Top R.I. state official will take over, review hospital agency

Top R.I. state official will take over, review hospital agency

Gov. Dan McKee has appointed a top administration official to take charge of the state agency that operates a hospital that has come under scrutiny from disability advocates and public officials.Health and Human Services Secretary Womazetta Jones has been asked

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Analysis: Hospital Price Transparency Data Lacks Standardization, Limiting Its Use to Insurers, Employers, and Consumers

New Survey: Passing a Law Preventing Perpetrators of Domestic Violence from Having a Gun is Identified as a Top Women’s Health Policy Priority for Federal Policymakers

In spite of a new price transparency rule that requires hospitals to publish the prices of common health services, comparing prices across hospitals remains challenging due to limited compliance with the law and a lack of standardization in the available

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Value of hospital deals soared in Q1, Kaufman Hall says

Healthcare CFOs see fresh wave of M&A in 2021, BDO survey shows

Dive Brief: The number of transactions involving hospitals and healthcare systems was down in the first quarter of the year compared to the same period in 2020, but the size of consummated transactions was significantly larger, according to a new

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They Tested Negative for Covid. Still, They Have Long Covid Symptoms.

Someone places a testing swab into a vial

Lydia Zuraw, Kaiser Health News Kristin Novotny once led an active life, with regular CrossFit workouts and football in the front yard with her children — plus a job managing the kitchen at a middle school. Now, the 33-year-old mother

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Children’s National Hospital awarded $4.2 million to lead maternal mental health research programs

Children's National Hospital performs first minimally invasive spinal tether surgery in region

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute award supports a D.C. mother-infant behavioral wellness program April 06, 2021 Children’s National Hospital announces a $4.2 million funding award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to support

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HHS extends COVID-19 hospital reporting contract with TeleTracking

HHS extends COVID-19 hospital reporting contract with TeleTracking

HHS has awarded TeleTracking Technologies a six-month task order to continue providing technology used for COVID-19 hospital capacity reporting, the company said Tuesday.TeleTracking, a health data company best known for its patient flow software, has led the data collection process

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New robot helps care for kids in the emergency room at Children’s National Hospital

Children's National Hospital performs first minimally invasive spinal tether surgery in region

Children’s National introduced a new robot to its Emergency Department (ED) for patients under evaluation for a COVID infection or being treated for other conditions April 06, 2021 Children and families who come

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Hospital prices for the same procedures vary by up to 11 times

Hospital prices for the same procedures vary by up to 11 times

Prices for the same procedure can vary wildly between hospitals, or even between payer types at the same hospital, a new analysis found.C-section prices across Sutter Health’s 24 hospitals ranged from $7,634 to $89,244, a report from the Health Care

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HCA-owned hospital told to pay $23M in Medicare overpayments

HCA-owned hospital told to pay $23M in Medicare overpayments

A hospital in Las Vegas has been asked to refund more than $23 million in services after a federal audit concluded it received millions in overpayments from Medicare.   HHS’ Office of Inspector General conducted a routine audit of Sunrise

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Some Hospitalized COVID Patients Develop Seizures

Some Hospitalized COVID Patients Develop Seizures

THURSDAY, April 1, 2021 (HealthDay News) — COVID-19 can harm multiple organs in the body, including the brain. Now, a new study says some hospitalized COVID-19 patients have non-convulsive seizures that may increase their risk of death. “Seizures are

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