, 2019
  5. While the price of healthcare is growing, utilization is dropping and price variations persist, report says — March 13, 2019

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CHI Franciscan, Washington state settle suit over alleged antitrust violations in physician group acquisition, partnership agreement

State argued CHI Franciscan acquisition of WestSound Orthopaedics and professional services agreement with The Doctors Clinic limited patient choice, set up price hikes.

New York City nurses threaten strike over staffing, working conditions at Montefiore, Mount Sinai, New York Presbyterian

The strike, if it happens would affect more than 10,000 nurses and would likely prove costly for the systems involved.

Hospital employees are clicking on phishing emails, and that’s a problem, JAMA study shows

More than 2.9 million simulated emails were sent to employees at six hospitals, and nearly one in seven were clicked on, the study said.

Physicians for Fair Coverage proposes ban on surprise medical bills for out-of- network care, creation of reimbursement standards

Proposal creates a national protocol for alternative dispute resolution, which would prohibit surprise bills and establish reimbursement standards.

While the price of healthcare is growing, utilization is dropping and price variations persist, report says

Report analyzed more than 1.8 billion commercial healthcare claims and data visualization to benchmark prices and use across 112 metropolitan areas from 2012 to 2016.

Urgent care centers grow in number, reach, thanks to comprehensive capabilities, convenience, millennial demand

The report showed more than 70 percent of patients wait less than 20 minutes to see a provider and it’s not just millennials fueling the demand.

Capital Regional Medical Center hit with $1.1 million verdict after hospital visitor slips, falls on wet floor

According to law firm representing victim, $1.1 million award is compensation for the "permanent and severe injuries" she suffered after falling on wet floor.

American Medical Association urges more time for detailed feedback on ONC, CMS information blocking rules

Moving too quickly could lead to unintended consequences that could negatively impact patient privacy, physician burden, the AMA said.

Medical University of South Carolina completes acquisition of 4 hospitals from Community Health Systems

The facilities have been rebranded with the MUSC name, growing the system by 827 beds in the milestone deal.

CDC urges hospitals to step up their protections, protocols against staph infections

In 2017, more than 119,000 bloodstream staph infections occurred and 20,000 people died from them. What’s more, a rise in the infections could be due to rampant opioid use.

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