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Syringe exchange programs are a boon for public health — but some officials still try to undermine them | 9/4/2019

September 3, 2019 by Rory Fleming P rograms that provide sterile syringes in exchange for used ones for people who use drugs reduce HIV and hepatitis infections, promote safer practices, connect people with other health and social services and save money, as reams of evidence has shown . Regardless, the fight to convince Americans that the lives of people who use drugs matter continues, especially in more rural and conservative areas …

The crucial role of big business in San Diego’s small business economy | 9/4/2019

Economic Drivers September 4, 2019 This op-ed was originally published in Times of San Diego , authored by Kim Becker, Jane Finley, and Chris Nayve . More big business executives are shifting their corporate policies to include the needs of every stakeholder—not just the company’s shareholders, but all of its stakeholders, including employees, suppliers, customers, and community. The importance of this issue was magnified by a recent statement from the …

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Variety Care’s Fun for All Fall Festival Set for Sept. 14 | 9/4/2019

Variety Care’s Fun for All Fall Festival Set for Sept. 14 Posted 4:20 pm, September 3, 2019, by Austin Worthy , Updated at 04:11PM, September 3, 2019 × Variety Care’s Fun for All Fall Festival Set for Sept. 14 Oklahoma City, OK – Variety Care will hold a no-cost community event, themed “Fun for All Fall Festival,” Saturday, Sept. 14 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Britton Health Center, located …

Police: Video shows woman driving in reverse to escape murder suspect | 9/4/2019

LOCAL Police: Video shows woman driving in reverse to escape murder suspect Police say the suspect Anthony Liston is facing a laundry list of charges after he reportedly spent a day committing various crimes against women. Author: Jasmine Payoute Published: 6:05 9:46 ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. — Detectives are praising a woman’s quick thinking after she was shot at in broad daylight. Police say the suspect Anthony Liston is facing a …

CAMERON PETERS: The Influences of Childhood Obesity | 9/4/2019

Over the past four decades, the rise in childhood obesity has significantly impacted many children, adolescents and adults. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that one in every five children in the United States is obese. Children with obesity are at a higher risk for developing chronic health conditions, such as asthma, joint and bone complications, sleep apnea and Type 2 diabetes. They are also at a higher …

Managing Irregular Menstrual Periods | 9/4/2019

Many women get their period on a regular monthly basis. However, it is not uncommon to develop irregular menstrual periods during the course of a woman’s life. A period is the part of a woman’s menstrual cycle in which the lining of the uterus is shed. Periods often start in puberty, between the ages of 10 to 15, and continue until menopause, which typically occurs in a woman’s early 50 …

Google Alert - network | 9/4/2019

network As-it-happens update ⋅ September 4, 2019 NEWS Accedian, Bodega Partner for Automated Network Monitoring Channelnomics Customers of technology solutions provider Bodega Technologies will get tools to ease their transition to the cloud as part of Bodega’s new … Flag as irrelevant Tilson Promotes Drew Ludwick to Director of Network Services Yahoo Finance PORTLAND, Maine, Sept. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Tilson, a national network deployment and IT professional services firm, is …

(USA-TX-Houston (Montrose)) RN - Nurse Care Coordinator-Montrose Clinic | 9/3/2019

Job Information Legacy Community Health Services RN - Nurse Care Coordinator-Montrose Clinic in Houston (Montrose) , Texas Legacy Community Health is a premium, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that provides comprehensive care to community members regardless of their ability to pay. Our goal is to treat the entire patient while improving their overall wellness and quality of life, in addition to providing free pregnancy tests, HIV/AIDS screening. At Legacy, we …

Dorian could hit HCA, Tenet with steep hurricane-related costs | Modern Healthcare | 9/3/2019

… night. Universal Health Services could also be affected to a lesser extent, as 8% of its behavioral health beds and 3.6% of its acute-care beds are in coastal counties in the four states. Community Health Systems, Quorum Health and Acadia Healthcare have no exposure in the coastal areas, Newshel wrote. Some past hurricanes have come with hefty price tags. Hurricane-related costs to hospitals usually stem from disruptions to …

Nurse wins $260,000 judgment against former Deaconess owners over domestic violence leave - Tue, 03 Sep 2019 PST | 9/3/2019

A Spokane nurse has won a $260,000 judgment against the former owners of Deaconess Hospital after she lost her job in 2015 following her denied request for paid leave because she had become the victim of domestic violence. A jury on Aug. 23 awarded Cheryl M. Hafer, a registered nurse, some $160,000 in back pay and $100,000 in emotional distress as part of a legal case that took more than …

9/14 from 11 am to 5 pm | 9/2/2019

9/14 from 11 am to 5 pm Published 1 day ago Rivertown Public Market at Dobbs Ferry Waterfront Park 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Hudson Independent is proud to support the Rivertown Public Market as an official media sponsor. For a complete list of vendors and updates about the market, visit www.rivertownmarket.com –and stay tuned for more information in our September issue! Your email address will not be published …

Brokers Offer Predictions for Community Health Systems’ Q3 2019 Earnings (NYSE:CYH) | 9/2/2019

Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH) – Stock analysts at SunTrust Banks reduced their Q3 2019 EPS estimates for Community Health Systems in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, August 6th, according to Zacks Investment Research . SunTrust Banks analyst D. Macdonald now anticipates that the company will post earnings of ($0.66) per share for the quarter, down from their prior estimate of ($0.58). SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for Community …

Jefferies Financial Group Weighs in on Community Health Systems’ Q3 2019 Earnings (NYSE:CYH) | 9/2/2019

Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH) – Research analysts at Jefferies Financial Group reduced their Q3 2019 earnings per share estimates for shares of Community Health Systems in a report issued on Tuesday, August 6th, according to Zacks Investment Research . Jefferies Financial Group analyst B. Tanquilut now forecasts that the company will earn ($0.52) per share for the quarter, down from their prior forecast of ($0.47). Jefferies Financial Group also issued estimates …

Football Safety Tips | 9/2/2019

Healthy Living , Lifestyle , Pediatrics ccmh football , injury , lawton , pediatrics , safety , sports Many parents have mixed feelings about their children playing contact sports such as football and rightfully so. Injuries in these sports are common. There is nothing you can do to prevent 100% of football injuries from happening. However, from wearing the proper gear to ensuring your child follows certain techniques during practice and on game day, there are many …

Is 5G technology dangerous? Early data shows a slight increase of tumors in male rats exposed to cellphone radiation | LA Times | 9/1/2019

… about it, you can move away,” she said. “But once they have these cell antennas everywhere, you won’t be able to do that.” The FCC shares responsibility for the safety of cellphones with the Food and Drug Administration and sets maximum allowable levels for safe exposure to radiofrequency radiation — known as the specific absorption rate — that devices sold in the U.S. must not exceed. The FCC also regulates the exposures …

Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH) Shares Gap Up to $2.16 - Ticker Report | 9/1/2019

Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH) shares gapped up prior to trading on Friday . The stock had previously closed at $1.96, but opened at $2.16. Community Health Systems shares last traded at $2.49, with a volume of 4,229,169 shares. A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Royal Bank of Canada restated a “hold” rating and issued a $5.00 price objective on shares of Community Health …

