Community Health

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Computer Programs and Systems (NASDAQ:CPSI) to Hold | 11/12/2020

… from a ‚Äúbuy‚Äù rating to a ‚Äúhold‚Äù rating in a report released on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, ‚ÄúComputer Programs and Systems, Inc has been serving the information technology needs of community health care providers for over twenty-seven years. Headquartered in Mobile, Alabama, the company provides a complete health information and patient care system that encompasses the full spectrum of financial and clinical applications. The CPSI System …

NCSA awards 16 Fiddler Innovation Fellowships to Illinois students and faculty | 11/12/2020

… Undergraduate Fiddler Fellows are selected for their exceptional contributions to interdisciplinary research projects that explore new topics and innovation in their respective programs. Fourteen undergraduates from various fields‚Äîspanning astronomy, engineering, computer science, and community health ‚Äîreceived a $1,500 Fiddler gift award and recognition for their achievements during the ceremony. The Fiddler Innovation Graduate Fellowship was presented to Ph.D. Student Colter Wehmeier and the Fiddler Innovation Faculty Fellowship was awarded …

ADMINISTRATOR II (Administrator, MDH Capital Grants) - #20-006095-0003 | 11/11/2020

MDH Office of Facilities Management and Development 201 W. Preston Street Baltimore MD 21201 POSITION DUTIES The main purpose of this position is to administer the Department of Health (MDH) Community Health Facilities Grant Program (CHFGP) and the Federally Qualified Health Centers Grant Program (FQHCGP). Under this program, there are two distinct legislatively mandated programs. The CHFGP deals with facilities for community mental health, addictions, and developmental disabilities. The FQHCGP …

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH DIRECTOR | 11/11/2020

… the health and safety of people in our community. See website for position description, qualification requirements and how to apply. Phone This ad has been viewed 1 times Posted November 11, 2020 Columbia Valley Community Health (CVCH) is a federally qualified health center providing comprehensive patient-centered primary care services for all ages and incomes with locations in Wenatchee, East Wenatchee, and Chelan Washington. CVCH is a modern, well-equipped …

How A Minneapolis Clinic Is Narrowing Racial Gaps In Health | 11/11/2020

… started.” - Stella Whitney-West, CEO of NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center “We were not surprised, because we serve a community that has health disparities,” says Stella Whitney-West , CEO of NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center , a community health and dental clinic and social services agency located in the heart of north Minneapolis. Stella Whitney-West has been CEO of NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center for the last 16 years. “Our staff is reflective …

How A Minneapolis Clinic Is Narrowing Racial Gaps In Health | 11/11/2020

… started.” - Stella Whitney-West, CEO of NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center “We were not surprised, because we serve a community that has health disparities,” says Stella Whitney-West , CEO of NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center , a community health and dental clinic and social services agency located in the heart of north Minneapolis. Stella Whitney-West has been CEO of NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center for the last 16 years. “Our staff is reflective …

Board balks but funds Aspen Public Radio | 11/11/2020

… KAJX for many years and we don‚Äôt contribute anymore.‚Äù Commissioners mostly approved more than $3.1 million in Healthy Community Funds for local public health and for Roaring Fork Valley nonprofits that benefit community health . Of that amount, more than $1.8 million was pre-approved for ‚Äúmandated services,‚Äù including core public health, senior services, detox, mental health, substance abuse, integrated health care and management of the fund. That …

How A Minneapolis Clinic Is Narrowing Racial Gaps In Health | 11/11/2020

… started.” - Stella Whitney-West, CEO of NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center “We were not surprised, because we serve a community that has health disparities,” says Stella Whitney-West , CEO of NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center , a community health and dental clinic and social services agency located in the heart of north Minneapolis. Stella Whitney-West has been CEO of NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center for the last 16 years. “Our staff is reflective …

How A Minneapolis Clinic Is Narrowing Racial Gaps In Health | 11/11/2020

… started.” - Stella Whitney-West, CEO of NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center “We were not surprised, because we serve a community that has health disparities,” says Stella Whitney-West , CEO of NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center , a community health and dental clinic and social services agency located in the heart of north Minneapolis. Stella Whitney-West has been CEO of NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center for the last 16 years. “Our staff is reflective …

How A Minneapolis Clinic Is Narrowing Racial Gaps In Health | 11/11/2020

… started.” - Stella Whitney-West, CEO of NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center “We were not surprised, because we serve a community that has health disparities,” says Stella Whitney-West , CEO of NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center , a community health and dental clinic and social services agency located in the heart of north Minneapolis. Stella Whitney-West has been CEO of NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center for the last 16 years. “Our staff is reflective …

How A Minneapolis Clinic Is Narrowing Racial Gaps In Health | 11/11/2020

… started.” - Stella Whitney-West, CEO of NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center “We were not surprised, because we serve a community that has health disparities,” says Stella Whitney-West , CEO of NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center , a community health and dental clinic and social services agency located in the heart of north Minneapolis. Stella Whitney-West has been CEO of NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center for the last 16 years. “Our staff is reflective …

Health Officials In Colorado Want Better Compliance With COVID-19 Guidelines | CBS Local | 11/11/2020

… to be effective,‚Äù states the letter. ‚ÄúI think what it needs to be is something that‚Äôs a little bit more coordinated throughout the metro region,‚Äù said Dr. Margaret Huffman, director of community health services for Jefferson County Public Health. She was among the signees, along with other local health department leaders from Denver, Broomfield, Boulder, Tri-County Public Health, Kiowa and Lincoln County. ‚ÄúWe are really seeking …

Sioux County healthcare leaders urge Siouxlanders to wear masks | 11/11/2020

Nov 11, 2020 / 03:32 PM CST / Updated: Nov 11, 2020 / 04:05 PM CST SIOUX COUNTY, Iowa (KCAU) ‚Äì Health officials are urging Siouxlanders to slow the spread of viruses by wearing masks. According to a release, CEOs of the four Sioux County hospitals, along with Community Health Partners, are asking all residents of Sioux County to help slow the spread of COVID-19 by following gathering restrictions and mask requirements …

How A Minneapolis Clinic Is Narrowing Racial Gaps In Health | 11/11/2020

… started.” - Stella Whitney-West, CEO of NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center “We were not surprised, because we serve a community that has health disparities,” says Stella Whitney-West , CEO of NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center , a community health and dental clinic and social services agency located in the heart of north Minneapolis. Stella Whitney-West has been CEO of NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center for the last 16 years. “Our staff is reflective …

How A Minneapolis Clinic Is Narrowing Racial Gaps In Health | 11/11/2020

… started.” - Stella Whitney-West, CEO of NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center “We were not surprised, because we serve a community that has health disparities,” says Stella Whitney-West , CEO of NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center , a community health and dental clinic and social services agency located in the heart of north Minneapolis. Stella Whitney-West has been CEO of NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center for the last 16 years. “Our staff is reflective …

How A Minneapolis Clinic Is Narrowing Racial Gaps In Health | 11/11/2020

… started.” - Stella Whitney-West, CEO of NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center “We were not surprised, because we serve a community that has health disparities,” says Stella Whitney-West , CEO of NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center , a community health and dental clinic and social services agency located in the heart of north Minneapolis. Stella Whitney-West has been CEO of NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center for the last 16 years. “Our staff is reflective …

How A Minneapolis Clinic Is Narrowing Racial Gaps In Health | 11/11/2020

… started.” - Stella Whitney-West, CEO of NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center “We were not surprised, because we serve a community that has health disparities,” says Stella Whitney-West , CEO of NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center , a community health and dental clinic and social services agency located in the heart of north Minneapolis. Stella Whitney-West has been CEO of NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center for the last 16 years. “Our staff is reflective …

How A Minneapolis Clinic Is Narrowing Racial Gaps In Health | 11/11/2020

… started.” - Stella Whitney-West, CEO of NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center “We were not surprised, because we serve a community that has health disparities,” says Stella Whitney-West , CEO of NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center , a community health and dental clinic and social services agency located in the heart of north Minneapolis. Stella Whitney-West has been CEO of NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center for the last 16 years. “Our staff is reflective …

Community Health Nursing Students Screen Classmates for COVID-19 | 11/11/2020

… campus, new COVID-19 safety protocols needed to be implemented. With more than 290 undergraduate nursing students enrolled on the Atlanta Campus, faculty spent precious class time screening students even with staggered attendance. Enter community health nursing students, performing the much-needed task of screening fellow nursing students for symptoms before in-person classes or labs. The nursing students ask their peers a few short questions about potential COVID symptoms …

How A Minneapolis Clinic Is Narrowing Racial Gaps In Health | 11/11/2020

… started.” - Stella Whitney-West, CEO of NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center “We were not surprised, because we serve a community that has health disparities,” says Stella Whitney-West , CEO of NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center , a community health and dental clinic and social services agency located in the heart of north Minneapolis. Stella Whitney-West has been CEO of NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center for the last 16 years. “Our staff is reflective …

Schools in Broome County yellow zone stay open, spend little on Covid tests | Education | buffalonews.com | 11/11/2020

Matt De Rose, a paramedic with the Erie County Department of Health, collects a sample from a patient during a rapid Covid-19 testing clinic outside Jericho Road Community Health Center on Oct. 24, 2020. A few weeks ago, schools in Broome County had a decision to make: figure out how to test 20% of their students and teachers for Covid-19 every week or close the schools and shift …

#parent | #kids | Risks and benefits of an AI revolution in medicine – Harvard Gazette | #parenting | #parenting | #kids | 11/11/2020

… plane is going up, and the pilots saw it was going down but couldn‚Äôt override it.‚Äù Jha said a similar scenario could play out in the developing world should, for example, a community health worker see something that makes him or her disagree with a recommendation made by a big-name company‚Äôs AI-driven app. In such a situation, being able to understand how the app‚Äôs …

How A Minneapolis Clinic Is Narrowing Racial Gaps In Health | 11/11/2020

… started.” - Stella Whitney-West, CEO of NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center “We were not surprised, because we serve a community that has health disparities,” says Stella Whitney-West , CEO of NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center , a community health and dental clinic and social services agency located in the heart of north Minneapolis. Stella Whitney-West has been CEO of NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center for the last 16 years. “Our staff is reflective …

Educating The Community on COVID-19 Starts In The Classroom | 11/10/2020

Baylor College of Medicine today released a curriculum for teachers that specifically focuses on the COVID-19 pandemic. The curriculum, which includes lesson plans and activities for students in grades K-12, is available for free through BioEdOnline. ‚ÄúCommunity health needs became very evident at the beginning of the summer,‚Äù said Dr. Nancy Moreno, chair of the Department of Education Innovation and Technology and director of the Center for …

When a COVID vaccine is approved, NJ expects enough for 50,000. Here’s who will get priority | 11/10/2020

… to their exposure to infectious material,‚Äù Persichilli said. ‚ÄúIt could be as high as 650,000.‚Äù Virtually everyone who works in a hospital and the staffs of dental offices, urgent care centers and community health centers are included in the priority group, she said. Each person would need two shots of the Pfizer vaccine, or those under development by two of the three other companies, to confer immunity. That …

Health Disparities

How A Minneapolis Clinic Is Narrowing Racial Gaps In Health | 11/11/2020

… health disparities,” says Stella Whitney-West , CEO of NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center , a community health and dental clinic and social services agency located in the heart of north Minneapolis. Stella Whitney-West has been CEO of NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center for the last 16 years. “Our staff is reflective of our community that we serve,” she says. Nina Robinson for NPR But NorthPoint also has a five-decade history of …

EMR

PROFESSION UTILITY PLANNER I… | 11/7/2020

Bilingual Patient Services l Columbia Valley Community Health (CVCH) is a dynamic, progressive community health center with 8 clinic locations throughout Wenatchee, East Wenatchee, and Chelan. CVCH is a modern, well-equipped Community Health Center, with fully integrated EMR, and our services include Medical, Dental and… More Posted November 03, 2020 Pharmacist Lead We have an excellent opportunity for a Pharmacist Lead at our Chelan, WA location. The Pharmacist Lead …

Nursing Education

Johnson & Johnson resumes vaccine trial and is taking volunteers in Valparaiso | 11/7/2020

