Bsanborn

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

Latest posts

  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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Scott Gottlieb lauded for tough stance on tobacco and vaping, approval of new drugs at FDA

Policy experts and providers said his charge in the face of the tobacco industry and work to speed drug approvals has improved public health – but one group attacked his tenure, citing FDA’s decision on a powerful opioid.

White House Domestic Policy Council director warns hospitals to address surprise bills

Joe Grogan told listeners at the Federation of American Hospitals’ annual conference to get on top of surprise bills or the government will step in.

New York City Health + Hospitals gets $1.5 million grant to expand use of arts in clinical care, staff wellness

Grant will create, expand patient care programs and staff initiatives to reduce stress, support emotional health, address physician burnout.

Rush University Medical Center reveals data breach that may compromised information of 45,000 patients

Rush said info. could include names, addresses, dates of birth, and insurance information but not treatment, diagnosis or personal financial information.

Time’s Up Healthcare seeks to drive cultural change, break down culture of inequality, harassment

The organization says healthcare professionals represent the second largest group to have contacted their legal defense fund for help after arts, entertainment workers.

Hurricane Michael-ravaged Bay Medical Sacred Heart to cease infant delivery services

The system cited a lack of space as reason behind the decision, which means 20 staff members will lose their jobs.

Travel and wait times for healthcare are the worst among professional sectors, Altarum report says.

When travel and wait times were quantified using hourly wage to measure "economic cost of time spent" the costs averaged $89 billion dollars annually, the analysis said.

UConn Health, UW Medicine reveal major cyber incidents affecting more than 1 million patients

UConn Health incidents stemmed from illegal access to employee email accounts; UW Medicine detected a vulnerability on a website server that exposed protected internal files.

Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital to halt “balance billing” amidst uproar from patients smacked by massive surprise bills

Privately insured patients have gotten hit with bills in the tens of thousands after receiving care at the public hospital which does not contract with private payers.

Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital to halt “balance billing” amidst uproar from patients smacked by massive surprise bills

Privately insured patients have gotten hit with bills in the tens of thousands after receiving care at the public hospital which does not contract with private payers.

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