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Wednesday, April 26, 2017 It’s good to be an orthopedic surgeon. The profession leads the list of the highest paid healthcare jobs in 2017, according to new salary data from a leading professional network site.
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Wednesday, April 26, 2017 One of the biggest drivers in hospital spending is the rising number of “superusers,” patients who visit the emergency room or are admitted to a general acute care hospital several times a year. But an Illinois hospital noticed that many of its most frequent users were chronically homeless patients, who didn’t always come for medical care.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 Minnesota state regulators are not satisfied with Mayo Clinic’s response to the backlash that followed reports that it cherry-picked patients with commercial insurance. Representatives of the state’s Department of Human Services sent a letter to the system’s CEO John Noseworthy, M.D., asking him to make a clear statement the neither he nor Mayo Clinic intends to prioritize patients with commercial health plans over those with Medicare or Medicaid coverage.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 Public health officials warn that an influenza pandemic could be on the horizon, but providers may not be ready to handle the challenges that come with a wide-scale disease outbreak. Here are some steps hospitals can take to prepare.
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News of Note
Optim Medical Center-Jenkins in Millen, Georgia, will merge its healthcare services into Optim Medical Center-Screven, located about 20 minutes away in Sylvania, Georgia. Optim Health officials said that Jenkins faced significant financial and structural barriers, so keeping the hospital open was no longer an option. Announcement The American Hospital Association has partnered with the National Urban League to push for greater diversity in healthcare leadership. Announcement Members of the board at Regional Health in Rapid City, South Dakota, voted “full confidence” in CEO Brent Phillips just weeks after almost 100 Regional doctors called for his ouster. Rapid City Journal article
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