June 10, 2019

In the News: June 6–June 13

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This week: The impact of understaffed nursing units, how Medicaid expansion influenced cardiovascular mortality rates, and CVS Health plans to expand its health services.

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 June 3, 2019

In the News: May 30–June 6

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This week: An ACO’s population health platform helps prevent strokes and heart attacks; just 1 in 5 hospitals are meeting maternity care best practices; and TAVR patients have improved outcomes...

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 March 11, 2019

In the News: Mar 7–14

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This week: Hospitals penalized due to infections, injuries; hospital Medicare margins continue to decline; and CDS system implementation takes coordination, integration.

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 February 4, 2019

In the News: Jan 31–Feb 7

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This week: 2018 was a record year for health care services M&A; the impact of urgent care centers on nonemergent ED demand; and the impact of sport-related concussions in youth.

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 October 15, 2018

In the News: Oct 11–18

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This week: HDHPs’ financial burden on low-income, chronically-ill adults; private equity investment growth in orthopedic practices; and fragmented ambulatory care impact on patients with chronic conditions.

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 October 1, 2018

In the News: Sept 27–Oct 4

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This week: Physician-group ACOs produced savings for Medicare; Medicaid spending reached $592.2 billion in 2017; and a population health collaborative reduced the hospitalization rate for heart attacks.

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 September 17, 2018

In the News: Sept 13–20

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This week: New Apple Watch has FDA clearance to detect atrial fibrillation and other arrhythmias; children’s hospitals are designing facilities with mental health in mind; and a new report finds...

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 August 27, 2018

In the News: Aug 23–30

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This week: Disrupters top list of health care’s most influential people; new cervical cancer screening recommendations give women more screening options; and the level of exposure to out-of-network claims for...

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