… To celebrate National Nurse Week, May 6-12, 2019, The Times Media Co.; Title Sponsor, Methodist Hospitals; Presenting Sponsors Franciscan Health; Community Healthcare System; Visiting Nurse Association of Northwest Indiana; Castle Subaru/Mitsubishi; University of St … years, King ‚Äôs work on high fidelity simulation in a nursing educational setting was recently published. She has received the Sagamore of the Wabash Award, Northwest Indiana Influential Women in Education 2016 and most recently …

Population Health

5 Ways Health Systems Can ‘Advance To The New Normal’ | 11/6/2020

… said CommonSpirit Health Senior Vice President and Chief Strategic Innovation Officer Rich Roth, and CommonSpirit Health Senior Vice President, Enterprise Population Health, Dr. Nicholas Stine in their keynote address at the HealthLeaders‚Äô Healthcare System … a lot of time developing work with our teams and community health members and other partners within our organization around our connective community network approach and building a comprehensive stakeholder environment in our communities,‚Äù …

Medical Transportation

NovusMED ‚Äî TripSpark’s Comprehensive NEMT & Health Services Software - MedCity News | 11/4/2020

NovusMED is TripSpark‚Äôs all-encompassing NEMT and health services transportation software ecosystem . Developed for an extensive array of medical transportation services such as non-emergency, brokerage, provider, managed care organizations and community health programs, NovusMED is extremely configurable and can adapt to your operational needs. Whether you are managing a single location or multiple centers, NovusMED is scalable and designed to evolve with your organization. NovusMED‚Äôs Core Components …

Biomedical Research

Study supports link between traffic-related air pollution and mental disorders | 11/3/2020

… are more likely to experience mental disorders. The study is funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Maudsley Biomedical Research Center (BRC) and Applied Research Collaboration South London (ARC), and has been published … data from over 1,600 participants of the South East London Community Health (SELCoH) study, a survey of Southwark and Lambeth adults. Participants were assessed for common mental disorders, psychotic experiences and physical symptoms indicative of …

Credentialing

The Care Connection | 10/30/2020

Credentialing Center, and many other quality monitors, Ohio‚Äôs Summa Health is at the forefront of digital transformation. With a network of hospitals, community health centers, a health plan, a physician-hospital organization, and a multi-specialty physician organization, the ACO is demonstrating a fierce commitment to improving the lives of the populations it serves. Their journey began with a vision: to be the premier population health organization in Northeast …

Coordinated Care

Blue Cross NC, Caravan Health Collaborate to Expand Blue Premier to Community and Rural Hospitals for Better Quality, Lower Costs | PRWeb | 10/29/2020

… health in North Carolina to get boost from successful value-based care program ‚ÄúWe‚Äôre excited to team up with community health systems in North Carolina to provide robust primary care and comprehensive accountability for … based care for patients ‚Äì including improved quality and better-coordinated care ‚Äì to North Carolinians who don‚Äôt live near a hospital already in Blue Premier. Hospitals and doctors in rural areas already play …

Sports Medicine

Sacrificing physical health could increase pandemic’s effects | 10/29/2020

… from a decrease in physical activity due to the pandemic. Woods is a University of Illinois professor of kinesiology and community health who studies the effect of exercise on the immune system, the gut microbiome … wrote in an article published in May in the journal Sports Medicine and Health Science. He worried at the time that people were less physically active in the first few months of the pandemic when …

Gut Microbiome

Sacrificing physical health could increase pandemic’s effects | 10/29/2020

One of the concerns exercise immunology researcher Jeff Woods has about coronavirus is the ‚Äúsecond wave‚Äù effects ‚Äî not the surge of infections the country is experiencing right now, but the health risks from a decrease in physical activity due to the pandemic. Woods is a University of Illinois professor of kinesiology and community health who studies the effect of exercise on the immune system, the gut microbiome and …

Virtual Care

Orb Health Named as Marquee Visionary Sponsor at AllianceChicago and Health Choice Networks Annual Board of Directors Virtual Educational Conference November 4-12 | Financial Buzz | 10/28/2020

Virtual Care solution and services that run HCN’s chronic care and patient administrative support services and will accelerate the expansion of services network wide. This further expansion of the partnership is driven by the significant results found in the independent Orb Health Patient Outcomes study on the Chronic Care Management (CCM) program at Community Health Centers of Pinellas (CHCP). It showed a 54% decrease in Emergency Department (ED) visits for …

Medication Adherence

Omnicell Inc (OMCL) Q3 2020 Earnings Call Transcript | 10/28/2020

… network to Omnicell’s platform, including Central Pharmacy, IV Compounding, the XT Series and technology-enabled services. Also Georgia-based Coastal Community Health, a current IV customer has signed a 10-year sole-source agreement for … in this important work that they do to measurably improve medication adherence and health outcome through EnlivenHealth’s patient engagement and communication solutions. These systems are doing real work, they impact healthcare by ensuring patients get …

Care Networks

NowPow Expands Community Care Networks in Washington to Support Students and Other People with Behavioral Health Needs | Business Wire | 10/28/2020

… up as needed. “Often the biggest obstacle to resource access is a knowledge gap. People don’t know what’s available to them or how to find it. Our mission at NowPow is to support community health and wellness by powering those connections,” said Rachel Kohler, CEO, NowPow. “Thanks to these unique cross-sector partnerships, NowPow is now able to connect vulnerable populations, like students and people with behavioral health needs, to …

Institutional Review Board

Healthcare Innovator par8o Launches Research Network to Increase Diversity in Clinical Trials, Improve Health Equity | 10/28/2020

… Institutional Review Board, WCG IRB . As a well-established partner to the nation’s leading health systems since 2011, par8o has demonstrated that its technology can be transformative. Over the last three years, the company has leveraged its expertise to assist community health centers with capturing savings for their 340B programs through prescriptions that result from referrals. Today, par8o serves over 130 health center clients across 35 states, translating to more …

Clinical Decision Support

Zynx Health Partners with Indigenous-Led Clinic in Seattle to Update Ambulatory Order Sets and Care Plans | Business Wire | 10/27/2020

community health center in Seattle, Washington, to update SIHB‚Äôs ambulatory order sets and care plans. SIHB serves approximately 6,000 patients annually, and more than 4,000 identify as American Indian and/or Alaska Native. SIHB will be utilizing Zynx‚Äôs award-winning order sets and care plans to drive care standardization across the organization. It will customize and incorporate care plan templates from ZynxCare for Chronic Conditions, a clinical decision …

Healthy Aging

Bayshore HealthCare Partners with Amazon to Donate 1,000 Fire Tablets to Seniors in Need – Alicia Bell IFBB Pro Train It Right | 10/27/2020

Community Health Survey – Healthy Aging i . Moreover, seniors with health conditions may have a greater need for social support during the COVID-19 pandemic than their healthier counterparts. This group may be at a greater risk of low social support during the pandemic due to social distancing measures implemented to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Seniors who lived alone, seniors who resided in urban areas, senior men, and immigrant …

Biotech

Top Indian drugmaker wants to increase production of COVID vaccine by 70% | 10/27/2020

… Russian vaccine in India after conducting final-stage human trials and receiving regulatory approval. Trial Recruitment Both Cadila and Bharat Biotech International Ltd., the other Indian drugmaker developing its own indigenous vaccine, are currently conducting … its long-term goal of becoming a front porch for community health services, including wide-scale coronavirus testing and, eventually, distribution of COVID-19 vaccines once one or more reach the market. Merlo said that …

Sexual Health

News NMRTC Bremerton’s Health Promotion Department awarded 2019 Gold Star Blue H | 10/26/2020

community health promotion, and medical staff health. Crucial health topics provided to staff and patients included focus on responsible drinking, violence and injury free living, healthy eating, active living, psychological health, sexual health, tobacco free living, and weight management. “The honor of receiving the Gold Star Blue H means that NMRTC Bremerton collectively achieves and maintains excellence in primary prevention by planning and executing a comprehensive health promotion plan,” said …

McGill University

Depression prevalence based on the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale compared to Structured Clinical Interview for DSM DIsorders classification: Systematic review and individual participant data meta-analysis - PubMed | National Institutes of Health | 10/24/2020

… Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montréal, Québec, Canada. 2 Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada. 3 School of Primary, Centre for Prognosis Research, Community and … 14 Library, Concordia University, Montréal, Québec, Canada. 15 Departments of Community Health Sciences and Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. 16 Mathison Centre for Mental Health Research & Education, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada …

Health Research

Depression prevalence based on the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale compared to Structured Clinical Interview for DSM DIsorders classification: Systematic review and individual participant data meta-analysis - PubMed | National Institutes of Health | 10/24/2020

… Sciences, and Engineering, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada. 8 Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA. 9 Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA. 10 Department of Biomedical Data Science … 14 Library, Concordia University, Montréal, Québec, Canada. 15 Departments of Community Health Sciences and Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. 16 Mathison Centre for Mental Health Research & Education, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada …

Behavioral Health

A deep look inside La Clínica de La Raza’s virtual Epic go-live | Healthcare IT News | 10/23/2020

… La Raza is a nonprofit Federally Qualified Health Center with 49 years of experience providing comprehensive, culturally competent clinical and community health services. The mission of La Clínica is to improve the quality of life … 2019, with comprehensive services including pediatrics, family medicine, women’s healthcare, behavioral health, dental, vision and health education. Services are offered regardless of patients’ ability to pay or insurance coverage. HIMSS20 Digital Learn on-demand, earn …

Home Care

AHA, AMA ask Congress to extend suspension of Medicare sequester | Healthcare Dive | 10/23/2020

Healthcare, which this week reported a nearly $200 million operating loss for the third quarter . The other big for-profit chains — HCA Healthcare, Community Health Systems and Universal Health Services — all report their third-quarter earnings next week. As a result, the AHA, AMA, the American Health Care Association and the National Association for Home Care and Hospice have asked that the suspension of the Medicare sequester continue into next …

Electronic Health Records

A deep look inside La Clínica de La Raza’s virtual Epic go-live | Healthcare IT News | 10/23/2020

Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR) A deep look inside La Clínica de La Raza’s virtual Epic go-live The Federally Qualified Health Center didn’t let COVID-19 stand in the way of a successful EHR … 49 years of experience providing comprehensive, culturally competent clinical and community health services. The mission of La Clínica is to improve the quality of life of the diverse communities it serves by providing culturally appropriate …

EHR Implementation

A deep look inside La Clínica de La Raza’s virtual Epic go-live | Healthcare IT News | 10/23/2020

… EHR implementation. Here’s a step-by-step look at how they did it. October 23, 2020 11:36 AM Fernando Cortez, CIO and information security officer at La Clínica de La Raza in Oakland, California La Clínica de La Raza is a nonprofit Federally Qualified Health Center with 49 years of experience providing comprehensive, culturally competent clinical and community health services. The mission of La Clínica is to improve the quality …

Ambulatory Surgery Centers

Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH) versus First Physicians Capital Group (NYSE:FPCG) Financial Contrast | 10/23/2020

N/A Summary Community Health Systems beats First Physicians Capital Group on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks. About Community Health Systems Community Health Systems, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns, leases … care centers, occupational medicine clinics, imaging centers, cancer centers, and ambulatory surgery centers. As of December 31, 2019, it owned or leased 102 hospitals, including 100 general acute care hospitals and two stand-alone rehabilitation …

CPSI

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Computer Programs and Systems (NASDAQ:CPSI) to Hold | 11/12/2020

How is the medical sector tackling infertility? Computer Programs and Systems (NASDAQ:CPSI) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a ‚Äúbuy‚Äù rating to a ‚Äúhold‚Äù rating in a report released on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, ‚ÄúComputer Programs and Systems, Inc has been serving the information technology needs of community healthcare providers for over twenty-seven years. Headquartered in Mobile, Alabama, the company provides a complete …

Pfizer

When a COVID vaccine is approved, NJ expects enough for 50,000. Here’s who will get priority | 11/10/2020

… from COVID-19, once the federal government authorizes one of the vaccines currently in clinical trials. With early data from Pfizer showing promising results, that day appeared to come closer Monday. Priority will be given … and the staffs of dental offices, urgent care centers and community health centers are included in the priority group, she said. Each person would need two shots of the Pfizer vaccine, or those under development …

Johnson & Johnson

Johnson & Johnson resumes vaccine trial and is taking volunteers in Valparaiso | 11/7/2020

