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. Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital to halt “balance billing” amidst uproar from patients smacked by massive surprise bills — February 22, 2019
  2. Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital to halt “balance billing” amidst uproar from patients smacked by massive surprise bills — February 22, 2019
  3. Rising from the ashes: How Adventist Feather River is moving on after the Camp Fire wreaked havoc — February 22, 2019
  4. Rising from the ashes: How Adventist Feather River is moving on after the Camp Fire wreaked havoc — February 22, 2019
  5. Community Health Systems sees major drop in net losses over 2017, reporting $328 million for Q4 2018 — February 21, 2019

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Information sharing, widespread collaboration on education, outcome vigilance can help curb the opioid crisis

Marcia Conrad-Miller of CGI said if payers, providers, pharma work together on oversight and create data store, progress could be made.

Providers aren’t talking to patients about costs and it’s affecting patient satisfaction, VisitPay study shows

A third of respondents also said growing healthcare costs impact their ability to seek care, study says.

Artificial intelligence can identify at-risk patients, inform care and improve disease prevention

Southeast Health Medical Center is making the case for the potential impact of AI on reducing hospital-acquired infections like sepsis, CAUTIs, and pressure ulcers.

Building a robust but streamlined call center operation can boost patient satisfaction, loyalty

Providers must keep in mind that a patient’s experience with your call center can, and often does, shape their perspective on your whole organization, and whether they stay with you.

Medical transcription standards improve patient safety, optimize EHR use

Laura Bryan will share insights at HIMSS19 on the impact of these standards, and why the latest edition of the transcription stylebook targets info tech pros and your EHR.

Massachusetts General Hospital receives record $50 million gift to fund capital projects

Donation was made by long-time donors James and Carol Herscot to support capital projects and support their Tuberous Sclerosis Complex.

Baylor, Scott & White Health, Memorial Hermann call off merger

The deal was reportedly worth $14 billion and was announced in early October. Meanwhile, the Dignity Health and Catholic Health initiatives mega-merger is complete.

Shriner’s Hospital for Children to end inpatient care at Tampa facility, layoff some staff

System said majority of Tampa employees will not be affected; telemedicine and partnerships will be tools to help reach patients in region.

Aetna to pay $935,000 in settlement with California in envelope data breach case

The settlement also requires Aetna to implement mailing procedures that protect the confidentiality of medical information and complete a yearly compliance assessment.

Medical University of South Carolina set $137 million price cap for 4-hospital deal with CHS

The deal is a milestone for the South Carolina public health system, as it is the first time MUSC has acquired other hospitals.

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