(USA-CA-Lancaster) Health Educator I | 9/1/2019

Kaiser Permanente Health Educator I in Lancaster , California Assesses, designs, implements, presents, & evaluates health education programs & services. Essential Functions: Conducts needs assessments, establishes priorities, designs, implements, & evaluates basic health education programs, protocols, & standards Coordinates a wide range of health education services, including establishing effective referral & publicity systems, monitoring quality & documentation, providing scheduling & logistical support, & facilitating use of community services to promote the delivery of cost effective health education services Provides …

Google Alert - insurance | 9/1/2019

insurance As-it-happens update ⋅ August 31, 2019 NEWS Car Insurance Payments Highest for British Columbian Drivers The News Wheel Car insurance is a non-negotiable expense for drivers, but the average price drivers have to pay seems to vary widely, and drivers in British Columbia … Flag as irrelevant Clock ticking down for firestorm insurance benefits for North Bay residents Yahoo News TIME IS RUNNING OUT: More than 2,000 homeowners …

2 Madhya Pradesh Cops Suspended After Rape Accused Commits Suicide | 9/1/2019

A 24-year-old man accused of kidnapping and raping a girl allegedly committed suicide in custody in Chhattarpur district of Madhya Pradesh, prompting authorities to suspend two policemen, an official said today. Virendra Lodhi hanged himself with a towel in the bathroom of a medical centre where he was taken for an examination on Friday evening, Superintendent of Police Tilak Singh. “Bhagwan police station personnel took Lodhi to the …

For Trans Women, Silicone ‘Pumping’ Can Be A Blessing And A Curse | 9/1/2019

By Danny Nett • 8 hours ago Trans people in the U.S. have turned to underground silicone injections for decades. And it has particularly impacted trans women of color and those living in poverty. Anke Gladnick Originally published on September 1, 2019 2:12 pm Ruby Corado never expected to live past her 30s. A transgender woman from El Salvador, she moved to Washington, D.C., in the late 1980s to escape the …

Medicaid

The Hospital Treated These Patients. Then It Sued Them. | MSN | 8/31/2019

The Hospital Treated These Patients. Then It Sued Them. The New York Times 17 hrs ago Laura Beil PREVIOUS SLIDE SLIDE 1 of 5 NEXT SLIDE Carlsbad Medical Center, in New Mexico, has filed nearly 3,000 lawsuits against patients over unpaid medical debt since 2015. © Cassidy Araiza for The New York Times CARLSBAD, N.M. — The first time Carlsbad Medical Center sued Misti Price, she was newly divorced and working two …

CVS moving to change healthcare: A timeline since the Aetna acquisition | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/29/2019

Since buying health insurer Aetna in November, CVS Health has emphasized holistic healthcare rather than just selling medicine. The company said it hopes its strategic shift will lead to healthier communities and lower healthcare costs. Below is a timeline of health-related moves from CVS reported by Becker’s Hospital Review since it finalized its deal with Aetna. The timeline doesn’t include the CVS acquisitions of other retail pharmacies. Nov. 28 …

Medicare

The Hospital Treated These Patients. Then It Sued Them. | MSN | 8/31/2019

The Hospital Treated These Patients. Then It Sued Them. The New York Times 17 hrs ago Laura Beil PREVIOUS SLIDE SLIDE 1 of 5 NEXT SLIDE Carlsbad Medical Center, in New Mexico, has filed nearly 3,000 lawsuits against patients over unpaid medical debt since 2015. © Cassidy Araiza for The New York Times CARLSBAD, N.M. — The first time Carlsbad Medical Center sued Misti Price, she was newly divorced and working two …

CVS moving to change healthcare: A timeline since the Aetna acquisition | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/29/2019

Since buying health insurer Aetna in November, CVS Health has emphasized holistic healthcare rather than just selling medicine. The company said it hopes its strategic shift will lead to healthier communities and lower healthcare costs. Below is a timeline of health-related moves from CVS reported by Becker’s Hospital Review since it finalized its deal with Aetna. The timeline doesn’t include the CVS acquisitions of other retail pharmacies. Nov. 28 …

ACA

Community Health Center Utilization Slated to Reach 29M Patients | Patient Engagement HIT | 8/7/2019

Community Health Center Utilization Slated to Reach 29M Patients Industry leaders predict over one million more patients will visit a community health center in the coming year. 07, 2019 - One in 12 patients will utilize a community health center (CHC) in the coming year, according to data from the National Association of Community Health Centers, highlighting the importance of these healthcare facilities in creating adequate patient access to care. The …

Health Care Provider Warns of Possible Data Breach | U.S. News & World Report | 7/15/2019

Health Care Provider Warns of Possible Data Breach A health care provider in Maine is warning patients of a potential data breach. By Associated Press , Wire Service Content July 15, 2019 By Associated Press , Wire Service Content July 15, 2019, at 12:30 a.m. More BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A health care provider in Maine is warning patients of a potential data breach. The Bangor Daily News reports that a Penobscot Community …

Department of Health and Human Services

How Planned Parenthood’s Loss of Title X Funding Will Affect 1.5 Million Low-Income Women | Yahoo News | 8/21/2019

How Planned Parenthood’s Loss of Title X Funding Will Affect 1.5 Million Low-Income Women Erica Gonzales Photo credit: Spencer Platt - Getty Images More From Harper’s BAZAAR On Monday, Planned Parenthood was officially forced to pull out of Title X funding , the nation’s only family planning program that helps low-income patients, after the Trump administration enforced a new restriction saying organizations that perform or refer patients for abortions will …

ABT STUDY CITES FIVE PROMISING APPROACHES TO JAIL DIVERSION FOR PEOPLE WITH MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS | Globe Newswire | 8/20/2019

August 20, 2019 10:12 ET Source: Abt Associates Rockville, Md., Aug. 20, People with behavioral health conditions such as serious mental illness and substance use disorders, including opioid-use disorder, are three to six times more likely than the general population to be involved with the justice system. Without coordinated intervention, they risk cycling in and out of the mental health, substance use and criminal justice systems, a costly cycle …

Telehealth

CVS moving to change healthcare: A timeline since the Aetna acquisition | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/29/2019

Since buying health insurer Aetna in November, CVS Health has emphasized holistic healthcare rather than just selling medicine. The company said it hopes its strategic shift will lead to healthier communities and lower healthcare costs. Below is a timeline of health-related moves from CVS reported by Becker’s Hospital Review since it finalized its deal with Aetna. The timeline doesn’t include the CVS acquisitions of other retail pharmacies. Nov. 28 …

Independent Emergency Physicians (IEP) Forms Joint Venture With Healthy Urgent Care (HUC) to Create the Largest Emergency Physician Owned and Operated Network of Urgent Care Centers in Michigan. | Business Wire | 8/21/2019

DETROIT- Independent Emergency Physicians, one of SE Michigan’s only local emergency physician-owned and physician-led provider of acute care medicine for hospitals and patients, today announced expansion of its urgent care services with the acquisition of two Healthy Urgent Care centers in Novi and Southfield. The company also announced the formation of IEP-HUC Health, a joint venture to create the largest emergency physician-owned network of urgent care …

Health Management

CHS posts bigger Q2 net loss, but still beats Wall Street forecasts | Healthcare Dive | 8/6/2019

Healthcare Dive Author UPDATE: Aug. 6, 2019: The piece has been updated to reflect additional color from CHS’ earnings call Tuesday morning. Dive Brief: For-profit hospital operator Community Health Systems posted a wider net loss of $167 million on revenues of $3.3 billion in the second quarter of 2019. That’s a 7.3% decrease in revenue year over year from $3.56 billion in 2018, but slightly higher than Wall Street …