Johnson & Johnson resumes vaccine trial and is taking volunteers in Valparaiso Share this (featured_button_text) Velocity Clinical Research in Valparaiso and HealthLinc are again participating in a Phase 3 trial to test a coronavirus … Media Co.; Title Sponsor, Methodist Hospitals; Presenting Sponsors Franciscan Health; Community Healthcare System; Visiting Nurse Association of Northwest Indiana; Castle Subaru/Mitsubishi; University of St. Francis ‚Äì Crown Point; Indiana University-Northwest; and Pinnacle Hospital …

Impact Health

3M Launches Health Care Virtual Pro Bono Program | 10/29/2020

Impact Health Care, a new virtual pro bono program. 3M Impact Health Care is the newest addition to the 3M Impact portfolio, specifically designed to address existing healthcare inequities. As COVID-19 continues to further exasperate the existing healthcare disparities, 3M Impact Health Care aims to build the capacity of nonprofit and community health organizations who are focused on delivering quality health care across the globe. The program will consist …

Walmart Health

Omnicell Inc (OMCL) Q3 2020 Earnings Call Transcript | 10/28/2020

… network to Omnicell’s platform, including Central Pharmacy, IV Compounding, the XT Series and technology-enabled services. Also Georgia-based Coastal Community Health, a current IV customer has signed a 10-year sole-source agreement for … conference call that we successfully launched our first location with Walmart as part of an enterprisewide rollout of our medication synchronization platform to all Walmart locations nationwide. Today, I am particularly pleased to note that …

Orb Health

Orb Health Named as Marquee “Visionary Sponsor” at AllianceChicago and Health Choice Networks Annual Board of Directors Virtual Educational Conference November 4-12 | 10/28/2020

FREE eNEWSLETTERS TMCnet News Orb Health Named as Marquee “Visionary Sponsor” at AllianceChicago and Health Choice Networks Annual Board of Directors Virtual Educational Conference November 4-12 [October 28, 2020] Orb Health Named as Marquee “Visionary … on the Chronic Care Management (CCM ( News - Alert )) program at Community Health Centers of Pinellas (CHCP). It showed a 54% decrease in Emergency Department (ED) visits for Chronic Care patients with 6 or more chronic …

Xtelligent Healthcare Media

Predictive Analytics Tool Helps Fill Gaps in COVID-19 Data | HealthIT Analytics | 10/28/2020

… in tests from 47 percent to 11 percent. For more coronavirus updates, visit our resource page , updated twice daily by Xtelligent Healthcare Media. While thousands of people are being tested for COVID-19 every day … of sociology and founding co-director of the Center for Community Health Equity at DePaul University. “Everyone is struggling with missing data, but from what is already available, we know that the burden has been …

Microsoft Health

A state-by-state guide to ACA enrollment | MSN | 10/27/2020

… miscarriage Wells Fargo Shares Plunge With Investors Awaiting Word From CEO Do you know these lucrative Social Security secrets? Ad Microsoft Incredible Blanket Puts Humans In A Deep Sleep, Melting Stress Away Ad Microsoft The … Participating insurers: Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Shield of California, Chinese Community Health Plan, Kaiser Permanente, LA Care Health Plan, Molina Healthcare, Oscar Health Plan of California, Sharp Health Plan, Valley Health Plan, Western Health Advantage …

VMG Health

CHS divests Texas hospital | Becker’s Hospital Review | 10/23/2020

Sponsored by VMG Health [email protected] 214.369.4888 CHS divests Texas hospital Print Email Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems announced Oct. 23 that it has completed the divestiture of San Angelo (Texas) Community Medical Center. CHS sold the 171-bed hospital to Shannon Health System in San Angelo. The organizations completed the transaction about seven months after entering into a definitive agreement. The divestiture is among those CHS discussed on …

Universal Health Services

AHA, AMA ask Congress to extend suspension of Medicare sequester | Healthcare Dive | 10/23/2020

Healthcare, which this week reported a nearly $200 million operating loss for the third quarter . The other big for-profit chains — HCA Healthcare, Community Health Systems and Universal Health Services — all report their third-quarter earnings next week. As a result, the AHA, AMA, the American Health Care Association and the National Association for Home Care and Hospice have asked that the suspension of the Medicare sequester continue into next …

Eli Lilly

Coronavirus live updates: Several Napa County businesses reopen indoors | 10/21/2020

… 19, 2020 5 a.m. Free COVID-19 testing offered at Union City BART station BART is partnering with Bay Area Community Health to offer free COVID-19 testing starting today. There’s a new pop-up … will begin at 5 p.m. Oct. 7, 2020 11:20 a.m. Eli Lilly seeks emergency use authorization for COVID-19 treatment Eli Lilly announced it is asking the FDA for emergency use authorization for its COVID …

Teladoc

M&A Activity Expected To Surge As Independent Health Systems Look Acquisitions | PR Newswire | 10/20/2020

Teladoc Health (NYSE: TDOC ), CB2 Insights, Inc. (CSE:CBII) (OTCQB: CBIIF ), CloudMD Software & Services Inc . (TSXV: DOC) (OTCQB: DOCRF ), Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE: CYH ), Tivity Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: TVTY ). The article stated that: “The COVID-19 pandemic has created significant challenges for smaller hospitals and health systems. It has presented significant challenges to smaller, less capitalized and otherwise distressed healthcare providers. In terms of operating performance, half of our …

Kaufman Hall

M&A Activity Expected To Surge As Independent Health Systems Look Acquisitions | PR Newswire | 10/20/2020

Kaufman Hall said that: ““We foresee an increase in the number of independent hospitals and smaller systems that will need to explore partnerships in order to ensure the continued delivery of quality healthcare to the organizations’ communities,” the report said. Active companies in the markets this week include: Teladoc Health (NYSE: TDOC ), CB2 Insights, Inc. (CSE:CBII) (OTCQB: CBIIF ), CloudMD Software & Services Inc . (TSXV: DOC) (OTCQB: DOCRF ), Community Health Systems …

Tivity Health

M&A Activity Expected To Surge As Independent Health Systems Look Acquisitions | PR Newswire | 10/20/2020

Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE: CYH ), Tivity Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: TVTY ). The article stated that: “The COVID-19 pandemic has created significant challenges for smaller hospitals and health systems. It has presented significant challenges to smaller, less capitalized and otherwise distressed healthcare providers. In terms of operating performance, half of our country’s hospitals reported negative margins as Q1 of 2020.Reductions in commercially covered elective procedures and COVID-19 preparation …

Henry Schein

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The Henry Schein Cares Foundation (HSCF), in partnership with The UPS Foundation, recently launched ‚Äò Wearing is Caring ,‚Äô a public health awareness campaign designed to raise awareness of health care disparities in underserved communities … face coverings to NNOHA and NAFC. The organizations will select community health clinics within COVID-19 hot spots as the recipients, helping to improve public health safety. To help address the health disparities that have …

Cerner

VA, DoD Make CommonWell Connection, Prep Data for EHRM Launch | EHR Intelligence | 10/19/2020

Cerner software in preparation for the October 24 EHRM go-live at Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center. While VA is increasing its exchange, the agency is also driving interoperability between itself, the DoD, the USCG and community healthcare partners through the CommonWell connection. Dig Deeper Congress Concerned About VA EHRM Interoperability, Timeline The joint HIE launched in April to boost interoperability between the agencies and their healthcare partners. The departments …

Walgreens Healthcare

Retail Intel Weekly: Amazon, Home Depot, Rite Aid & More | 10/16/2020

Super Bowl & Football DRUG Walgreens Boots Alliance co-chief operating officer Ornella Barra was commended for her sustainability leadership at the Reuters Events Responsible Business Awards 2020, which recognized her innovation and her commitment to promoting community health. Barra chairs WBA’s Corporate Social Responsibility Committee and leads the company’s CSR strategy, partnering with multiple organizations. The Business Leader Award category celebrates an outstanding business leader who has demonstrated pioneering, inspiring …

Walgreens Boots Alliance

Retail Intel Weekly: Amazon, Home Depot, Rite Aid & More | 10/16/2020

Super Bowl & Football DRUG Walgreens Boots Alliance co-chief operating officer Ornella Barra was commended for her sustainability leadership at the Reuters Events Responsible Business Awards 2020, which recognized her innovation and her commitment to promoting community health. Barra chairs WBA’s Corporate Social Responsibility Committee and leads the company’s CSR strategy, partnering with multiple organizations. The Business Leader Award category celebrates an outstanding business leader who has demonstrated pioneering, inspiring …

Optum

Warner & Kaine Announce More Than $2.9 Million in Funding to Expand Telehealth and Distance Learning | US Seante | 10/13/2020

Optum Pacific Business Group on Health Planetree Premier TennCare Trinity Health United States Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation United States Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) University of Pennsylvania Health System Walmart “Ballad Health is no longer simply a hospital system,” Levine said. “We are a community health improvement organization working to keep people healthy and deliver the best possible specialty and hospital care when our community needs …

CVS Health

Warner & Kaine Announce More Than $2.9 Million in Funding to Expand Telehealth and Distance Learning | US Seante | 10/13/2020

CVS Health Duke Margolis Center Families USA Geisinger Google HCA Healthcare Humana Intermountain Health Optum Pacific Business Group on Health Planetree Premier TennCare Trinity Health United States Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation United States Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) University of Pennsylvania Health System Walmart “Ballad Health is no longer simply a hospital system,” Levine said. “We are a community health improvement organization working to keep people …

Kindred Healthcare

Message from the CEO: Moving Business Forward | 10/6/2020

Kindred Healthcare and Community Health Network Announce Plans to Build Third Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital in the Indianapolis Area September 21, 2020 This third hospital will be located in the western part of the Indianapolis metro area to help address the growing need for inpatient rehabilitation services in the Indianapolis market. Compass Health Celebrates Virtual Building Communities of Hope Gala by Honoring Client Stories on World Mental Health Day September 18 …

AdventHealth

Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. Sells 1,082,948 Shares of Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH) - Ticker Report | 10/5/2020

… system included 150,000 employees and 25,000 physicians. The faith-based health system operates hospitals and care centers in 21 states. Community Health Systems (Franklin, Tenn.): 93 hospitals. CHS has more than 30 years of history … 7 certification in both the acute care and ambulatory environments. AdventHealth (Altamonte Springs, Fla.): 49 hospitals. AdventHealth is a faith-based health system with nearly 50 hospitals in nine states, serving approximately 6 million patients …

Quorum Health

Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. Sells 1,082,948 Shares of Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH) - Ticker Report | 10/5/2020

Community Health Systems (Franklin, Tenn.): 93 hospitals. CHS has more than 30 years of history, acquiring individual community and small hospitals. It spun off of Brentwood, Tenn.-based Quorum Health as a 38-hospital health system in April 2016 and now includes 93 hospitals in 16 states. The publicly traded health system has 15,000 licensed beds across all facilities. Trinity Health (Livonia, Mich.): 92 hospitals. Trinity Health is a Catholic …

Orlando Health

COVID-19 hospitalizations in Central Florida hit plateau; experts worry people will let down their guard | 9/30/2020

Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE: CYH) announced today that an affiliate of the Company has completed the sale of 480-bed Bayfront Health St. Petersburg in St. Petersburg, Florida, and its associated assets to a subsidiary of Orlando Health which has assumed responsibility for the long-term lease and operations of the hospital. The effective date of the transaction is October 1, 2020. With the divestiture completed, Community Health Systems …

Gilead

Members & Staff | 9/23/2020

… husband reside in Tacoma, Washington. Members Gregg H. Alton, JD San Francisco, California Mr. Alton, former Chief Patient officer at Gilead Sciences, lead patient outreach and engagement initiatives and the company’s efforts to facilitate access … HIV Study (WIHS). Ms. Diggs has spoken at area schools, community health events, conferences and churches as well as appeared on several news and radio stations and BET’s Wrap It Up Campaign. Ms. Diggs also …

Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Computer Programs and Systems (NASDAQ:CPSI) to Hold | 11/12/2020

How is the medical sector tackling infertility? Computer Programs and Systems (NASDAQ:CPSI) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a ‚Äúbuy‚Äù rating to a ‚Äúhold‚Äù rating in a report released on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, ‚ÄúComputer Programs and Systems, Inc has been serving the information technology needs of community healthcare providers for over twenty-seven years. Headquartered in Mobile, Alabama, the company provides a complete …

