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. Department of Justice, Atrium Health settle civil suit over alleged anti-competitive steering restrictions — November 15, 2018
  2. Geisinger unveils ProvenRecovery program for surgery patients which cuts down on opioid use, speeds recovery — November 15, 2018
  3. How St. Luke’s created a patient-centric revenue cycle to improve satisfaction and collections — November 13, 2018
  4. (UPDATED)Camp Fire in Northern California damages Adventist Health Feather River Hospital, patients evacuated — November 9, 2018
  5. Leapfrog releases Fall 2018 safety grades showing medical errors, safety issues prevail in red and blue states — November 9, 2018

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Department of Justice, Atrium Health settle civil suit over alleged anti-competitive steering restrictions

If approved by the Court, the agreement will resolve more than two years of civil antitrust litigation.

Geisinger unveils ProvenRecovery program for surgery patients which cuts down on opioid use, speeds recovery

Pilot program showed an 18 percent drop in opioid use and cut length-of-stay in half for certain surgery patients, yielding big savings.

How St. Luke’s created a patient-centric revenue cycle to improve satisfaction and collections

Case study: Revised paper statements and new digital patient portal drove a 38% improvement in self-pay collections, a 21% reduction in cost-per-dollar collected and patient satisfaction rose from 28% to more than 50%.

(UPDATED)Camp Fire in Northern California damages Adventist Health Feather River Hospital, patients evacuated

A trio of wildfires has devoured tens of thousands of acres in California, killing at least 29 people.

Leapfrog releases Fall 2018 safety grades showing medical errors, safety issues prevail in red and blue states

Of more than 2,600 hospitals graded, a total of 32 percent earned A’s, 24 percent earned B’s, 37 scored C’s, 6 percent got D’s and just under 1 percent received an F.

Quorum Health’s net losses climb as company plans to sell at least 5 more hospitals

Quorum ended the first nine months of 2018 with a net loss of $179.5 million, compared to an $87.4 million net loss in the same period last year.

Opioid abuse treatment buprenorphine integrated into New York City Health + Hospitals primary care clinics

NYC H+H emergency departments are also implementing new treating procedures for opioid abuse patients called Emergency Department Addiction Teams.

Hospitals: Take these four steps now and you could significantly decrease maternal mortality

The four actionable areas described by the authors can be applied and modified for virtually any hospital.

Open enrollment initial numbers show first three days yielded more than 371,600 plan selections

Since enrollment weeks are measured Sunday through Saturday, these first figures account for only three days, from Thursday to Saturday.

Tenet sees operating revenue drop but significant year-over-year progress in shrinking net losses

Tenet adjusts its outlook for 2018, now forecasting expected net income of $84 million to $144 million, the system says.

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