Children’s Community Health Plan Renews Relationship With Cotiviti To Drive Improved Care Management And Quality | Health IT Outcomes | 6/27/2019

Children’s Community Health Plan(CCHP) has renewed its relationship with Cotiviti , a leader in data-driven healthcare solutions, to use Cotiviti’s top-performing Medical Intelligence solution. A critical part of the company’s Quality and Performance solution suite, Medical Intelligence supports population health management, clinical program design and evaluation, network management, and medical cost management. CCHP uses the solution to enable care managers to proactively manage member health as well as …

Rural Health

Health Care Solutions for Rural Americans | PR Newswire | 8/5/2019

MISSION, Kan. , Aug. 5, (Family Features) Heart disease, cancer, unintentional injuries, chronic lower respiratory disease and stroke. These top five causes of death in the United States all have a higher incidence of death among rural residents and research points to lack of access to health care as a culprit. Today, rural hospitals are closing at a rapid pace, expanding an already vast health care desert (defined as inhabited areas …

DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement Invests $2.8 M in Oral Health Initiatives During Second Quarter of 2019 | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 7/29/2019

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jul 29, 2019– The DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement (DentaQuest Partnership) today announced its investment of $2.8 million in organizations across the U.S. dedicated to improving the oral health of all. Today’s announcement captures grants awarded in the second quarter of 2019, with a total of $8.9 million awarded to-date in 2019 and additional funding to be awarded through the end of the year. This …

CDC

Community Health Organization Launches Model for At-Risk Youth | Patient Engagement HIT | 8/9/2019

Patient Care Access News Community Health Organization Launches Model for At-Risk Youth The program will connect LGBT youth with a community health worker, who will help patients navigate preventive care access and SDOH. 09, 2019 - A Florida-based community health organization has developed a mentorship and “safe space” model to help expand access to preventive care for at-risk youth. The program, developed by CAN Community Health, will specifically …

Predictive Analytics Identify Patients for Early HIV Intervention | HealthIT Analytics | 7/9/2019

Predictive Analytics Identify Patients for Early HIV Intervention New predictive modeling strategies use EHR data to identify patients for preventative HIV treatment. Source: Thinkstock By Emily Sokol, MPH July 09, 2019 - Two studies published in Lancet HIV used predictive analytics to help providers identify patient candidates for preventive HIV treatment. The algorithms identify patients who are at high-risk for contracting HIV and thus might benefit from preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP …

American Hospital Association

Half of hospital boards lack succession plan | Healthcare Dive | 5/30/2019

Half of hospital boards lack succession plan Author share Dive Brief: Nearly half (49%) of hospital and health system boards do not have a CEO succession plan in place, according to the American Hospital Association’s most recent hospital governance survey . Health system boards were most prepared, with 24% not having a plan in place. Half (50%) of free-standing hospital boards and 59% of subsidiary boards lack a succession plan …

Non-Profit Hospitals Provided $95B in Community Benefits in 2016 | RevCycle Intelligence | 5/28/2019

Practice Management News Non-Profit Hospitals Provided $95B in Community Benefits in 2016 Community benefits provided by non-profit hospitals in 2016 exceeded the $9 billion in federal revenue foregone due to tax exemption, the AHA reports. 28, 2019 - The value of community benefits provided by non-profit hospitals significantly outweighed the federal revenue foregone due to tax exemption, according to a new analysis released by the American Hospital Association

AMCA

Clinical Pathology Laboratories the latest company impacted by massive AMCA breach | FierceHealthcare | 7/17/2019

RELATED: Third medical testing company impacted by AMCA breach as Congress seeks answers AMCA sent notification letters to approximately 34,500 Clinical Pathology Laboratories patients informing them that their personal information, as well as credit card or banking information, may have been compromised, the company said. Based on the investigation and the information provided by AMCA, Clinical Pathology Laboratories estimates that the personal information of approximately another 2.2 million patients may …

13,000 Patients of Maine Provider Among AMCA Data Breach Victims | HealthIT Security | 7/15/2019

Latest Health Data Breaches News 13,000 Patients of Maine Provider Among AMCA Data Breach Victims Maine’s Penobscot Community Health Center reports 13,000 patients were impacted by the billing services vendor AMCA data breach, which claimed victims from Quest, LabCorp, and BioReference. 15, 2019 - Penobscot Community Health Center in Maine recently began notifying about 13,000 patients that their data was potentially compromised in an eight-month long hack on its billing …

UnitedHealth

Hospice RN $3000 Sign On - UnitedHealth Group - Las Vegas, NV | 8/25/2019

Description Southwest Medical Hospice and Palliative Care continues to grow, as a result we have additional opportunities available with guaranteed hours and flexible schedules! $3000 Sign On Bonus for External Candidates Southwest Medical part of OptumCare is a multi - specialty group of physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants consisting of over 300 providers, 21 medical health centers including six urgent care clinics, four convenient care centers, two lifestyle centers catering …

Community Health’s (CYH) Q2 Loss Widens, Revenues Fall Y/Y - August 6, 2019 - Zacks.com | 8/6/2019

Community Health Systems, Inc ( CYH - Free Report ) incurred adjusted loss of 47 cents per share in second-quarter 2019, narrower than a loss of 52 cents. However, the bottom line worsened from the year-ago quarter’s loss of 1 cent per share. This downside was mainly due to lower admissions in the quarter under review. Quarterly Operational Update In the second quarter, net operating revenues were $3.3 billion, surpassing the …

UnitedHealth Group

Hospice RN $3000 Sign On - UnitedHealth Group - Las Vegas, NV | 8/25/2019

Description Southwest Medical Hospice and Palliative Care continues to grow, as a result we have additional opportunities available with guaranteed hours and flexible schedules! $3000 Sign On Bonus for External Candidates Southwest Medical part of OptumCare is a multi - specialty group of physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants consisting of over 300 providers, 21 medical health centers including six urgent care clinics, four convenient care centers, two lifestyle centers catering …

Community Health’s (CYH) Q2 Loss Widens, Revenues Fall Y/Y - August 6, 2019 - Zacks.com | 8/6/2019

Community Health Systems, Inc ( CYH - Free Report ) incurred adjusted loss of 47 cents per share in second-quarter 2019, narrower than a loss of 52 cents. However, the bottom line worsened from the year-ago quarter’s loss of 1 cent per share. This downside was mainly due to lower admissions in the quarter under review. Quarterly Operational Update In the second quarter, net operating revenues were $3.3 billion, surpassing the …

Universal Health Services

HCA Healthcare Up 30% in a Year: Will the Rally Sustain? | Zacks | 7/3/2019

You follow Analyst Blog - edit You follow Zacks Equity Research - edit What would you like to follow? Zacks Equity Research Cancel Read More Hide Full Article HCA Healthcare, Inc. ( HCA - Free Report ) has been investors’ favorite with its consistent favorable operating earnings, strong inorganic growth, steady cash flow and further initiatives in place to grow in the years ahead.This Zacks Rank 1 (Strong Buy) stock carries an impressive Value Score …

HCA Healthcare Up 30% in a Year: Will the Rally Sustain? - July 3, 2019 - Zacks.com | 7/3/2019

