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Northwell Health has stepped up its advertising game—to the Super Bowl.
Jumpstart Foundry, a Nashville-based venture fund, is hoping to harness the energy of the young, technology-focused entrepreneurs coming into healthcare and channel it into solving actual business problems of some of the country's largest healthcare companies.
Data Points for the week of Feb. 15, 2016, covered the following topics: Mental illness and substance abuse in the U.S., and their social costs.
The opioid abuse epidemic has become a major issue on the campaign trail because the number of people who die each year from opioid overdoses is approaching 30,000. But it's important to note that nearly two-thirds of those deaths are due to overdoses of prescription opioids, not heroin.
The federal government, states, drug manufacturers and health providers are scrambling to find ways to confront a deadly drug epidemic that began in the doctor's office rather than the street, and which is affecting a diverse swath of America.
The CMS has finalized a controversial rule requiring providers to return Medicare overpayments. The rule, first proposed in 2012, alarmed many healthcare organizations when the CMS floated the idea that providers would be liable for returning Medicare overpayments going back as far as 10 years.
Medicaid, the nation's largest payer for behavioral health, is on the cusp of allowing stand-alone psychiatric hospitals into its provider networks for the first time. The change, expected to be finalized in April, should introduce new capacity and competition in the acute-care psychiatric market.
Yale-New Haven (Conn.) Health System, a $2 billion complex with 13,000 employees, is under financial pressure like most academic medical centers. CEO Marna Borgstrom discusses Yale's approach to value-based care, expansion and how medical training is changing.
Karen Faulis has been named CEO of Hi-Desert Medical Center in Joshua Tree, Calif., effective Feb. 22.
The federal government has a backlog of more than 800,000 appeals from healthcare providers challenging denied Medicare claims, most of them generated by the program's recovery audit contractors, or RACs.