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Oct 10, 2018
Also in this roundup of hospital and health system leadership changes: Ron Connovich named president of Fort Hamilton Hospital in Ohio and Kendall Sawa named COO of Providence Portland Medical Center in Oregon.
Oct 9, 2018
A total of 832 acute care hospitals and 715 physician group practices are participating in Medicare’s Bundled Payments for Care Improvement – Advanced model, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced today.
Oct 9, 2018
Participating today in a panel discussion in Washington, D.C., on bundled payment, AHA Chief Medical Officer Jay Bhatt, D.O., said hospitals and health systems participating in bundled payment models need timely data to make evidence-based decisions on changes to care delivery and cooperation across care settings to succeed.
Oct 9, 2018
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has activated its National Response Coordination Center in Washington, D.C., and Regional Response Coordination Center in Atlanta in preparation for Hurricane Michael, which is expected to make landfall as a major hurricane within the next 24 hours along the Florida coastline
Oct 9, 2018
The American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration, an AHA professional membership group, today announced its new board members and officers for 2019.
Oct 9, 2018 by Genevieve Diesing
St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital is taking a social approach to supporting diabetes patients; Northwestern Medicine is stocking fridges for the food insecure; and Yale New Haven Hospital partners with providers to help shelter the homeless.
Oct 9, 2018
Wendy Macias-Konstantopoulos, M.D., director of Massachusetts General Hospital’s Human Trafficking Initiative, shares how clinicians are key to stopping the cycle of human trafficking, and how new ICD-10 codes that went into effect Oct. 1 can help.
Oct 8, 2018
U.S. News and World Report will host a Twitter chat on building healthy communities at 1:30 p.m. ET Oct. 10.
Oct 8, 2018
The week also includes National Depression Screening Day, dedicated to raising awareness and screening people for depression and related mood and anxiety disorders.
Oct 8, 2018
The InfraGard Cyber Health Working Group, a partnership between the FBI and information technology professionals in the health sector, will host a conference Oct. 25-26 in Charlotte, N.C.