HCA Healthcare, Inc. ( HCA - Free Report ) has been investors’ favorite with its consistent favorable operating earnings, strong inorganic growth, steady cash flow and further initiatives in place to grow in the years ahead. This Zacks Rank 1 (Strong Buy) stock carries an impressive Value Score of A. Our research shows that stocks with a Value Style Score of A or B when combined with a Zacks Rank 1 or 2 …

Apple Health

It’s Time to Love Your Community | PR Newswire | 8/27/2019

CHICAGO , Aug. 27, Chicago based The LYC Products Company announces the launch of The LYC Pledge (Love Your Community Pledge) app; it’s designed to make wellness easy, accessible, and to inspire community. The LYC Pledge is a comprehensive approach to wellness that helps individuals create and track activities and experiences that can make them feel and be better. CEO/Founder Tony Ferguson believes the pledge can help people live healthier …

Apple healthcare researcher jumps to Gates Foundation to lead new digital health work: CNBC | FierceBiotech | 8/12/2019

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has brought on one of Apple’s healthcare project leaders to serve in a new role helping lead its global digital health efforts, according to a report from CNBC. Andrew Trister, who has worked on special projects at Apple since 2016, previously held positions at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the Oregon Health & Science University. At the Gates Foundation, his title will be deputy …

Microsoft Health

America’s CEOs Seek a New Purpose for the Corporation | Fortune | 8/19/2019

America’s CEOs Seek a New Purpose for the Corporation Alan Murray August 19, 2019 For Milton Friedman, it was simple. “There is one and only one social responsibility of business,” the Nobel economist wrote in 1970: to “engage in activities designed to increase its profits.” Companies must obey the law. But beyond that, their job is to make money for shareholders. And Friedman’s view prevailed, at least in the United …

CHS posts bigger Q2 net loss, but still beats Wall Street forecasts | Healthcare Dive | 8/6/2019

Healthcare Dive Author UPDATE: Aug. 6, 2019: The piece has been updated to reflect additional color from CHS’ earnings call Tuesday morning. Dive Brief: For-profit hospital operator Community Health Systems posted a wider net loss of $167 million on revenues of $3.3 billion in the second quarter of 2019. That’s a 7.3% decrease in revenue year over year from $3.56 billion in 2018, but slightly higher than Wall Street …

Quorum Health

NYSE approves local hospital operator’s plan to avoid delisting | The Business Journals | 7/23/2019

Jul 23, 2019, 6:56am CDT Brentwood-based Quorum Health Corporation will remain a publicly traded company. The New York Stock Exchange has accepted Quorum’s plan to regain compliance with its listing standards, according to a news release. Quorum now has 18 months, starting from April 30, 2018, to reach compliance. During this time Quorum will be subject to quarterly monitoring and shares of the company will continue to be traded …

Fitch forecasts healthy cash flow for providers despite pressures | Healthcare Dive | 6/19/2019

Fitch forecasts healthy cash flow for providers despite pressures Author share Dive Brief: U.S. healthcare companies that are highly leveraged may have difficulty maintaining profit margins but should see healthy cash flow and profitability despite pricing pressures, according to Fitch Ratings. The ratings agency’s annual High-Yield Healthcare Handbook gives three provider companies a negative ratings outlook or watch: Quorum Health, Arcadia Healthcare Company and American Renal Holdings. Providers continue …

CVS Health

CVS moving to change healthcare: A timeline since the Aetna acquisition | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/29/2019

Since buying health insurer Aetna in November, CVS Health has emphasized holistic healthcare rather than just selling medicine. The company said it hopes its strategic shift will lead to healthier communities and lower healthcare costs. Below is a timeline of health-related moves from CVS reported by Becker’s Hospital Review since it finalized its deal with Aetna. The timeline doesn’t include the CVS acquisitions of other retail pharmacies. Nov. 28 …

U.S. News Unveils Speakers for 2019 Healthcare of Tomorrow Conference | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 6/6/2019

WASHINGTON , June 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in hospital rankings, will convene many of the nation’s top healthcare executives for the seventh annual Healthcare of Tomorrow leadership forum, scheduled for Nov. 17-19, 2019 , at the Marriott Wardman Park hotel in Washington, D.C. Hospital executives, policymakers, insurers, patient advocates and other health industry leaders will come together for a series of conversations exploring the rapid shifts …

Cerner

5 most popular health IT stories in June | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/1/2019

5 most popular health IT stories in June Mackenzie Garrity - Phoenix-based Abrazo Community Health Network’s Cerner EHR system was down for three days last week following a routine update performed by the vendor. More articles about health IT: Blockchain-based healthcare platform to analyze wearable, nonwearable medical device data © Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2019. Interested in LINKING to or REPRINTING this content? View our policies by clicking here . To receive …

Electronic Health Records at 26 Hospitals Hit by Two-Hour Outage | Data Center Knowledge | Bloomberg | 6/24/2019

Electronic Health Records at 26 Hospitals Hit by Two-Hour Outage Universal Health Services blames “technical issues” at data center provider Cerner for the downtime. Bloomberg Jun 24, 2019 Myah Ward (Bloomberg) – Hospital operator Universal Health Services Inc. said electronic health records at 26 facilities were affected by technical problems at a data center run by Cerner Corp., an information technology company. Universal, which manages more than 350 health-care …

CVS

CVS moving to change healthcare: A timeline since the Aetna acquisition | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/29/2019

Since buying health insurer Aetna in November, CVS Health has emphasized holistic healthcare rather than just selling medicine. The company said it hopes its strategic shift will lead to healthier communities and lower healthcare costs. Below is a timeline of health-related moves from CVS reported by Becker’s Hospital Review since it finalized its deal with Aetna. The timeline doesn’t include the CVS acquisitions of other retail pharmacies. Nov. 28 …

U.S. News Unveils Speakers for 2019 Healthcare of Tomorrow Conference | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 6/6/2019

WASHINGTON , June 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in hospital rankings, will convene many of the nation’s top healthcare executives for the seventh annual Healthcare of Tomorrow leadership forum, scheduled for Nov. 17-19, 2019 , at the Marriott Wardman Park hotel in Washington, D.C. Hospital executives, policymakers, insurers, patient advocates and other health industry leaders will come together for a series of conversations exploring the rapid shifts …

NextGen Healthcare

NextGen Healthcare Celebrates 2019 National Health Center Week | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 8/7/2019

IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug 7, 2019– NextGen Healthcare, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXGN), a leading provider of ambulatory-focused technology solutions, will celebrate National Health Center Week from August 4 – 10, honoring community health centers (CHCs) and federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) and their clinical teams for providing affordable care to medically underserved communities. Through its National Health Center Week Program, NextGen Healthcare will award $500 to six CHCs, as well …

NextGen Healthcare Partners with Appriss Health to Combat Substance Use Disorder | 7/17/2019

Enhanced prescription capabilities in NextGen Office will help prevent the illegal acquisition of controlled substances from multiple sources IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– NextGen Healthcare, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXGN), the leading provider of ambulatory-focused technology solutions, announced today that it has integrated Appriss Health prescription monitoring and tracking analytics into NextGen® Office, the company’s cloud-based, small practice electronic health record (EHR) solution. These enhanced capabilities enable providers to more effectively …

Morgan Stanley

Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH) Trading 8.4% Higher | 6/22/2019

Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH) Trading 8.4% Higher Posted by Wayne Rhoads on Jun 22nd, 2019 Tweet Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH) shares traded up 8.4% during trading on Friday . The stock traded as high as $2.74 and last traded at $2.71. 7,776,791 shares were traded during mid-day trading, an increase of 269% from the average session volume of 2,109,012 shares. The stock had previously closed at $2.50. Several …