Goldman Sachs

BlackRock is betting against the Greenback—regardless of who wins the U.S. election | 10/27/2020

… of the election outcome, some of the policy actions have already happened.” The $7.3 trillion giant joins global peers including Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and UBS Asset Management that favor selling the dollar with just … its long-term goal of becoming a front porch for community health services, including wide-scale coronavirus testing and, eventually, distribution of COVID-19 vaccines once one or more reach the market. Merlo said that …

Merrill Lynch

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA) Q4 2020 Earnings Call Transcript | 10/15/2020

… President and Global Alex Gourlay — Co-Chief Operating Officer Analysts: Justin Lake — Wolfe Research — Analyst Michael Cherny — Bank of America Merrill Lynch — Analyst George Hill — Deutsche Bank — Analyst Elizabeth Anderson — Evercore ISI — Analyst Ricky Goldwasser … will continue to play an ever greater role in local community healthcare management through testing and potentially through vaccination. For some times, we have talked of our work to accelerate the digitalization of our Company …

Morgan Stanley

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA) Q4 2020 Earnings Call Transcript | 10/15/2020

… Michael Cherny — Bank of America Merrill Lynch — Analyst George Hill — Deutsche Bank — Analyst Elizabeth Anderson — Evercore ISI — Analyst Ricky Goldwasser — Morgan Stanley — Analyst Robert Jones — Goldman Sachs & Co — Analyst Lisa Gill — JP Morgan — Analyst Presentation … will continue to play an ever greater role in local community healthcare management through testing and potentially through vaccination. For some times, we have talked of our work to accelerate the digitalization of our Company …

JP Morgan

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA) Q4 2020 Earnings Call Transcript | 10/15/2020

… Bank — Analyst Elizabeth Anderson — Evercore ISI — Analyst Ricky Goldwasser — Morgan Stanley — Analyst Robert Jones — Goldman Sachs & Co — Analyst Lisa Gill — JP Morgan — Analyst Presentation: Operator Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by, and welcome … will continue to play an ever greater role in local community healthcare management through testing and potentially through vaccination. For some times, we have talked of our work to accelerate the digitalization of our Company …

Blackstone

Wellesley doctor opening state’s first nonprofit pediatric private practice in South End | 10/12/2020

Community Health Center, and was also the founding medical director of the school-based health center at the Blackstone Elementary School at the Dr. Gerald Hass Center in the South End, where I worked for almost 15 years. I have worked with amazing patients and staff. How did you become interested in working with under-served populations? It’s certainly a leap from Wellesley to the South End. It is a …

Citigroup

Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH) Trading 9.2% Higher | 10/6/2020

Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH)’s share price traded up 9.2% during trading on Monday . The stock traded as high as $4.91 and last traded at $4.85. 1,214,513 shares traded hands during mid-day trading … hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 29th. Citigroup increased their price target on shares of Community Health Systems from $3.00 to $3.50 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research …

Audax Private Equity

Who leads the PE-backed GI platforms? | Becker’s ASC Review | 8/17/2020

… are the main leaders behind each one: Gastro Health Based in Miami, expanded into Alabama, Seattle and Virginia Backed by Audax Private Equity in March 2016 Led by Joseph Garcia Mr. Garcia joined Gastro Health … CEO of Lutheran Health Physicians. He holds past appointments with Community Health Systems, Katahdin Rx, East Georgia Regional Medical Center and Western Washington Medical Group, among others. During his tenure, US Digestive Health has made …

Waud Capital Partners

Who leads the PE-backed GI platforms? | Becker’s ASC Review | 8/17/2020

… overseen about four acquisitions, including the platform’s first out-of-state expansion. GI Alliance Based in Southlake, Texas Formed when Waud Capital Partners entered into a deal with Southlake-based Texas Digestive Disease Consultants in … CEO of Lutheran Health Physicians. He holds past appointments with Community Health Systems, Katahdin Rx, East Georgia Regional Medical Center and Western Washington Medical Group, among others. During his tenure, US Digestive Health has made …

F-Prime Capital

Robert Margolis, MD Joins WelbeHealth Board of Directors | PR Newswire | 8/6/2020

Community Health Foundation, the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), the California Association of Physician Groups (CAPG), California Hospital Medical Center - Los Angeles , and the Council of Accountable Physician Practices (CAPP). Dr. Margolis joins WelbeHealth’s board alongside biotech entrepreneur Errik Anderson ; Chip Adams , Chairman of the Center for Conscientious Leadership; healthcare economist Michael Zubkoff , PhD; Gregory Grunberg , MD, Managing Director at Longitude Capital; Jon Lim , Partner at F-Prime Capital

California Health Care Foundation

How a group of CA safety-net clinics mobilized tech to respond to Covid-19 - MedCity News | 7/12/2020

… country, a group of safety-net clinics quickly shifted their operations in response to the pandemic. Members of the Redwood Community Health Coalition rearranged waiting rooms, begin screening all their patients for Covid-19 symptoms … identify potential Covid-19 hotspots. Through a grant from the California Health Care Foundation Innovation Fund, primary care physicians working at Redwood County Health Coalition clinics will be able conduct e-consults with specialists through …

Zacks Equity Research

Analysts Estimate Community Health Systems (CYH) to Report a Decline in Earnings: What to Look Out for | Zacks | 2/12/2020

You follow Tale of the Tape - edit You follow Zacks Equity Research - edit What would you like to follow? Zacks Equity Research Cancel Read More Hide Full Article Wall Street expects a year-over-year decline in earnings on lower revenues when Community Health Systems (CYH) reports results for the quarter ended December 2019. While this widely-known consensus outlook is important in gauging the company’s earnings picture, a powerful …

RBC Capital Markets

Quorum Health considering buyout offer from KKR | Modern Healthcare | 12/4/2019

… think their board would take that very serious, and it sounds like they are,” said Frank Morgan, an analyst with RBC Capital Markets. The deal would mean that Brentwood, Tenn.-based Quorum join the ranks … and mid-sized markets, spun off from Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems in April 2016. Since then, it’s been working to sell off underperforming hospitals to pay down its debt. The company had 38 …

Cambia Health Solutions

Healthiest Employers® Announces the 2019 Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America | PRWeb | 11/22/2019

community health and wellbeing. The following companies have been selected as the 2019 Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America: 1. CNO Financial Group 3. GE Appliances, a Haier company 4. Eugene Water & Electric Board 5. Norton Healthcare 20. Baylor College of Medicine 21. Inova Health System 22. NK Parts Industries Inc 23. Cambia Health Solutions 29. Sun Coast Resources, Inc. 30. Shamrock Foods Company 32. Clerk & Comptroller, Palm Beach County 33 …

Jefferies Financial Group

Analysts Set Expectations for Community Health Systems’ Q1 2020 Earnings (NYSE:CYH) | 11/20/2019

Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH) – Stock analysts at Jefferies Financial Group issued their Q1 2020 earnings estimates for shares of Community Health Systems in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday, November 14th. Jefferies Financial Group analyst B. Tanquilut anticipates that the company will earn ($0.39) per share for the quarter. Jefferies Financial Group also issued estimates for Community Health Systems’ Q2 2020 earnings at ($0.32) EPS …

Innovation Fund

AHA, Concord Health Partners close $50M health tech venture round | FierceHealthcare | 11/13/2019

by Tina Reed Nov 13, 2019 3:15pm The AHA Innovation Fund was formed to invest in early-stage healthcare companies that provide products, services and solutions that help hospitals and health systems transform care delivery … all sizes, types and tax statuses, including Tenet, Trinity and Community Health Systems have begun investing in externally run funds,” the AHA wrote in a blog earlier this year. Beyond financial return, the goal of …

JP Morgan Chase

ThreatList: Data Breaches Batter Stock Prices at Public Companies, For Months | Threatpost | 11/11/2019

Community Health Systems, Dun & Bradstreet, Facebook, First American Financial, eBay, Equifax, Global Payments, Home Depot , Health Net, Heartland Payment Systems, JP Morgan Chase, LinkedIn, Marriott International, Monster, T-Mobile, Sony, Staples, Target, TJ Maxx, Under Armour , Vodafone and Yahoo. All of them resulted in at least 1 million records leaked, and some ( Capital One , Equifax, Target , Yahoo ) are among the largest breaches in American history. In analyzing their closing share …

SunTrust Bank

FY2019 Earnings Estimate for Community Health Systems Issued By SunTrust Banks (NYSE:CYH) | 11/4/2019

Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH) – Analysts at SunTrust Banks upped their FY2019 earnings per share estimates for shares of Community Health Systems in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, October 30th. SunTrust Banks analyst D. Macdonald now anticipates that the company will post earnings per share of ($1.69) for the year, up from their prior estimate of ($1.83). SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for Community Health Systems’ Q4 2019 …

BlackRock

State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D Has $11.32 Million Stock Holdings in Community Healthcare Trust Inc (NYSE:CHCT) | 10/29/2019

State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D cut its stake in shares of Community Healthcare Trust Inc (NYSE:CHCT) by 10.3% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with … institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. BlackRock Inc. raised its stake in Community Healthcare Trust by 2.6% in the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 3,034,010 shares of the real estate …

BlackRock Inc.

State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D Has $11.32 Million Stock Holdings in Community Healthcare Trust Inc (NYSE:CHCT) | 10/29/2019

State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D cut its stake in shares of Community Healthcare Trust Inc (NYSE:CHCT) by 10.3% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with … institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. BlackRock Inc. raised its stake in Community Healthcare Trust by 2.6% in the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 3,034,010 shares of the real estate …

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

YMCA Adds Four New Board Members | PR Newswire | 10/7/2019

… Four new members were recently elected to the YMCA of Greater Seattle’s Board of Directors. Dr. Robin Martin of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundations, Brian Screnar of New Profit, Madrienne White of the Muckleshoot Indian … la Raza boards. Sherry E. Williams is the Regional Director Community Health Investments at Swedish Medical Center. She has a far-reaching background in community engagement with an emphasis on equity, diversity and inclusion work …

Social Capital

U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-PepsiCo, Adamis, Acacia Communications - Nasdaq.com | 7/9/2019

… down 0.35% at 7,774. The top three NYSE percentage gainers premarket : Montage Resources Corp , up 9.7% NeoPhotonics Corp , up 7.5% Community Health Systems , up 6.1% The top NYSE percentage losers premarket : XPO Logistics Inc , down … 9.2% premarket Jumps on deal to buy NASH drug developer Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp : up 3.8% premarket Rises on deal to take Virgin Galactic public Walt Disney Co : down 0.2% premarket Brokerage says Fox …

Ascension Ventures

Amgen taps Syapse to infuse real-world data into its cancer clinical trial designs | FierceBiotech | 5/3/2019

Ascension Ventures, GE Ventures and Intermountain Healthcare Innovation Fund. Syapse’s oncology software platform is designed to help healthcare providers offer precision medicine consistently, including through clinical trials, and supplies them with real-world information about treatments and outcomes through a data-sharing network. “Through this collaboration and the strategic relationships we’ve built with community health systems globally, we aim to develop evidence of clinical utility that can be used to …

GE Ventures

Amgen taps Syapse to infuse real-world data into its cancer clinical trial designs | FierceBiotech | 5/3/2019

GE Ventures and Intermountain Healthcare Innovation Fund. Syapse’s oncology software platform is designed to help healthcare providers offer precision medicine consistently, including through clinical trials, and supplies them with real-world information about treatments and outcomes through a data-sharing network. “Through this collaboration and the strategic relationships we’ve built with community health systems globally, we aim to develop evidence of clinical utility that can be used to bring molecularly …

Cantor Fitzgerald

Community Health Systems, Inc. (CYH) EPS Estimated At $-0.45 | 4/17/2019

Community Health Systems, Inc. (CYH) EPS Estimated At $-0.45 Posted by Michael Collier 32 am Investors sentiment increased to 1.25 in 2018 Q4. Its up 0.34, from 0.91 in 2018Q3. It increased, as 18 investors … Sell” on Friday, February 22. The rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald with “Neutral” on Wednesday, October 31. The stock of Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, February 22 …

Hendrick Health

Community Health Systems Completes Divestiture of Two Texas Hospitals | Financial Buzz | 10/27/2020

Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE: CYH) announced today that subsidiaries of the Company have completed the sale of two Texas hospitals – 231-bed Abilene Regional Medical Center in Abilene and 188-bed Brownwood Regional Medical Center in Brownwood and their associated assets – to subsidiaries of Hendrick Health System. The effective date of the transactions is October 27, 2020. With the divestitures completed, Community Health Systems affiliates continue to operate seven …

Hendrick Health System

Community Health Systems Completes Divestiture of Two Texas Hospitals | Financial Buzz | 10/27/2020

Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE: CYH) announced today that subsidiaries of the Company have completed the sale of two Texas hospitals – 231-bed Abilene Regional Medical Center in Abilene and 188-bed Brownwood Regional Medical Center in Brownwood and their associated assets – to subsidiaries of Hendrick Health System. The effective date of the transactions is October 27, 2020. With the divestitures completed, Community Health Systems affiliates continue to operate seven …

Abilene Regional Medical Center, Abilene TX

Community Health Systems Completes Divestiture of Two Texas Hospitals | Financial Buzz | 10/27/2020

Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE: CYH) announced today that subsidiaries of the Company have completed the sale of two Texas hospitals – 231-bed Abilene Regional Medical Center in Abilene and 188-bed Brownwood Regional Medical Center in Brownwood and their associated assets – to subsidiaries of Hendrick Health System. The effective date of the transactions is October 27, 2020. With the divestitures completed, Community Health Systems affiliates continue to operate seven …

Eskenazi Health

3 Indiana hospital systems: Racism a ‘public health crisis’ | 10/26/2020

INDIANAPOLIS — Three central Indiana hospital systems have declared racism a public health crisis, calling social and economic inequities “a recipe for pain, suffering, premature mortality and civil protest.” Indiana University Health, Community Health Network and Eskenazi Health said in a joint statement issued Thursday that they are committing to a “culture of inclusion” that addresses and reduces discrimination. The health systems did not say if any single incident prompted their …

ProMedica

Community health assessment arriving in mailboxes | 10/25/2020

You will help make Lenawee County a healthier place for all by completing the 2020 Community Health Survey. Every three years, ProMedica Charles and Virginia Hickman Hospital funds a community health assessment as part of its commitment to the community’s health in collaboration with the Lenawee Health Network (LHN). The Lenawee Community Mental Health Authority (LCMHA) also supports this project by providing a donation toward the cost of the assessment …

HCA Healthcare

AHA, AMA ask Congress to extend suspension of Medicare sequester | Healthcare Dive | 10/23/2020

Healthcare, which this week reported a nearly $200 million operating loss for the third quarter . The other big for-profit chains — HCA Healthcare, Community Health Systems and Universal Health Services — all report their third-quarter earnings next week. As a result, the AHA, AMA, the American Health Care Association and the National Association for Home Care and Hospice have asked that the suspension of the Medicare sequester continue into next …

Presbyterian Healthcare Services

Wrapping Up Health Equity Week | 10/23/2020

… Community Health, Presbyterian Healthcare Services, Lilly Irvin-Vitela, President and Executive Director, New Mexico First. Friday, October 23, 2020 @ 10am-11am New Mexico First determined the 2020 New Mexico First Town Hall topic by surveying New Mexicans from our 7,000 person database in the spring of 2019. We asked about public policy priorities that must be addressed to make New Mexico the best we can be. Health was the top …

NorthShore University HealthSystem

First Wave of Providers to Deploy the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Payer Platform with Epic | PR Newswire | 10/23/2020

CHICAGO , Oct. 22, Access Community Health Network, DuPage Medical Group, NorthShore University HealthSystem and Northwest Community Healthcare are among the first providers in Illinois to agree to establish a two-way exchange of patient health information at the point of care with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL). BCBSIL and healthcare software giant Epic are actively engaged with the Illinois provider community to deploy the Payer Platform , which …

Department of Veterans Affairs

Dept. of Military Affairs: Wisconsin National Guard will conduct COVID-19 specimen collection in nearly 40 Wisconsin counties this week | 10/19/2020

… County: One team will gather specimens Oct. 20-22 at the Green Bay Correctional Institution and Oct. 20 at a Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs facility in Green Bay. Burnett County: One team conducts a community … at a community-based testing site at the Red Cliff Community Health Center in Bayfield. One team collected over 200 specimens at a community-based testing site Sep. 18 in Washburn. One team gathered over …

Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center

VA, DoD Make CommonWell Connection, Prep Data for EHRM Launch | EHR Intelligence | 10/19/2020

… Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center. While VA is increasing its exchange, the agency is also driving interoperability between itself, the DoD, the USCG and community healthcare partners through the CommonWell connection. Dig Deeper Congress Concerned About VA EHRM Interoperability, Timeline The joint HIE launched in April to boost interoperability between the agencies and their healthcare partners. The departments’ collaboration allows VA, DoD, and USCG providers to securely access EHR data …

Bluefield Regional Medical Center, Bluefield WV

KPC Health names new CMO | Becker’s Hospital Review | 10/16/2020

… including severe staffing shortages and the inability to get funding or grants from the state. Bluefield (W.Va.) Regional Medical Center Bluefield Regional Medical Center closed July 30. Officials said the decision to shut down the … refiled for bankruptcy to continue the debt-restructuring process. Faith Community Health System (Jacksboro, Texas) Faith Community Health System, a single-hospital system, refiled for bankruptcy protection June 11, about three weeks after its previous …

Bluefield Regional Medical Center

KPC Health names new CMO | Becker’s Hospital Review | 10/16/2020

… including severe staffing shortages and the inability to get funding or grants from the state. Bluefield (W.Va.) Regional Medical Center Bluefield Regional Medical Center closed July 30. Officials said the decision to shut down the … refiled for bankruptcy to continue the debt-restructuring process. Faith Community Health System (Jacksboro, Texas) Faith Community Health System, a single-hospital system, refiled for bankruptcy protection June 11, about three weeks after its previous …

Shands Lake Shore, Lake City FL

KPC Health names new CMO | Becker’s Hospital Review | 10/16/2020

… for bankruptcy or closed since Jan. 1, beginning with the most recent. They own and operate a combined 47 hospitals. Shands Lake Shore Regional Medical Center (Lake City, Fla.) Shands Lake Shore Regional Medical Center … refiled for bankruptcy to continue the debt-restructuring process. Faith Community Health System (Jacksboro, Texas) Faith Community Health System, a single-hospital system, refiled for bankruptcy protection June 11, about three weeks after its previous …

Shands Lake Shore Regional Medical Center, Lake City FL

KPC Health names new CMO | Becker’s Hospital Review | 10/16/2020

… for bankruptcy or closed since Jan. 1, beginning with the most recent. They own and operate a combined 47 hospitals. Shands Lake Shore Regional Medical Center (Lake City, Fla.) Shands Lake Shore Regional Medical Center … refiled for bankruptcy to continue the debt-restructuring process. Faith Community Health System (Jacksboro, Texas) Faith Community Health System, a single-hospital system, refiled for bankruptcy protection June 11, about three weeks after its previous …

Geisinger

Warner & Kaine Announce More Than $2.9 Million in Funding to Expand Telehealth and Distance Learning | US Seante | 10/13/2020

Geisinger Google HCA Healthcare Humana Intermountain Health Optum Pacific Business Group on Health Planetree Premier TennCare Trinity Health United States Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation United States Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) University of Pennsylvania Health System Walmart “Ballad Health is no longer simply a hospital system,” Levine said. “We are a community health improvement organization working to keep people healthy and deliver the best possible specialty …

Ascension

Tuesday Morning Headlines: Mark Jacobs | 10/13/2020

Tuesday Morning Headlines: Mark Jacobs October 20, 2020 0 2 COVID RAPID TEST RESULTS Nearly 700 rapid COVID tests have been done in the last three weeks in Escambia County and the first results are in. Community Health Northwest Florida and Ascension Sacred Heart have been providing accelerated testing to Escambia County residents. In the first 24 days, a total of 662 rapid tests were performed, with 71 positive for …

Trinity Health

Warner & Kaine Announce More Than $2.9 Million in Funding to Expand Telehealth and Distance Learning | US Seante | 10/13/2020

Trinity Health United States Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation United States Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) University of Pennsylvania Health System Walmart “Ballad Health is no longer simply a hospital system,” Levine said. “We are a community health improvement organization working to keep people healthy and deliver the best possible specialty and hospital care when our community needs us. “The changes to the payment system advocated by …

Memorial Hospital, Chester IL

Public can submit comments on sale of Frisbie Memorial Hospital to HCA | 10/12/2020

Memorial Hospital of Rochester to FMH Health Services, LLC, a subsidiary of HCA Healthcare, Inc., along with assets — including donor-restricted funds — of the Frisbie Foundation, Inc. The foundation is proposing to enter into an agreement with the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation (NHCF) where the foundation — renamed the Greater Rochester Community Health Foundation — would become a separate supporting organization with a separate board of directors. NHCF will manage the foundation’s …

Adena Health System

From the Editor: Caring for Caregivers | 10/8/2020

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus and Chillicothe, Ohio-based Adena Health System are expanding their affiliation in an effort to expand patient access and focus on addressing specific community health needs, including obesity, lung cancer and addiction. While the health systems will remain independent, they’ll work together to develop strategies to best meet patient health needs and improve patient service lines. Through the expanded partnership, Adena …

SSM Health

SSM Health donates to Catholic Charities’ community health efforts | 10/7/2020

Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri on Tuesday accepted a donation for ongoing work to transform the Shikles Center in Jefferson City into an outreach and food distribution center. SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation presented a check for $120,533 to Catholic Charities Executive Director Dan Lester to support the project and the nonprofit’s work. The funds are a combination of $50,000 from the hospital to support the community …

Tower Health

Council: Don’t Let COVID Fear Stop Health Care | 10/6/2020

… Tower Health, Community Health and Dental Care, Creative Health Services, Pottstown Area Health and Wellness Foundation and other community organizations. The campaign was launched in response to alarming reports that individuals are neglecting to seek life-saving healthcare due to fear of COVID-19.Heart attack and stroke are among the most prevalent threats and the results can be tragic when patients delay care. “We’re especially concerned about patients who …

Northwell Health

Message from the CEO: Moving Business Forward | 10/6/2020

Northwell Health reports the two-week advance warning system was created this summer by the customer insights group in collaboration with information technology and clinical teams in the wake of the COVID-19 surge that struck New York State’s largest health system last spring. Kindred Healthcare and Community Health Network Announce Plans to Build Third Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital in the Indianapolis Area September 21, 2020 This third hospital will be …

CHI Health

Downtown library now checking out free BikeLNK passes | 10/6/2020

… among its 21 downtown and campus stations — including one across the street from Bennett Martin, 14th and N streets. A Community Health Endowment of Lincoln grant is funding the yearlong program. For more information, go … drive-thru flu shot clinic at a Methodist Physicians Clinic. CHI Health on Tuesday announced plans to do drive-thru flu shot clinics at several locations in Omaha and Lincoln next month. ANNA REED, Omaha …

Catholic Health Initiatives

Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. Sells 1,082,948 Shares of Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH) - Ticker Report | 10/5/2020

Catholic Health Initiatives and San Francisco-based Dignity Health. When it launched, the health system included 150,000 employees and 25,000 physicians. The faith-based health system operates hospitals and care centers in 21 states. Community Health Systems (Franklin, Tenn.): 93 hospitals. CHS has more than 30 years of history, acquiring individual community and small hospitals. It spun off of Brentwood, Tenn.-based Quorum Health as a 38-hospital health system …

Dignity Health

Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. Sells 1,082,948 Shares of Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH) - Ticker Report | 10/5/2020

… Dignity Health. When it launched, the health system included 150,000 employees and 25,000 physicians. The faith-based health system operates hospitals and care centers in 21 states. Community Health Systems (Franklin, Tenn.): 93 hospitals. CHS has more than 30 years of history, acquiring individual community and small hospitals. It spun off of Brentwood, Tenn.-based Quorum Health as a 38-hospital health system in April 2016 and now includes 93 …

Indian Health Service

Phoenix Indian Medical Center birth center closes, upsets moms-to-be | 10/30/2020

