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Hospital Consolidation Is No Panacea
Dec 11, 2017 11:14 AM EST. You get big? I'll get bigger. In the face of increasing consolidation among insurers, hospitals are themselves linking up at ever-greater rates. The Wall Street Journal reported Monday that we may see one of the biggest ...
Ascension and Providence St. Joseph in Talks to Form US 's Largest Hospital OperatorFortune
Ascension merger talks would put Milwaukee hospitals into largest ...Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Report: Bridgeport hospital parent in merger talksCT Post
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Former NJ governor supervised friend in 'low-show' job at hospital, investigator says
A former governor who is chairman of the board at University Hospital in Newark recommended the hospital hire a friend, made her his personal assistant and signed off on a promotion and a pay raise for what was later deemed a "no-show or low- show" job ...

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Hempfield chosen as location for first Highmark, AHN neighborhood hospital
WPXI Pittsburgh
The facility will operate like a mini-hospital, with 10 in-patient beds. It will be open 24 hours per day. "Unlike urgent care where their capacity to do advanced imaging and lab testing is minimal, this is a full ED (emergency department) that will ...
Mixed reaction to AHN's plan for new 'neighborhood' hospital in Westmoreland CountyPittsburgh Post-Gazette
With AHN's expansion, hospital competition heats up in Westmoreland CountyTribune-Review

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11-Year-Old Boy Donates Almost 200 Gifts to Children's Hospital: 'It Makes Me Feel Good'
When Nolan Adams was just 7-years-old, he took matters into his own hands when he discovered that children in hospitals are not as fortunate as him during the holidays. While driving with his parent's four years ago to visit his grandparents in Sioux ...
South Dakota boy donates piles of presents every December to children's hospitalThe Week Magazine
11-year-old donates 176 Christmas presents to patients at children's hospitalKCRA Sacramento

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Kaiser Health News

In Era Of Increased Competition, Hospitals Fret Over Ratings
Kaiser Health News
“If Leapfrog publishes a 'C' grade for Saint Anthony as part of its Fall 2017 Hospital Survey Grades, it will erase years of improvements at the hospital and irreparably degrade the public perception of the hospital,” according to the complaint, which ...
Temecula Valley Hospital wins national awardPress-Enterprise

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Duke University Hospital president leaving for Johns Hopkins Health System
News & Observer
Kevin Sowers, who started his health care career at Duke University Medical Center as an oncology nurse 32 years ago and rose to president of Duke University Hospital, has been named president of the $8 billion Johns Hopkins Health System in Baltimore ...

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Hospitals Merge To Protect Turf As CVS And Optum Move In
What was once a nation of more than 5,000 independent community hospitals and academic medical centers is quickly turning into a small number of regional behemoths controlling dozens of hospitals and hundreds of outpatient clinics. The combination of ...
CVS-Aetna and Optum-DaVita deals take aim at costly hospital

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The data are in, but debate rages: Are hospital readmission penalties a good idea?
closely watched experiment in health care has unfolded over the last few years: Financial incentives for hospitals to reduce readmissions. It was a feature of the Affordable Care Act, and researchers are now assessing its impacts. But even as data have ...

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to study medical marijuana and autism
FBI probing Philadelphia Parking Authority, sources say. Dec 10 - 5:21 PM. dixon-49chop. Buy Photo. Camera icon MICHAEL BRYANT. Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Researchers at CHOP are pairing with Zelda Therapeutics, an Austrialian ...

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Akron Beacon Journal

Akron Children's Hospital adding pediatric care services, building at Stark hospital property in North Canton
Akron Beacon Journal
Akron Children's Hospital is expanding its services in North Canton and throughout the region. The hospital will be building a new three-story, 38,000-square-foot building on Aultman Hospital property as part of a long-term lease. The new building will ...
Akron Children's Hospital to build pediatric health care center in North

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