Community Health Systems

Media and Marketing Company, OvareGroup, Announces Cincinnati Office Move to Over-the-Rhine Neighborhood | PR Newswire | 8/15/2019

LOUISVILLE, Ky. The Ovare Group, a Louisville -based media and marketing communications company, has moved and expanded its Cincinnati office to the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood, adjacent to Findlay Market . { Download photos of the new space here } Badge Design and Scoppechio, both part of the Ovare Group, occupy the completely remodeled space at 1818 Race Street. Cincinnati Offices of Badge Design and Scoppechio Move to 1818 Race Street Cincinnati Offices …

D.C. Appeals Court Upholds Government’s Plan To Change Payments To Safety Net Hospitals | Kaiser Health News | 8/14/2019

But the court decision is far from final. Lawsuits by hospitals in several jurisdictions are challenging the rule and appeals are also pending before other federal courts. Elsewhere, a Tennessee judge granted class action status to a lawsuit against Community Health Systems and other hospital news from California, Kentucky and Maryland. CQ: Appeals Court Upholds Safety Net Hospital Payment Rule A federal appeals court reinstated a 2017 Medicaid rule meant …

HCA

Dorian could hit HCA, Tenet with steep hurricane-related costs | Modern Healthcare | 9/3/2019

Print AP A man is evacuated by an ambulance from the Good Samaritan Society-Kissimmee Village as Hurricane Dorian approaches Florida. The Category 5 storm prompted the mandatory evacuation of the more than 1000 seniors living at the retirement community. After battering the Bahamas as a Category 5 storm, a weaker but still destructive Hurricane Dorian is now marching toward the Southeastern U.S. with threats of strong winds and storm …

AAH1908: The Impact of Art on Wellness | 8/26/2019

Academy of Architecture for Health View Only Pillars of HCA Who we are The Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH) provides knowledge which supports the design of healthy environments by creating education and networking opportunities for members of – and those touched by – the healthcare architectural profession. This webinar is sponsored by the Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH) on October 8, 2019 from 2–3pm ET. Earn 1 AIA LU …

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Court certifies $891M class-action Community Health Systems lawsuit | FierceHealthcare | 8/14/2019

Hospital giant Community Health Systems is facing an $891 million class-action lawsuit after a District Court certified the case. The federal securities class action suit was filed against the Franklin, Tennessee-based health system in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee in May, court filings show. It sought class certification on behalf of purchasers of our common stock between Feb. 20, 2017, and Feb. 27 …

CHS faces $891M class-action lawsuit | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/12/2019

Print Email The U.S. District Court for Middle Tennessee has certified an $891 million class-action lawsuit filed against Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems, according to the Nashville Post . The class-action complaint dates back to 2011 and alleges CHS made misleading statements that resulted in artificially inflated prices for the company’s common stock. The fraud allegations first surfaced in April 2011 in a complaint filed by Dallas-based …

Community Health Network

4 ASCs recruiting nurse managers | Becker’s ASC Review | 8/22/2019

Nurse managers play an essential role in day-to-day surgery center operations. Here are four ASCs looking for nurse managers: 1. Sibley Ambulatory Surgery Center. Located at the Sibley Memorial Hospital campus in Washington, D.C., the Sibley Ambulatory Surgery Center is hiring a nurse manager. Specific responsibilities include directing and evaluating nursing care at the ASC. The right candidate is a nurse licensed to practice in the District of …

ABT STUDY CITES FIVE PROMISING APPROACHES TO JAIL DIVERSION FOR PEOPLE WITH MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS | Globe Newswire | 8/20/2019

August 20, 2019 10:12 ET Source: Abt Associates Rockville, Md., Aug. 20, People with behavioral health conditions such as serious mental illness and substance use disorders, including opioid-use disorder, are three to six times more likely than the general population to be involved with the justice system. Without coordinated intervention, they risk cycling in and out of the mental health, substance use and criminal justice systems, a costly cycle …

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Physicians Medical Forum: Community Health Ambassador Internship Program Graduates Students - PR Web | PRWeb | 8/29/2019

Physicians Medical Forum: Community Health Ambassador Internship Program Graduates Students Share Article Physicians Medical Forum (PMF), aims to expand the pipeline and the number of African American/Black, Native Americans, and Hispanic underrepresented minority students who want to become physicians. Physicians Medical Forum 2019 Community Health Ambassadors Interns OAKLAND, Calif. (PRWEB) August 29, 2019 Physicians Medical Forum (PMF) a non-profit organization, provides a network that encourages and support high …

Kaiser Permanente increases health care access in northern Virginia | 8/8/2019

New facility offers convenient access to award-winning primary and specialty care in person and on-the-go. Rendering of Colonial Forge Medical Center. ROCKVILLE, Md. — Kaiser Permanente, the nation’s largest not-for-profit integrated health care system, continued its commitment to northern Virginia by opening another state-of-the-art medical center. The Colonial Forge Medical Center, which is located on the Stafford Hospital campus, is the second of …

HCA Healthcare

Health stocks fall before arguments on constitutionality of Obamacare | CNBC | 7/9/2019

Insurer and hospital stocks fell ahead of a legal showdown over the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act before a three-judge federal appeals court. Led by the state of Texas, the Trump administration and 18 Republican state attorneys general are expected to say the court should uphold a landmark ruling in Fort Worth, Texas, in December that promises to dismantle much of the ACA, commonly known as Obamacare. President …

HCA Healthcare Up 30% in a Year: Will the Rally Sustain? | Zacks | 7/3/2019

You follow Analyst Blog - edit You follow Zacks Equity Research - edit What would you like to follow? Zacks Equity Research Cancel Read More Hide Full Article HCA Healthcare, Inc. ( HCA - Free Report ) has been investors’ favorite with its consistent favorable operating earnings, strong inorganic growth, steady cash flow and further initiatives in place to grow in the years ahead.This Zacks Rank 1 (Strong Buy) stock carries an impressive Value Score …

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Partners In Health Names Dr. Sheila Davis Chief Executive Officer | PR Newswire | 6/6/2019

BOSTON Partners In Health today named Dr. Sheila Davis as its new Chief Executive Officer. Currently the Chief of Clinical Operations and Chief Nursing Officer, Dr. Davis will succeed Dr. Gary Gottlieb , who in the spring of 2018 informed the board of his intention to step down. “Thanks to her vast experience, strategic acumen, unwavering solidarity, and passionate commitment to our mission, Sheila is a brilliant choice to help the …

Immigrants play big role in elder, disabled care in U.S. Experts warn about immigration limits. | NBC News | 6/5/2019

Even as a shortage of U.S. workers who care for the elderly and disabled grows, proposed limits on immigration may worsen the situation, researchers say. As of 2017, immigrants accounted for more than 18 percent of U.S. healthcare workers, researchers report in the journal Health Affairs. In nursing homes, nearly one in four workers who directly care for patients are immigrants, as are nearly one in three housekeeping and maintenance …

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CHS posts bigger Q2 net loss, but still beats Wall Street forecasts | Healthcare Dive | 8/6/2019

Healthcare Dive Author UPDATE: Aug. 6, 2019: The piece has been updated to reflect additional color from CHS’ earnings call Tuesday morning. Dive Brief: For-profit hospital operator Community Health Systems posted a wider net loss of $167 million on revenues of $3.3 billion in the second quarter of 2019. That’s a 7.3% decrease in revenue year over year from $3.56 billion in 2018, but slightly higher than Wall Street …

