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  1. Atrium Health accused of cheating staffers on health, pension benefits — November 19, 2018
  2. Shots fired on Chicago hospital campus — November 19, 2018
  3. Mayo Clinic projects heavy construction spending in coming years — November 19, 2018
  4. Study finds 45 minutes of patient education improves chronic disease management — November 19, 2018
  5. CMS will study quality measures at home health agencies — November 19, 2018

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Atrium Health accused of cheating staffers on health, pension benefits

A group of former Atrium Health employees are suing the system, claiming it has cheated thousands of employees out of pension benefits and caused them to pay more for services it rendered through the network established by the health plan it co-owns.

Shots fired on Chicago hospital campus

A gunman opened fire Monday afternoon on the campus of Chicago’s Mercy Hospital. Two people, including the unidentified gunman, were reported dead.

Mayo Clinic projects heavy construction spending in coming years

Mayo Clinic says it expects to spend $908 million over the next three to five years on ongoing construction projects.

Study finds 45 minutes of patient education improves chronic disease management

The study assigned 47 patients who were diagnosed with a chronic disease to visit with a second-year medical student for 45 minutes after seeing their physician. That one-on-one session measurably improved patients’ attitudes and abilities in…

CMS will study quality measures at home health agencies

The CMS wants to make sure it’s using the right quality measures to track care given by home health agencies, which costs the agency around $18 billion every year.

ECRI Institute launches site to replace shuttered National Guideline Clearinghouse

The ECRI Institute on Monday launched its much-anticipated online repository for clinical guidelines. Officials hope the website will replace the federal government’s National Guideline Clearinghouse, which shut down in July.

CHS settles lawsuit against former CEO of Fort Wayne hospitals

Community Health Systems has settled a lawsuit against the former CEO of its Fort Wayne, Ind., subsidiary, Lutheran Health Network, more than a year after it alleged the CEO used confidential information to lure a competitor to the Fort Wayne area.

Ascension’s outpatient transformation comes at a cost

Ascension reported higher proportions of publicly insured patients and dips in some volume metrics in the third quarter amid its transformation from being an inpatient to an outpatient provider.

Pharmacists take aim at benefit managers

Independent pharmacists in New York are calling for a state investigation into the practices of pharmacy benefit managers—the companies that negotiate drug prices on behalf of insurers and employers. They blame the PBMs for forcing owners to…

New York-Presbyterian and Empire BCBS negotiating deal that could affect 300,000

New York-Presbyterian is struggling to reach an agreement to remain in Empire BlueCross BlueShield’s network. If the two sides can’t agree before Jan. 1, New York-Presbyterian estimates that about 300,000 patients could face higher charges next year.

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