… facing unexpected, steep costs. Some say they’ve received conflicting explanations and unclear guidance on what to do next. The federal Indian Health Service said in an email Friday to Indian Country Today that the closure … Phoenix Indian Medical Center, near downtown, provides health care and community health services to more than 140,000 people from the greater Phoenix area. ‚ÄúThe tribal identity of eligible beneficiaries receiving care at PIMC is representative …

Molina Healthcare

A state-by-state guide to ACA enrollment | MSN | 10/27/2020

Community Health Plan, Kaiser Permanente, LA Care Health Plan, Molina Healthcare, Oscar Health Plan of California, Sharp Health Plan, Valley Health Plan, Western Health Advantage Other stuff to know: While California projected that health care costs would increase by 4% to 8% because of the COVID-19 pandemic , actual costs are expected to be about the same as pre-COVID-19 projections. Microsoft may earn an Affiliate Commission if you …

Bright Health

A state-by-state guide to ACA enrollment | MSN | 10/27/2020

… of rate changes from -2.00% to 5.49%. Participating insurers: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama Other stuff to know: Bright Health is no longer participating in the Obamacare marketplace. Microsoft may earn an Affiliate … Participating insurers: Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Shield of California, Chinese Community Health Plan, Kaiser Permanente, LA Care Health Plan, Molina Healthcare, Oscar Health Plan of California, Sharp Health Plan, Valley Health Plan, Western Health Advantage …

Premera Blue Cross

A state-by-state guide to ACA enrollment | MSN | 10/27/2020

… premiums: Insurers have requested to either decrease premiums by 4.15% or increase them by 0.11%. Participating insurers: Moda Assurance Company, Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska Other stuff to know: Alaska once had the … Participating insurers: Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Shield of California, Chinese Community Health Plan, Kaiser Permanente, LA Care Health Plan, Molina Healthcare, Oscar Health Plan of California, Sharp Health Plan, Valley Health Plan, Western Health Advantage …

Meridian Health Plan

Centene Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2020 Results | BioSpace | 10/27/2020

Meridian Health Plan of Illinois , Inc., expanded its Foster Care services through the YouthCare program. In September 2020 , Centene announced three executive leadership appointments to support the Company’s continued growth. Jonathan Dinesman was appointed to Executive Vice President, Government Relations; Shannon Bagley was appointed to Executive Vice President, Human Resources; and H. Robert Sanders was appointed to Executive Vice President, Human Resources. In September 2020 , Centene’s Oregon subsidiary, Trillium Community …

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois

First Wave of Providers to Deploy the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Payer Platform with Epic | PR Newswire | 10/23/2020

CHICAGO , Oct. 22, Access Community Health Network, DuPage Medical Group, NorthShore University HealthSystem and Northwest Community Healthcare are among the first providers in Illinois to agree to establish a two-way exchange of patient health information at the point of care with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL). BCBSIL and healthcare software giant Epic are actively engaged with the Illinois provider community to deploy the Payer Platform , which …

Humana

Warner & Kaine Announce More Than $2.9 Million in Funding to Expand Telehealth and Distance Learning | US Seante | 10/13/2020

Humana Intermountain Health Optum Pacific Business Group on Health Planetree Premier TennCare Trinity Health United States Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation United States Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) University of Pennsylvania Health System Walmart “Ballad Health is no longer simply a hospital system,” Levine said. “We are a community health improvement organization working to keep people healthy and deliver the best possible specialty and hospital care when …

Cigna

Warner & Kaine Announce More Than $2.9 Million in Funding to Expand Telehealth and Distance Learning | US Seante | 10/13/2020

Cigna CVS Health Duke Margolis Center Families USA Geisinger Google HCA Healthcare Humana Intermountain Health Optum Pacific Business Group on Health Planetree Premier TennCare Trinity Health United States Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation United States Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) University of Pennsylvania Health System Walmart “Ballad Health is no longer simply a hospital system,” Levine said. “We are a community health improvement organization working to keep …

TennCare

Warner & Kaine Announce More Than $2.9 Million in Funding to Expand Telehealth and Distance Learning | US Seante | 10/13/2020

TennCare Trinity Health United States Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation United States Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) University of Pennsylvania Health System Walmart “Ballad Health is no longer simply a hospital system,” Levine said. “We are a community health improvement organization working to keep people healthy and deliver the best possible specialty and hospital care when our community needs us. “The changes to the payment system advocated …

UnitedHealthcare

Washington health insurance marketplace: history and news of the state’s exchange | 10/12/2020

Washington runs its own exchange, Washington Healthplanfinder. Carrier participation in the exchange is robust, with 13 insurers offering plans for 2021, up from nine in 2020 and just seven in 2019. Providence Health Plan and PacificSource Health Plans both joined the exchange as of 2020, and four additional insurers have joined the exchange for 2021: UnitedHealthcare of Oregon, Community Health Network of Washington, Regence BlueShield, and Regence BlueCross BlueShield of …

The Health Plan

Corona rules: What was crucial for Yom Kippur is just as crucial for Sukkot - Opeds - Israel National News | 10/2/2020

… to generate savings for the state and result in poorer care for patients,” said Eric Linzer, president and CEO of the Health Plan Association, in a statement. “With the state grappling with a $14 billion … said. Additionally, the groups said there is ongoing concern for community health centers , which operate in underserved areas and provide services to some of the most vulnerable patients. The carve-out is expected to result …

Health Net

Kindred Healthcare and Community Health Network Announce Plans to Build Third Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital in the Indianapolis Area | Business Wire | 9/21/2020

Georgia Public Notices AP Kindred Healthcare and Community Health Network Announce Plans to Build Third Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital in the Indianapolis Area Sep 21, 2020 1 hr ago LOUISVILLE, Ky. & INDIANAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 21, 2020– Kindred Healthcare, LLC (“Kindred”) and Community Health Network (“Community”) today announced a joint venture to build and operate their third inpatient rehabilitation hospital in the Indianapolis, Indiana, metro area. This press release features multimedia …

Group Health Cooperative

Building Social Services Referral Platforms to Meet SDOH Needs | Patient Engagement HIT | 9/21/2020

community health partners , ConnectRx developers hope the tool will help medical providers ensure patients are able to access the social services that can impact health but that may not be under the umbrella of clinical healthcare. At this time, ConnectRx partners include the Foundation for Black Women’s Wellness, United Way of Dane County, UW Health, Access Community Health Centers, Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin, SSM St. Mary’s, UnityPoint …

Centene Corp

Centene and Samsung Team up to Enable Virtual Care Options for Underserved Communities | PR Newswire | 9/14/2020

ST. LOUIS , Sept. 14, Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC ) today announced it is working with Samsung Electronics America to expand access to telehealth for individuals living in rural and underserved communities. The initiative will supply providers … of a Medicaid Telehealth Partnership with the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) to help FQHCs quickly ramp-up their capacity to provide telehealth solutions to meet the needs created by the COVID-19 …

New Mexico Health Connections

Obamacare co-ops down from 23 to final ‘3 little miracles’ | FierceHealthcare | 9/11/2020

New Mexico Health Connections’ decision to close at year’s end will leave just three of the 23 nonprofit health insurance co-ops that sprang from the Affordable Care Act (ACA). One co-op serves customers … Maine aided in Supreme Court victory The Maine co-op, Community Health Options, helped bring competition to the state’s market, which has had trouble at times attracting insurance carriers, said Eric Cioppa, who heads the …

L.A. Care Health Plan

Blue Shield of CA Launches Digital “Neighborhood Health Dashboard” for Public | HIT Consultant | 9/2/2020

Blue Shield of California and mySidewalk unveil innovative “Neighborhood Health Dashboard” to help improve community health across the state. – The Neighborhood Health Dashboard uses data intelligence from dozens of sources to create a comprehensive picture … Blue Shield’s Community Health Advocates , including those serving in the L.A. Care Health Plan/Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan Community Resource Center. How It Works A user can simply enter an address or …

Blue Shield of California

Blue Shield of CA Launches Digital “Neighborhood Health Dashboard” for Public | HIT Consultant | 9/2/2020

Blue Shield of California and mySidewalk unveil innovative “Neighborhood Health Dashboard” to help improve community health across the state. – The Neighborhood Health Dashboard uses data intelligence from dozens of sources to create a comprehensive picture of a community’s health including health outcomes, preventative health care, utilization and access, health behaviors, social risk factors, and environmental and economic health conditions. Blue Shield of California today announced its new “ Neighborhood Health Dashboard …

Hometown Health

Delta Dental Community Care Foundation Awards More Than $2 Million in Grants to New York Nonprofits | PR Newswire | 8/26/2020

Hometown Health in Schenectady Hudson Headwaters Health Network in Queensbury Morris Heights Health Center in Bronx Mosaic Health in Rochester New York Community Trust in New York Northern Oswego County Health Services in Pulaski Northwest Buffalo Community Health Care Center in Buffalo Open Door Family Medical Center in Ossining Research Foundation for the State University of New York in Buffalo Ryan-Chelsea Clinton Community Health Center in New York Stony …

Sanford Health Plan

Court Affirms CSR Reimbursement, But Amount Still Questionable | HealthPayer Intelligence | 8/17/2020

Sanford Health Plan decision affirmed that payers should receive cost-sharing reduction reimbursement from 2017 but the Community Health Choice decision qualified that payers might not be fully compensated based on 2018 premium tax credits. Cost-sharing includes deductibles, copayments, or any part of insurance that an enrollee covers. Under the Affordable Care Act, silver plan enrollees are eligible for reduced cost-sharing and the Secretary of the Department of …

Healthfirst

Healthfirst’s Pat Wang is expanding a unique payer risk model to address inefficiencies | FierceHealthcare | 8/10/2020

Pat Wang, president and CEO of Healthfirst Age: 66 Education: Wang holds a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University and a J.D. from New York University School of Law. About her: As CEO, Pat Wang led … been able to retain a mission-driven orientation as a community health plan while becoming the largest not-for-profit health plan in New York State and one of the largest in the country with …

SelectHealth

System-owned health plans provide financial buffer against COVID-19 | Modern Healthcare | 8/1/2020

… in this crisis because it was so reliant on volume of services,” said Ceci Connolly, CEO of the Alliance of Community Health Plans, “and we don’t need more healthcare procedures and services, we need better … Spokesman Daron Cowley said in a statement the health plan, SelectHealth, has provided a certain amount of stability so far during the pandemic. However, that could change as the system catches up on procedures that …

Anthem Blue Cross

Anthem to Help Ohio Community Health Centers Increase Access to COVID-19 Testing in Disadvantaged Communities | Business Wire | 7/15/2020

COLUMBUS, Ohio- As COVID-19 cases again rise across Ohio, 20 community health centers serving many of the state’s most challenged communities are receiving much-needed funds to support accelerated COVID-19 testing. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Ohio is giving $100,000 to the Ohio Association of Community Health Centers , who will disperse the funds to member health centers across the state. This is part of Anthem’s ongoing …

WellCare Health

Centene to create new headquarters, 6,000 jobs in Charlotte, N.C. | Modern Healthcare | 7/1/2020

… in January 2019. In October that year, Centene’s joint venture with the North Carolina Medical Society and the North Carolina Community Health Center Association—Carolina Complete Health— won a three-year contract to serve N.C … billion in revenue in 2019. It acquired rival health insurer WellCare Health Plans in January 2020 for about $19.6 billion. Letter Editor Send us a letter Have an opinion about this story? Click here to …

Inland Empire Health Plan

2.4M PPE Units Donated to Inland Empire by Local Health Plan | PR Newswire | 6/26/2020

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. , June 26, Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) has provided more than 2.4 million units of personal protective equipment (PPE) to Inland Empire government agencies, medical societies, associations, and hospitals during the COVID-19 pandemic. Organizations receiving these donations include: Continue Reading Arrowhead Regional Medical Center Employees receiving their PPE delivery on June 24, 2020. Allstar Health Providers Arrowhead Regional Medical Center Community Health Association of Inland Southern …

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

Harvard Pilgrim Takes Further Action in Providing Broad COVID-19 Relief with $32 Million in Premium Credits to Employer Groups and Medicare Supplement Members | PR Newswire | 6/19/2020

WELLESLEY, Mass. Harvard Pilgrim Health Care announced today that it will be providing $32 million in premium credits to all its fully-insured employer groups, as well as to Medicare Supplement members. Harvard Pilgrim is … support to independent primary care physicians, $3 million to support community health centers, and the insurer will waive all primary care and specialty care copays for office visits for Medicare Advantage members through the end …