CHS divests hospitals in Tennessee, Texas | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/1/2019

Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems has completed the sale of College Station (Texas) Medical Center and Tennova Healthcare-Lebanon (Tenn.). CHS entered into a definitive agreement May 23 to sell 167-bed College Station Medical Center to Bryan, Texas-based CHI St. Joseph Health. The transaction was finalized at the end of July, according to a press release from CHI St. Joseph Health. College Station Medical Center will be …

Broward Health

Broward Health Medical Center Welcomes New CFO | Business Wire | 2/7/2018

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.- Broward Health has brought on Paul C. Schwarzkopf to assume the role of chief financial officer at Broward Health Medical Center. “We are pleased to welcome Paul to the team as he brings decades of experience in management and financial operations. He is a great addition to the strong leadership team and will have a vital role in the future success of Broward Health Medical Center,” said …

Beverly Capasso Named Broward Health President/CEO; Commissioner Cites “Immense Improvement” as One Reason for Decision | PR Newswire | 2/1/2018

Beverly Capasso Named Broward Health President/CEO; Commissioner Cites “Immense Improvement” as One Reason for Decision News provided by 20:49 ET Share this article FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. , Jan. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – Interim Broward Health President/CEO Beverly Capasso today was named its President/CEO during back-to-back public meetings of the Board of Commissioners of the North Broward Hospital District, which operates as Broward Health. Beverly Capasso, Named Broward …

Bayfront Health

CHS hospital names new CEO 5 months after leadership exodus | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/10/2019

Bayfront Health St. Petersburg in Florida named Sharon Hayes, BSN, RN, CEO five months after the hospital’s former chief and its former CFO unexpectedly resigned , according to the Tampa Bay Times . Ms. Hayes replaces interim CEO Joe Mullany, regional president of Bayfront Health, who stepped in after former CEO John McLain abruptly resigned in February. Bayfront Health St. Petersburg’s former CFO, Pamela Modisett, resigned at the same time as Mr …

How is it going at Bayfront Health St. Petersburg? City officials have questions. | tbo.com | 4/27/2019

ST. PETERSBURG - In its annual report to City Hall last June, Bayfront Health St. Petersburg painted a bright self-portrait of a thriving corporate citizen, here to “serve the community.” While patient admissions to the hospital were down, the amount spent on charity care was up. Bayfront had spent more than $100 million since 2013 on facility upgrades, and soon planned to cut ribbons for an expanded trauma center and …

Health Net

4 ASCs recruiting nurse managers | Becker’s ASC Review | 8/22/2019

Nurse managers play an essential role in day-to-day surgery center operations. Here are four ASCs looking for nurse managers: 1. Sibley Ambulatory Surgery Center. Located at the Sibley Memorial Hospital campus in Washington, D.C., the Sibley Ambulatory Surgery Center is hiring a nurse manager. Specific responsibilities include directing and evaluating nursing care at the ASC. The right candidate is a nurse licensed to practice in the District of …

ABT STUDY CITES FIVE PROMISING APPROACHES TO JAIL DIVERSION FOR PEOPLE WITH MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS | Globe Newswire | 8/20/2019

August 20, 2019 10:12 ET Source: Abt Associates Rockville, Md., Aug. 20, People with behavioral health conditions such as serious mental illness and substance use disorders, including opioid-use disorder, are three to six times more likely than the general population to be involved with the justice system. Without coordinated intervention, they risk cycling in and out of the mental health, substance use and criminal justice systems, a costly cycle …

Humana

Aetna, Centene file protest against Louisiana’s picks to manage its Medicaid program | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/22/2019

Aetna and Centene subsidiary Louisiana Healthcare Connections, who lost bids to help manage Louisiana’s Medicaid program, filed protests against the state’s decision Aug. 19, according to The Advocate . In their protests, the health insurers claim the Louisiana Department of Health was biased against them when deciding which payers should win part of the multibillion-dollar Medicaid contracts. Aetna and Centene also claimed the department’s scoring was inconsistent.Louisiana’s new Medicaid contracts …

Health stocks fall before arguments on constitutionality of Obamacare | CNBC | 7/9/2019

Insurer and hospital stocks fell ahead of a legal showdown over the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act before a three-judge federal appeals court. Led by the state of Texas, the Trump administration and 18 Republican state attorneys general are expected to say the court should uphold a landmark ruling in Fort Worth, Texas, in December that promises to dismantle much of the ACA, commonly known as Obamacare. President …

Aetna

CVS moving to change healthcare: A timeline since the Aetna acquisition | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/29/2019

Since buying health insurer Aetna in November, CVS Health has emphasized holistic healthcare rather than just selling medicine. The company said it hopes its strategic shift will lead to healthier communities and lower healthcare costs. Below is a timeline of health-related moves from CVS reported by Becker’s Hospital Review since it finalized its deal with Aetna. The timeline doesn’t include the CVS acquisitions of other retail pharmacies. Nov. 28 …

Aetna, Centene file protest against Louisiana’s picks to manage its Medicaid program | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/22/2019

Aetna and Centene subsidiary Louisiana Healthcare Connections, who lost bids to help manage Louisiana’s Medicaid program, filed protests against the state’s decision Aug. 19, according to The Advocate . In their protests, the health insurers claim the Louisiana Department of Health was biased against them when deciding which payers should win part of the multibillion-dollar Medicaid contracts. Aetna and Centene also claimed the department’s scoring was inconsistent.Louisiana’s new Medicaid contracts …

UnitedHealthcare

UnitedHealthcare Awards $1 Million Grant to Jordan Valley Commun - WBCB: The Valley’s CW | | 5/21/2019

Grant is part of UnitedHealthcare’s Empowering Health program, which is redefining access to care by investing in social and environmental factors that influence people’s health SPRINGFIELD, Mo. –(BUSINESS WIRE) UnitedHealthcare, a UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) company, has awarded a $1 million grant to Jordan Valley Community Health Center (JVCHC) to help the nonprofit expand its community health worker program. Last year, UnitedHealthcare provided $1.5 million to JVCHC, which enabled the …

UnitedHealthcare Awarding $1 Million to Memphis-Area Nonprofits - KUAM.com-KUAM News: On Air. Online. On Demand. | 5/13/2019

Seven organizations receiving grants through UnitedHealthcare’s Empowering Health program Part of company’s nationwide efforts to redefine access to care through greater investments in social and environmental factors that contribute to people’s well-being MEMPHIS, Tenn. –(BUSINESS WIRE) UnitedHealthcare, a UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) company, is awarding $1 million in grants to seven Memphis-area nonprofit organizations to expand their services that address key social determinants of health, and improve care …

Cigna

Health stocks fall before arguments on constitutionality of Obamacare | CNBC | 7/9/2019

Insurer and hospital stocks fell ahead of a legal showdown over the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act before a three-judge federal appeals court. Led by the state of Texas, the Trump administration and 18 Republican state attorneys general are expected to say the court should uphold a landmark ruling in Fort Worth, Texas, in December that promises to dismantle much of the ACA, commonly known as Obamacare. President …

Trump to issue executive order increasing transparency in hospital prices, doctor fees | Yahoo News | 6/24/2019

