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Quincy Medical Center
Nov 07, 2014 | Anthony Brino
In eastern Massachusetts, Steward Health Care is closing the 196-bed Quincy Medical Center, amid continuing financial losses, competition from rivals and a…
green environment
Nov 05, 2014 | Kurt Ullman
The Healthier Hospitals Initiative (HHI) is a national campaign to drive environmental health and sustainability across the healthcare…
luxury service
Nov 04, 2014 | Roni Caryn Rabin
When Medicare started tracking patient satisfaction in late 2012, and shaving payments to hospitals that fell short, patient experience was…
Nov 03, 2014 | Gus Venditto
Change has become routine for healthcare finance executives, as healthcare moves toward value and accountability. And this publication is…
Franklin Memorial Hospital
Nov 03, 2014 | Joe Burns
The Franklin Memorial Hospital in Farmington, Maine, opened a new chapter in its almost 100-year history last month, when it became part of…
Nov 01, 2014 | Chris Nerney
A number of hospitals are getting into the surgery center business as inpatient surgery cases continue to decline. For hospital CFOs contemplating a…
Oct 30, 2014 | Anthony Brino
Two health systems set to merge want to "reimagine" healthcare and bring it to the masses, and in a fairly crowded metropolitan area they…
Healthcare providers becoming payers
Oct 30, 2014 | Tammy Worth
Insurance industry margins are only about 5 to 6 percent and it is a notoriously difficult business to run. Still, providers are increasingly moving into the…
Oct 28, 2014 | Frank Irving
Characterizing patients as non-compliant has long been an excuse for physicians not fully engaging people, but that needs to change. Patient…
Oct 28, 2014 | Frank Irving
Following an "industrial model of care," New York's Westmed Medical Group analyzes data from more than 2,200 processes and procedures to…

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