Bryan Krastins

Orb Health Named as Marquee Visionary Sponsor at AllianceChicago and Health Choice Networks Annual Board of Directors Virtual Educational Conference November 4-12 | Financial Buzz | 10/28/2020

Community Health Centers of Pinellas (CHCP). It showed a 54% decrease in Emergency Department (ED) visits for Chronic Care patients with 6 or more chronic conditions within 9 months of implementation resulting in $6.22 million of projected annual Medicare savings per 1,000 patients. “Orb Health’s partnership with HCN has driven significant outcomes for their patients and bottom line,” said Bryan Krastins CEO, Orb Health, “We’re excited to exhibit this solution …

Gavin Newsom

Verily’s coronavirus testing program halted in San Francisco and Oakland - SFChronicle.com | SF Chronicle | 10/27/2020

… Emergency Services. About half of them have received coronavirus tests through six mobile units that travel to rural areas. Gov. Gavin Newsom has heralded the investment as a game changer in addressing persistent inequities in … for test results. Dr. Noha Aboelata is CEO of Roots Community Health Center, an East Oakland clinic that serves mostly African Americans and is one of the original Verily sites in Oakland. Her experience with …

Michael F. Neidorff

Centene Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2020 Results | BioSpace | 10/27/2020

… the WellCare acquisition as well as product and geographic expansions, new programs and growth in many of our states,” said Michael F. Neidorff , Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Centene. “As we benefited from … President, Human Resources. In September 2020 , Centene’s Oregon subsidiary, Trillium Community Health Plan, began operating under an expanded contract in three new counties, including the metro Portland area, and now serves as a coordinated care …

Joe Biden

Letters to the Editor: Oct. 24, 2020 | 10/24/2020

Joe Biden endorsed Tedra Cobb for Congress in NY-21, he praised her service saying, “When Tedra saw a gap in the healthcare system in her community, she started a community health agency. When the fire department had a volunteer shortage, Tedra signed up. Tedra has delivered real results for northern New York.” Elise Stefanik’s campaign called the endorsement “out of touch with North Country values.” I wonder which of …

Robert King

Community health centers sue HHS to install method to handle 340B violations after drug maker feud | FierceHealthcare | 10/21/2020

by Robert King Oct 21, 2020 1:48pm An association representing community health centers sued the Department of Health and Human Services to approve a weapon the centers and hospitals can use to curtail violations of the 340B program. (Pixabay) An association representing community health centers is suing the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), seeking help in combating drug manufacturers that are refusing to give their products to 340B …

Ted S. Warren

Seattle leaders announce flu vaccination sites, urge residents to get shots as COVID-19 cases climb | Seattle Times | 10/21/2020

Seattle leaders announce flu vaccination sites, urge residents to get shots as COVID-19 cases climb Oct. 20, 2020 at 7:40 pm Updated Oct. 22, 2020 at 2:42 pm A medical assistant at a community health center gives a patient a flu shot in Seattle in 2018. (Ted S. Warren / AP, file) By Daniel Beekman Seattle Times staff reporter Seattle government and medical leaders are urging residents to get influenza …

Robert Vissers

Boulder County Targets Underserved Community In Coronavirus Testing Outreach Program | 10/21/2020

… spread of COVID-19 disease in our community. We have worked successfully with local urgent care centers, community clinics, Boulder Community Health and other local hospitals to provide about 500 tests per day, which meets … accessing COVID testing for many underserved populations,‚Äù said Dr. Robert Vissers, BCH President/CEO, in a statement. ‚ÄúThrough this partnership, we will take free testing directly to the people who need it most.‚Äù …

Chuck Schumer

Murphy: Do not allow Trump to undermine election results - GreenwichTime | 10/19/2020

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy speaks during an interview following a meeting at a Southwest Community Health Center facility in Bridgeport, Conn. Oct. 13, 2020. U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy speaks during an interview following a meeting … President Donald Trump. Urging voters to be prepared, Democrats Murphy, Chuck Schumer of New York, Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota and Tammy Duckworth of Illinois along with Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) announced the release of a …

Donald Trump

Federal government approves Georgia’s alternative to full Medicaid expansion | Washington Examiner | 10/16/2020

P resident Donald Trump’s administration will approve Georgia’s waiver requests to the Affordable Care Act, Gov. Brian Kemp and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma announced Thursday. Kemp said the waivers will reform … the Patients First Act, which authorized the Georgia Department of Community Health to submit waivers to the ACA, into law in March 2019. The ACA gives states the option to raise the income eligibility requirement …

Gretchen Whitmer

United Health Foundation Pledges $2.5 Million to Support Breast Cancer Screenings for Michigan Residents | Business Wire | 10/15/2020

… men and their families. The partnership will establish a breast cancer genetic testing and screening pilot program at five Michigan community health centers to increase patient education and testing rates, and enhance transitions of care … health care, cancer screenings and genetic testing,” said Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer. “This partnership will make an enormous difference for Michiganders everywhere who have a history of cancer in their families. I am grateful to …

Ned Lamont

Lamont to region on COVID-19 spike: You figure it out | 10/14/2020

subscribe and support The Day. Lamont to region on COVID-19 spike: You figure it out Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont speaks at a news conference to discuss the response to an increase in COVID-19 cases in the New London area Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, outside the Community Health Center in New London. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day) Published October 13. 2020 7:34PM Updated October 13. 2020 10:16PM DavidCollinsct There …

Bill Gates

India’s COVID-19 Dilemma: Adults Need Vaccines, Supply Chains Geared For Children | 10/13/2020

… has over 27,000 cold-chain points and 76,000 items of cold-chain equipment, with 95% located in primary health centres, community health centres and sub-centres. There are also 55,000 staff to run the cold … Manufacturers of Medical Devices , told IndiaSpend . In May, American philanthropist Bill Gates told the media he was worried that a shortage of specialised glass vials used to store vaccines could hinder vaccine delivery worldwide (the …

Ceci Connolly

RELEASE — ACHP Members Top CMS Medicare Advantage Quality Rankings | 10/13/2020

… Health Plans Continue to Receive Highest Marks in Government Program Measuring Quality Washington, D.C. (October 13, 2020)– The Alliance of Community Health Plans ’ (ACHP) member organizations continue to lead the industry in high-value coverage … individuals and families across the nation,” said ACHP President & CEO Ceci Connolly. “Even amidst a global pandemic that has struck more than 7.5 million Americans, when standards for star ratings are more vital than ever …

Laura Dyrda

Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. Sells 1,082,948 Shares of Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH) - Ticker Report | 10/5/2020

… September 2020. Note: Hospitals and health systems do not pay and cannot pay for inclusion on this list. Please contact Laura Dyrda at [email protected] with questions or updates for this list. Largest Health Systems … health system operates hospitals and care centers in 21 states. Community Health Systems (Franklin, Tenn.): 93 hospitals. CHS has more than 30 years of history, acquiring individual community and small hospitals. It spun off of …

Darron Cummings

He’s fought COVID-19 for months. Can he ever really beat it? | 10/4/2020

… fighting COVID-19 and nearly dying. His journey since returning home in June has been filled with unknowns. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings) The Associated Press Dr. Jerry Smartt runs tests on Larry Brown on Monday … Associated Press Larry Brown waits in the lobby at the Community Health Network for his occupational therapy session, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, in Indianapolis. The former Indiana State football player who brags about catching everything …

Eric Li

Corona rules: What was crucial for Yom Kippur is just as crucial for Sukkot - Opeds - Israel National News | 10/2/2020

… Medicaid managed-care benefit will fail to generate savings for the state and result in poorer care for patients,” said Eric Linzer, president and CEO of the Health Plan Association, in a statement. “With the … said. Additionally, the groups said there is ongoing concern for community health centers , which operate in underserved areas and provide services to some of the most vulnerable patients. The carve-out is expected to result …

Alex Azar

In ‘Power Grab,’ Health Secretary Azar Asserts Authority Over F.D.A. | 9/29/2020

… Human Services Alex M. Azar II The Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, chaired will hold a hearing with Secretary Alex Azar on the Department of Health and Human Services’ response to the coronavirus pandemic … includes a number of health care provisions. The legislation funds community health centers, national health services corps and teaching hospitals that operate graduate medical education programs. The legislation also provides clarification that drugs used in …

Joey Jacobs

Who leads Quorum? 6 execs to know | Becker’s Hospital Review | 9/18/2020

Quorum Health, a spinoff of Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems, filed for bankruptcy in early April. When the hospital operator emerged from bankruptcy July 7, it brought with it some leadership changes. Joey Jacobs was appointed CEO of the struggling company in July. But just two months after becoming chief of Brentwood, Tenn.-based Quorum, Mr. Jacobs stepped down . Dan Slipkovich then became Quorum’s interim CEO. Who else is …

Alia Paavola

FTC urges Texas regulators to block CHS’ divestiture of 2 hospitals | Becker’s Hospital Review | 9/16/2020

Sponsored by VMG Health [email protected] 214.369.4888 FTC urges Texas regulators to block CHS’ divestiture of 2 hospitals Alia Paavola - Print Email The Federal Trade Commission is urging Texas regulators to block Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems’ planned divestiture of two hospitals in the state. In April, CHS announced its intent to sell the 231-bed Abilene (Texas) Regional Medical Center to Abilene-based Hendrick Health System and its …

Sabrina Corlette

Obamacare co-ops down from 23 to final ‘3 little miracles’ | FierceHealthcare | 9/11/2020

… Sabrina Corlette, a research professor and co-director of the Center on Health Insurance Reforms at Georgetown University, in Washington, D.C. Maine aided in Supreme Court victory The Maine co-op, Community Health Options, helped bring competition to the state’s market, which has had trouble at times attracting insurance carriers, said Eric Cioppa, who heads the state’s bureau of insurance. “The plan has added a level of stability and has …

Sandra Fenwick

20 recent hospital, health system executive moves | Becker’s Hospital Review | 9/11/2020

Sandra Fenwick plans to retire as CEO of Boston Children’s Hospital, effective in March. 6. Seattle-based Swedish Health Services named Mary Beth Formby regional CFO. 7. Keith Granger will retire as regional president for Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems by the end of the year. 8. Atlantis, Fla.-based JFK Medical Center named spine surgeon Raymond Golish , MD, PhD, as its CMO. 9. Indianapolis-based Indiana University Health …

Susan Collins

Senators Collins, King Announce $1.2 Million for Penobscot Community Health Care | US Seante | 9/10/2020

Senators Collins, King Announce $1.2 Million for Penobscot Community Health Care In: Posted Thu, 09/10/2020 - 14:51 Share: Washington D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced that Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) in Bangor has received $1.2 million to expand access to, coordinate, and improve the quality of rural telehealth services. This competitive funding was provided through the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Rural Telehealth Network Grant Program …

Angus King

Senators Collins, King Announce $1.2 Million for Penobscot Community Health Care | US Seante | 9/10/2020

Senators Collins, King Announce $1.2 Million for Penobscot Community Health Care In: Posted Thu, 09/10/2020 - 14:51 Share: Washington D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced that Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) in Bangor has received $1.2 million to expand access to, coordinate, and improve the quality of rural telehealth services. This competitive funding was provided through the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Rural Telehealth Network Grant Program …

David Lin

ACTIVATE Will Bring Telehealth Services To Vulnerable, At-Risk Residents of California’s Central Valley | PR Newswire | 9/10/2020

… Community Health, the University of California CITRIS network, technology distributors, community-based organizations, and government agencies, ACTIVATE aims to reach populations who are vulnerable to the worst outcomes of the COVID-19 pandemic with the technology, skills, and connections they need to access and utilize health care services. ACTIVATE is co-led by Dr. David Lindeman , Director of CITRIS Health, and Dr. Katherine Kim , Associate Professor at the Betty Irene …

David Li

ACTIVATE Will Bring Telehealth Services To Vulnerable, At-Risk Residents of California’s Central Valley | PR Newswire | 9/10/2020

… Community Health, the University of California CITRIS network, technology distributors, community-based organizations, and government agencies, ACTIVATE aims to reach populations who are vulnerable to the worst outcomes of the COVID-19 pandemic with the technology, skills, and connections they need to access and utilize health care services. ACTIVATE is co-led by Dr. David Lindeman , Director of CITRIS Health, and Dr. Katherine Kim , Associate Professor at the Betty Irene …

State of Washington

Pandemic Changemakers: How 7 Women Are Lifting Up Their Communities | NPR | 10/16/2020

… Community health worker Ranjana Dwivedi, who lives in an Indian village. Even falling into a river won’t keep her from her door-to-door info sessions .