President Donald Trump speaks to the media prior to departing on Marine One from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC. More President Donald Trump on Monday issued an executive order designed to pressure insurers, doctors and other health-care providers to disclose more information about their prices. The executive order will direct the Department of Health and Human Services to require hospitals and insurers to disclose …

Moda Health

UPDATE 3-U.S. Supreme Court to hear insurers’ bid for $12 billion in Obamacare money | CNBC | 6/25/2019

Obamacare [email protected] (Adds comment from insurer, Trump administration declines comment) June 24 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether insurers can seek $12 billion from the federal government under a program set up by the Obamacare law aimed at encouraging them to offer medical coverage to previously uninsured Americans. The justices will hear an appeal by a group of insurers of a lower court’s ruling that …

Supreme Court to hear cases over ACA risk-corridor funds | Modern Healthcare | 6/24/2019

Print AP The U.S. Supreme Court said on Monday it will take up cases over whether the federal government must pay billions of dollars to health insurers that sold coverage on the Affordable Care Act exchanges. The high court will consider whether the government had an obligation to pay private health insurers under the so-called “risk corridor” program that was meant to offset insurer losses in the early years …

Centene Corp

Community Health’s (CYH) Q2 Loss Widens, Revenues Fall Y/Y - August 6, 2019 - Zacks.com | 8/6/2019

Community Health Systems, Inc ( CYH - Free Report ) incurred adjusted loss of 47 cents per share in second-quarter 2019, narrower than a loss of 52 cents. However, the bottom line worsened from the year-ago quarter’s loss of 1 cent per share. This downside was mainly due to lower admissions in the quarter under review. Quarterly Operational Update In the second quarter, net operating revenues were $3.3 billion, surpassing the …

Centene Hits a Home Run with Its Q2 Earnings Results - Nasdaq.com | 7/23/2019

Investors were given a lot to like when Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) announced its quarterly results in April . The health insurer’s revenue jumped nearly 40%, and its adjusted earnings grew 27.5% year over year. Those wondering if Centene’s momentum could continue got their answer when the company announced its Q2 results before the market opened on Tuesday. Centene hit another home run. Here’s what you need to know from the …

Wellcare

Centene Hits a Home Run with Its Q2 Earnings Results - Nasdaq.com | 7/23/2019

Investors were given a lot to like when Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) announced its quarterly results in April . The health insurer’s revenue jumped nearly 40%, and its adjusted earnings grew 27.5% year over year. Those wondering if Centene’s momentum could continue got their answer when the company announced its Q2 results before the market opened on Tuesday. Centene hit another home run. Here’s what you need to know from the …

Community Health to Sell Hospital to Focus on Core Businesses | Yahoo News | 6/28/2019

Community Health to Sell Hospital to Focus on Core Businesses Zacks Equity Research Reblog Community Health Systems, Inc. ’s CYH units recently inked a definitive deal to divest its 92-bed Bluefield Regional Medical Center in Bluefield, WV and the related ancillary healthcare operations to Princeton Community Hospital’s subsidiaries. The transaction is subject to certain closing conditions.This deal is expected to close in the third quarter of 2019.This move …

Wellcare Health Plans

Centene Hits a Home Run with Its Q2 Earnings Results - Nasdaq.com | 7/23/2019

Investors were given a lot to like when Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) announced its quarterly results in April . The health insurer’s revenue jumped nearly 40%, and its adjusted earnings grew 27.5% year over year. Those wondering if Centene’s momentum could continue got their answer when the company announced its Q2 results before the market opened on Tuesday. Centene hit another home run. Here’s what you need to know from the …

Community Health to Sell Hospital to Focus on Core Businesses | Yahoo News | 6/28/2019

Community Health to Sell Hospital to Focus on Core Businesses Zacks Equity Research Reblog Community Health Systems, Inc. ’s CYH units recently inked a definitive deal to divest its 92-bed Bluefield Regional Medical Center in Bluefield, WV and the related ancillary healthcare operations to Princeton Community Hospital’s subsidiaries. The transaction is subject to certain closing conditions.This deal is expected to close in the third quarter of 2019.This move …

Anthem

Community Health’s (CYH) Q2 Loss Widens, Revenues Fall Y/Y - August 6, 2019 - Zacks.com | 8/6/2019

Community Health Systems, Inc ( CYH - Free Report ) incurred adjusted loss of 47 cents per share in second-quarter 2019, narrower than a loss of 52 cents. However, the bottom line worsened from the year-ago quarter’s loss of 1 cent per share. This downside was mainly due to lower admissions in the quarter under review. Quarterly Operational Update In the second quarter, net operating revenues were $3.3 billion, surpassing the …

Community Health (CYH) Incurs Wider-Than-Expected Loss in Q1 | Zacks | 5/1/2019

You follow Analyst Blog - edit You follow Zacks Equity Research - edit What would you like to follow? Zacks Equity Research Cancel Read More Hide Full Article Community Health Systems, Inc. ( CYH - Free Report ) incurred adjusted loss of 53 cents per share in first-quarter 2019, wider than the Zacks Consensus Estimate of a loss of 44 cents. Moreover, the figure came in against the last reported quarter’s adjusted income of …

Wayne T. Smith

CHS hit with securities fraud class-action lawsuit - Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/4/2019

Print Email A federal class-action complaint filed May 30 alleges Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems and three top executives made false and misleading statements about the company’s business that artificially inflated its stock price. The complaint, pending in U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, specifically alleges that between Feb. 20, 2017, and Feb. 27, 2018, CHS failed to disclose to investors that it had understated …

Nation’s Largest Nurse’s Union Calls for Ouster of Wayne T. Smith, CEO of Community Health Systems | Business Wire | 5/14/2019

OAKLAND, Calif.- National Nurses United, the nation’s largest union of registered nurses, calls for the ouster of Wayne T. Smith as CEO of Community Health Systems (CHS), in a new report titled, Other People’s Money: How CEO Wayne Smith gambled away the future of CHS at the expense of patients, investors, and communities. Release of the new report, which chronicles Smith’s mismanagement of CHS, coincides with the corporation’s annual stockholder …

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CHS faces $891M class-action lawsuit | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/12/2019

Print Email The U.S. District Court for Middle Tennessee has certified an $891 million class-action lawsuit filed against Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems, according to the Nashville Post . The class-action complaint dates back to 2011 and alleges CHS made misleading statements that resulted in artificially inflated prices for the company’s common stock. The fraud allegations first surfaced in April 2011 in a complaint filed by Dallas-based …

CHS posts bigger Q2 net loss, but still beats Wall Street forecasts | Healthcare Dive | 8/6/2019

Healthcare Dive Author UPDATE: Aug. 6, 2019: The piece has been updated to reflect additional color from CHS’ earnings call Tuesday morning. Dive Brief: For-profit hospital operator Community Health Systems posted a wider net loss of $167 million on revenues of $3.3 billion in the second quarter of 2019. That’s a 7.3% decrease in revenue year over year from $3.56 billion in 2018, but slightly higher than Wall Street …

Phillip Kim

ROSEN, A TOP RANKED LAW FIRM, Reminds Community Health Systems, Inc. Investors of Important July 29th Deadline in the Securities Class Action– CYH | Globe Newswire | 7/16/2019

July 15, 2019 20:20 ET Source: The Rosen Law Firm PA NEW YORK, July 15, Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, reminds purchasers of the securities of Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE: CYH) from February 20, 2017 through February 27, 2018, inclusive (the “Class Period”) of the important July 29, 2019 lead plaintiff deadline in the case. The lawsuit seeks to recover damages for Community Health investors …

