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May 26, 2014 | Erin McCann
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has announced the first group of prospective winners of its Health Care Innovation Awards. The winners could…
May 23, 2014 | Paul Levy
With the Massachusetts Attorney General granting Partners Healthcare System a long-term lease on life as the dominant…
May 22, 2014 | Jennifer Zaino
Hospital ownership of physician practices appears to lead to statistically and economically significant increases in hospital…
May 21, 2014 | Russ Banham
Disasters, natural and man-made, threaten more than hospital property. With many healthcare information technology systems…
May 20, 2014 | Russ Banham
Hospitals confront extraordinary challenges in the aftermath of a natural disaster. These risks seem to have enlarged in recent…
May 19, 2014 | Anthony Brino
If global spending becomes the norm in Medicaid, health systems, medical practices, home health and community organizations will face an even greater…
May 16, 2014 | Anthony Brino
Almost a third of all hospitalizations now treat diabetic patients, and cost more than average. Diabetic admissions may be a…
May 16, 2014 | Kelsey Brimmer
According to a study published this week in Health Affairs, the Great Recession did not have a permanent negative financial…
May 15, 2014 | Bernie Monegain
Powerful social forces will drive the healthcare industry to innovate, overcoming institutional and political inertia,…
May 13, 2014 | Paul Cerrato
As the federal government continues to cut reimbursements and private insurers follow suit, many CFOs are having a hard time justifying buying new property to…

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