  • Teacher Angel Marie Miles in suburban Maryland. She worries about students in Washington, D.C., learning at home — some are crammed into closets to block out noise — and shares daily affirmations like “I am enough.”
  • Nigerian activist Osas Egbon in Palermo, Italy. The pandemic has …

York, Pennsylvania

New coalition urges state to reverse Medicaid drug carve-out | Crain’s New York Business | 10/20/2020

Reprints Print Community health groups across New York today are launching a coalition aimed at urging the state to reverse the Medicaid drug carve-out and resulting changes to the 340B drug discount program. The coalition—Save New York’s Safety Net: 340B Saves Lives—says carving the Medicaid pharmacy benefit out of managed care and adding it into a fee-for-service model would decimate essential services for those most …

New York, New York

New coalition urges state to reverse Medicaid drug carve-out | Crain’s New York Business | 10/20/2020

Reprints Print Community health groups across New York today are launching a coalition aimed at urging the state to reverse the Medicaid drug carve-out and resulting changes to the 340B drug discount program. The coalition—Save New York’s Safety Net: 340B Saves Lives—says carving the Medicaid pharmacy benefit out of managed care and adding it into a fee-for-service model would decimate essential services for those most …

State of New York

New coalition urges state to reverse Medicaid drug carve-out | Crain’s New York Business | 10/20/2020

Reprints Print Community health groups across New York today are launching a coalition aimed at urging the state to reverse the Medicaid drug carve-out and resulting changes to the 340B drug discount program. The coalition—Save New York’s Safety Net: 340B Saves Lives—says carving the Medicaid pharmacy benefit out of managed care and adding it into a fee-for-service model would decimate essential services for those most …

State of Texas

Health Choice Network Selects Orb Health as Chronic Care and Patient Support Partner | Business Wire | 10/21/2020

RICHARDSON, Texas- Orb Health announced today that Health Choice Network (HCN), a nation-wide collaboration of health centers based in Florida with over 2 million patient lives and over 60 safety-net organizations, has chosen … Management, Transition Care Management, Remote Patient Monitoring, Behavioral Health) at Community Health Centers of Pinellas (CHCP), an HCN member health center and initial Orb Health customer, that showed a 54% decrease in Emergency Department (ED …

State of California

A deep look inside La Clínica de La Raza’s virtual Epic go-live | Healthcare IT News | 10/23/2020

… California La Clínica de La Raza is a nonprofit Federally Qualified Health Center with 49 years of experience providing comprehensive, culturally competent clinical and community health services. The mission of La Clínica is to improve the quality of life of the diverse communities it serves by providing culturally appropriate, high-quality accessible healthcare for all. Originally staffed by five volunteers in a storefront clinic, La Clínica has grown to become …

State of Florida

In virus era, bubbles provide game-changing lessons learned | 11/4/2020

… Weiss, who helped oversee all the health and safety efforts at the Walt Disney World bubble in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. ‚ÄúBut the thing that made it successful in the first place was the adherence … Demmer, a University of Minnesota associate professor of epidemiology and community health. ‚ÄúIt‚Äôs hard to say what the exact number would be. I would not feel comfortable with a full stadium. But maybe instead …

Los Angeles, California

In virus era, bubbles provide game-changing lessons learned | 11/5/2020

… and social distancing was required at all times. The NBA had teams in the bubble for three months, with the Los Angeles Lakers winning that title. The NHL playoff bubble lasted 65 days, from the … Demmer, a University of Minnesota associate professor of epidemiology and community health. ‚ÄúIt‚Äôs hard to say what the exact number would be. I would not feel comfortable with a full stadium. But maybe instead …

State of Ohio

Michael Conti (1951 — 2020) | 10/15/2020

Michael Conti, age 68, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice near Defiance, Ohio, after an extended illness. Michael retired from ARO/Ingersoll Rand with 33 years of service. He was a mechanical engineer and engineering manager. He received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Tri-State University and an executive MBA from Purdue University. Michael was a veteran of …

State of Georgia

Community Health Nursing Students Screen Classmates for COVID-19 | 11/11/2020

Byrdine F. Lewis College of Nursing and Health Professions 404-413-1083 Print It‚Äôs Friday midday, and four Georgia State University nursing students set up tables outside a large lecture hall. Armed with contactless forehead thermometers … precious class time screening students even with staggered attendance. Enter community health nursing students, performing the much-needed task of screening fellow nursing students for symptoms before in-person classes or labs. The nursing students …

Chicago, Illinois

State honors Community Healthcare System hospitals for infant and maternal health | 11/6/2020

Chicago for excellence in infant and maternal care. Provided The Indiana Hospital Association and the Indiana state government honored St. Mary Medical Center in Hobart for excellence in infant and maternal care. Provided Joseph S. Pete The Indiana Hospital Association and the Indiana state government honored Community Healthcare System hospitals for dedication to and excellence in infant and maternal care. Community Hospital in Munster, St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago

State of Colorado

Health Officials In Colorado Want Better Compliance With COVID-19 Guidelines | 11/11/2020

The Colorado Association of Local Public Health Officials has sent a letter to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, calling for stricter adherence to criteria on the COVID-19 dial and its different … the metro region,‚Äù said Dr. Margaret Huffman, director of community health services for Jefferson County Public Health. She was among the signees, along with other local health department leaders from Denver, Broomfield, Boulder, Tri …

State of New Jersey

When a COVID vaccine is approved, NJ expects enough for 50,000. Here’s who will get priority | 11/10/2020

View Comments New Jersey expects to receive enough vaccine to quickly protect 50,000 people from COVID-19, once the federal government authorizes one of the vaccines currently in clinical trials. With early data from Pfizer … and the staffs of dental offices, urgent care centers and community health centers are included in the priority group, she said. Each person would need two shots of the Pfizer vaccine, or those under development …

State of Indiana

Johnson & Johnson resumes vaccine trial and is taking volunteers in Valparaiso | 11/7/2020

… make sure a participant did not fall ill because of the vaccine candidate. Joseph S. Pete Joseph S. Pete Northwest Indiana residents can once again volunteer for a study that aims to inoculate people against … Media Co.; Title Sponsor, Methodist Hospitals; Presenting Sponsors Franciscan Health; Community Healthcare System; Visiting Nurse Association of Northwest Indiana; Castle Subaru/Mitsubishi; University of St. Francis ‚Äì Crown Point; Indiana University-Northwest; and Pinnacle Hospital …

Boulder, Colorado

Health Officials In Colorado Want Better Compliance With COVID-19 Guidelines | 11/11/2020

community health services for Jefferson County Public Health. She was among the signees, along with other local health department leaders from Denver, Broomfield, Boulder, Tri-County Public Health, Kiowa and Lincoln County. ‚ÄúWe are really seeking that our messages are aligned, that our interventions are aligned, and that we‚Äôre all together on this.‚Äù The letter states, ‚ÄúWe are concerned that with the steep acceleration of cases and hospitalizations …

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Stigma, cost and lack of access mean fewer mental health resources for Black men | Philly Tribune | 10/29/2020

… Philadelphia. They said expanded access is needed more than ever this year, as Black men feel both the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact of hearing about incidents of racism and police brutality or experiencing it themselves. ‚ÄúThere are the traditional community health centers and health care clinics that have incorporated mental health clinicians into their services. But we really do need to discuss the barriers that …

State of North Carolina

Breast cancer awareness seminar draws hundreds | National Institutes of Health | 11/2/2020

… Health Awareness Women‚Äôs Wellness Conference (https://tools.niehs.nih.gov/conference/womenshealth_2020/index.cfm) . On April 3, just one day before the community health event would have taken place, NIEHS published ‚Äú You Are Not Alone: Practice … Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Durham Alumnae Delta House Inc. North Carolina Central University Department of Public Health Education. Empowering, informing, honoring Packenham‚Äôs office ensures protection of people who volunteer to participate in clinical …

State of Oregon

Unite Us, Oregon Health Leadership Council, and Partners Announce Connect Oregon: A Collaborative Network to Address Social Health Statewide | 10/29/2020

FREE eNEWSLETTERS TMCnet News Unite Us, Oregon Health Leadership Council, and Partners Announce Connect Oregon: A Collaborative Network to Address Social Health Statewide [October 29, 2020] Unite Us, Oregon Health Leadership Council, and Partners Announce … community, through one coordinated care network: Connect Oregon. They join InterCommunity Health Network CCO and Samaritan Health Services, Kaiser Permanente, 211info, and local health and social service organizations who were already working with Unite Us …

State of Virginia

Room To Grow: Healthcare Construction Outlook | 11/4/2020

… Community Healthcare System As the pandemic‚Äôs impact on the industry continues to ripple out from urban acute care facilities, healthcare systems have been focused on addressing the needs of patients within the communities in which they live. Here are a few of Shockey‚Äôs recent and current community healthcare projects: Heart & Vascular Center Addition in Winchester, Virginia A new four-story wing now houses a 66,000-SF expansion to …

Boston, Massachusetts

Physical distancing protocols inadequate to protect lower-income groups: Study | 11/8/2020

Boston University School of Public Health revealed that social distancing protocols had little effect on lower-income group people. The study also noted that this is due to the need to work to make ends meet. However, they stayed at home when they could. The findings of the study were published in the journal EurekAlert! Study lead author Dr. Jonathan Jay, assistant professor of community health sciences at BUSPH said …

State of Pennsylvania

Wolf Admin. Releases New Pennsylvania Statewide Report Reflecting County-Level Needs on Maternal, Child and Community Health Issues | 10/22/2020

Wolf Admin. Releases New Pennsylvania Statewide Report Reflecting County-Level Needs on Maternal, Child and Community Health Issues Wolf Admin. Releases New Pennsylvania Statewide Report Reflecting County-Level Needs on Maternal, Child and Community Health Issues October 22, Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL), a joint office between the departments of Education and Human Services, today released a new Family Support Needs Assessment covering …

State of Arizona

AZ Orgs Prepare to Target Health Disparities, Community Health | Patient Engagement HIT | 10/30/2020

Patient Care Access News AZ Orgs Prepare to Target Health Disparities, Community Health University of Arizona Health Sciences will spearhead efforts to bolster community health outreach and engagement in light of COVID-19 disparities. Source: Getty Images By October 30, 2020 - The University of Arizona Health Sciences is poised to lead a statewide effort to address health disparities and community health gaps made apparent by the COVID-19 pandemic, according …

Orlando, Florida

CHS divests Florida hospital, plans to sell 2 others in Tennessee | Becker’s Hospital Review | 10/1/2020

Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems completed the divestiture of its hospital in St. Petersburg, Fla., on Oct. 1 and entered into agreements to sell hospitals in Tennessee. CHS sold 480-bed Bayfront Health St. Petersburg to Orlando (Fla.) Health. The deal closed roughly three months after the parties signed a definitive agreement. With the divestiture completed, CHS operates 11 hospitals in Florida. The for-profit hospital operator also signed …

State of Illinois

NCSA awards 16 Fiddler Innovation Fellowships to Illinois students and faculty | 11/12/2020

11.11.20 - Permalink The National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has a long-standing history of promoting and supporting endeavors that transcend traditional academic research borders. Today, 16 Illinois … undergraduates from various fields‚Äîspanning astronomy, engineering, computer science, and community health‚Äîreceived a $1,500 Fiddler gift award and recognition for their achievements during the ceremony. The Fiddler Innovation Graduate Fellowship was presented to Ph.D …

State of Massachusetts

Health experts cite virus’ impact on minorities | 10/24/2020

… Massachusetts, according to medical experts who say the outbreak exposes underlying inequities in the state’s health care system. Doctors and health care officials pointed to racial disparities in the health system during a panel discussion Tuesday hosted by the state’s Health Policy Commission, and called for more equitable access to care. “We saw this train wreck coming,” said Dr. Damian Archer, chief medical officer at North Shore Community Health Center …