CYH INVESTOR ALERT: Rosen, a Top Ranked Law Firm, Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Community Health Systems, Inc.; Investors with Losses in Excess of $100K are Encouraged to Contact the Firm – CYH | Globe Newswire | 6/14/2019

June 13, 2019 19:30 ET Source: The Rosen Law Firm PA NEW YORK, Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of the securities of Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE: CYH) from February 20, 2017 through February 27, 2018, inclusive (the “Class Period”). The lawsuit seeks to recover damages for Community Health investors under the federal securities …

Beverly Capasso

Broward Health Medical Center Welcomes New CFO | Business Wire | 2/7/2018

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.- Broward Health has brought on Paul C. Schwarzkopf to assume the role of chief financial officer at Broward Health Medical Center. “We are pleased to welcome Paul to the team as he brings decades of experience in management and financial operations. He is a great addition to the strong leadership team and will have a vital role in the future success of Broward Health Medical Center,” said …

Beverly Capasso Named Broward Health President/CEO; Commissioner Cites “Immense Improvement” as One Reason for Decision | PR Newswire | 2/1/2018

Beverly Capasso Named Broward Health President/CEO; Commissioner Cites “Immense Improvement” as One Reason for Decision News provided by 20:49 ET Share this article FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. , Jan. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – Interim Broward Health President/CEO Beverly Capasso today was named its President/CEO during back-to-back public meetings of the Board of Commissioners of the North Broward Hospital District, which operates as Broward Health. Beverly Capasso, Named Broward …

Bragar Eagel

Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. Reminds Investors That Class Action Lawsuits Have Been Filed Against A.O. Smith Corporation, Community Health Systems, Metro Bank, and Heron Therapeutics and Encourages Investors to Contact the Firm | 7/24/2019

NEW YORK, July 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. reminds investors that class action lawsuits have been commenced on behalf of stockholders of A.O. Smith Corporation, Community Health Systems, Inc., Metro Bank PLC, and Heron Therapeutics, Inc. Stockholders have until the deadlines below to petition the court to serve as lead plaintiff. Additional information about each case can be found at the link provided. A. O. Smith Corporation …

Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. Reminds Investors That Class Action Lawsuits Have Been Filed Against PriceSmart, Hecla Mining Company, A.O. Smith Corporation, and Community Health Systems and Encourages Investors to Contact the Firm | Globe Newswire | 7/3/2019

July 02, 2019 21:30 ET Source: Bragar Eagel & Squire NEW YORK, July 02, Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. reminds investors that class action lawsuits have been commenced on behalf of stockholders of PriceSmart, Inc., Hecla Mining Company, A.O. Smith Corporation, and Community Health Systems, Inc. Stockholders have until the deadlines below to petition the court to serve as lead plaintiff. Additional information about each case can be found at the link …

Pete Buttigieg

Southern Michigan Health Agency Gives Away Pot Storage Boxes | U.S. News & World Report | 7/3/2019

Michigan News Southern Michigan Health Agency Gives Away Pot Storage Boxes Boxes that could be used to store ammunition instead are being given away to store marijuana in three Michigan counties. By Associated Press , Wire Service Content July 2, 2019 By Associated Press , Wire Service Content July 2, 2019, at 6:12 p.m. More COLDWATER, Mich. (AP) — Buds not bullets. Boxes that could be used to store ammunition instead are being …

Democrat Buttigieg Proposes Expanded National Service Plan to Unify Country | U.S. News & World Report | 7/3/2019

Democrat Buttigieg Proposes Expanded National Service Plan to Unify Country July 3, 2019 FILE PHOTO: South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks during the second night of the first Democratic presidential candidates debate in Miami, Florida, U.S. June 27, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo Reuters By Tim Reid LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is proposing a massive expansion of national service programs in a bid to help …

Howard G. Smith

Deadline Reminder: The Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Reminds Investors of Looming Deadline in the Class Action Lawsuit Against Community Health Systems, Inc. | Globe Newswire | 7/24/2019

July 23, 2019 17:06 ET Source: Law Offices of Howard G. Smith BENSALEM, Pa., Law Offices of Howard G. Smith reminds investors of the upcoming July 29, 2019 deadline to file a lead plaintiff motion in the class action filed on behalf of investors who purchased Community Health Systems, Inc. (“Community Health” or the “Company”) (NYSE: CYH ) securities between February 20, 2017 and February 27, 2018 , inclusive (the “Class Period …

INVESTOR ALERT: Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Continues Investigation on Behalf of Community Health Systems, Inc. Investors (CYH) | Business Wire | 5/13/2019

BENSALEM, Pa.- Law Offices of Howard G. Smith announces the continuation of its investigation on behalf of Community Health Systems, Inc. (“Community Health” or the “Company”) (NYSE: CYH ) investors concerning the Company and its officers’ possible violations of federal securities laws. On February 27, 2018, the Company announced that its fourth quarter 2017 net operating revenues totaled $3.059 billion and were adversely impacted by a $591 million increase in contractual …

Kara Adams

Breast Cancer Survivor’s Dream Comes True | PR Newswire | 7/9/2019

RIVERSIDE, Calif. Speaker, author of the award-winning book Hidden Treasure, breast cancer survivor and California native, Kara Adams was the afternoon keynote speaker at this year’s SoCal Women’s Cancer Conference, hosted by Riverside Community Health Foundation and held at the Riverside Convention Center. Twenty-four months to the day Kara Adams was finishing her last round of chemotherapy, and on June 29, 2019 , she was the afternoon’s featured speaker …

Bill Gates

America’s CEOs Seek a New Purpose for the Corporation | Fortune | 8/19/2019

America’s CEOs Seek a New Purpose for the Corporation Alan Murray August 19, 2019 For Milton Friedman, it was simple. “There is one and only one social responsibility of business,” the Nobel economist wrote in 1970: to “engage in activities designed to increase its profits.” Companies must obey the law. But beyond that, their job is to make money for shareholders. And Friedman’s view prevailed, at least in the United …

Apple healthcare researcher jumps to Gates Foundation to lead new digital health work: CNBC | FierceBiotech | 8/12/2019

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has brought on one of Apple’s healthcare project leaders to serve in a new role helping lead its global digital health efforts, according to a report from CNBC. Andrew Trister, who has worked on special projects at Apple since 2016, previously held positions at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the Oregon Health & Science University. At the Gates Foundation, his title will be deputy …

Lesley Portnoy

Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP Files Securities Class Action on Behalf of Community Health Systems, Inc. Investors (CYH) | Business Wire | 5/30/2019

LOS ANGELES- Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP (“GPM”) announces that it has filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, captioned Padilla v. Community Health Systems, Inc. et al. , on behalf of persons and entities that purchased or otherwise acquired Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE: CYH ) (“Community Health” or the “Company”) securities between February 20, 2017 and February 27, 2018 , inclusive (the …

Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP Announces Investigation on Behalf of Community Health Systems, Inc. Investors | Business Wire | 4/23/2019

LOS ANGELES- Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP (“GPM”) announces an investigation on behalf of Community Health Systems, Inc. (“Community Health” or the “Company”) (NYSE: CYH ) investors concerning the Company and its officers’ possible violations of federal securities laws. If you are a shareholder who suffered a loss, click here to participate. If you wish to learn more about this action, or if you have any questions concerning this announcement or your …