Search Results for "California"

September 27, 2013
Our weekly look at career moves in the healthcare finance sector. This issue highlights promotions, hires and fires for the week ending September 27, 2013.
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September 27, 2013
It looks to me like consumers will have a choice when they get to look at the health plans available on the new "Obamacare" health insurance exchanges - - rate shock or benefit shock.
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September 25, 2013
Recent research indicates that primary care physicians who participated in a quality-reporting incentive program saw patients make "greater improvements" in cardiovascular disease preventive care than the patients of fee-for-service providers.
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September 16, 2013
Healthcare Finance Group, LLC today announced the planned launch of a $475 million financing transaction for Prime Healthcare Services, Inc.
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September 13, 2013
Hospitals that utilize mobile health vans will tell anyone that bringing needed services to people in underserved areas improves population health, but with accountability and cost effectiveness increasingly important, there is a need to understand the potential financial return on this kind of service.
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September 09, 2013
With penalties to pharma companies for violating the Physician Payments Sunshine Act potentially ranging into the millions of dollars, adhering to the act is a priority. But when it comes to marketing materials, achieving compliance is not simple.
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September 05, 2013
CAPAssurance Provides New Options for Exceptional Medical Professional Liability and Risk Management Services.
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August 20, 2013
The benefit of nonprofit hospitals to their surrounding community has increasingly been coming under scrutiny -- at least in relation to whether or not the benefit is equal to their tax-exempt status.
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August 15, 2013
Patient Safety First has helped California hospitals avoid 3,576 deaths and more than $63 million in unnecessary hospital costs between 2009 and 2012.
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August 05, 2013
Medicare will levy $227 million in fines against hospitals for failing to reduce readmissions.
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July 23, 2013
Last week the President waded directly into the national debate over "ObamaCare" by calling a big media event in the East Room of the White House to talk about the $100 rebates a small percentage of potentially eligible people are getting under the new health law.
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July 11, 2013
Capital One Bank announced today that it acted as a joint book runner on a $213.5 million secured term loan to FC Ranger Acquisition, LLC, to finance the acquisition of a portfolio of 26 senior housing properties consisting of 272 independent living units, 1,168 assisted living units and 394 memory care beds.
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July 09, 2013
More than half of the nation's accountable care organizations are using or looking into remote patient monitoring technology to manage chronic care populations, a new survey indicates, but questions remain as to whether that technology will be effective.
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July 01, 2013
A study comparing hospital costs for one of the most common surgeries suggests that it's more expensive when paid for by workers' compensation than by group insurance.
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June 28, 2013
Changes shaped by the Affordable Care Act, recent decisions by the NLRB, the wave of mergers and acquisitions, and the fact that healthcare is the industry with the most job growth have made it attractive to union recruiting activity.
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June 17, 2013
For many small, community stand-alone health systems across the country, eventually merging with another larger healthcare organization remains a distinct possibility. Until that day arrives though -- if it does at all -- these organizations must continue to focus their efforts on meeting the quality care needs of the local community.
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June 01, 2013
Nonprofit hospitals in California are facing the possibility of having to prove they provide the necessary amount of charity care to justify their tax-exempt status.
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May 30, 2013
The bidding war to purchase Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, Calif. ended last week when its current owner, Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth (SCL) Health System in Denver, announced it plans to sell the hospital to another Catholic chain, Providence Health & Services, located in southern California.
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May 29, 2013
Geographic Medicare costs disparities have more to do with health differences across communities than with inefficient care delivery, according to a new study from the Center for Studying Health System Change.
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