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Florida hospitals, businesses push Medicaid expansion as cuts loom

By Associated Press  |  February 28, 2015

Florida is scheduled to lose $1 billion in federal health funds at the end of June, a hole in the state budget the Legislature must fill in its upcoming session if a settlement isn't reached between the administrations of Gov. Rick Scott and President Barack Obama.

Cyber security firm claims China behind Anthem attack

By Modern Healthcare  |  February 28, 2015

The same malware originating from China that recently targeted a small U.S. defense contractor matches the software used in the massive attack on health insurer Anthem, a leading cyber security firm told the Washington Post on Friday.

Corrections and clarifications

By Modern Healthcare  |  February 28, 2015

In the article “The rise of the specialty emergency department,” (Feb. 23, p. 22) the emergency medicine chairman at St. Joseph's Healthcare System, Paterson,...

Banner merger with UAHN signals academic centers' future

By Beth Kutscher  |  February 28, 2015

The merger last week of the University of Arizona Health Network and Banner Health highlights the stark challenges academic medical centers face in the new economics of healthcare.

Device prices fall as hospitals' leverage grows

By Michael Sandler  |  February 28, 2015

The median prices for selected costly hospital products dipped in 2014 as hospital supply-chain leaders continued to negotiate tougher deals and clamp down on physician-preference items.

Hospital closures pose threat to public health, and other letters

Hospital closures pose threat to public health, and other letters

By Modern Healthcare  |  February 28, 2015

Regarding the Feb. 23 cover story “Hospitals face closures as 'a new day in healthcare' dawns,” it's a great article. Unfortunately, these closures will eventually place the basic ability to care for our citizens at risk, especially in rapid response to superbugs, Ebola/SARS, natural...

Presence Health CEO Sandra Bruce on merger, Medicaid cuts

Presence Health CEO Sandra Bruce on merger, Medicaid cuts

By Modern Healthcare  |  February 28, 2015

Sandra Bruce, president and CEO of Presence Health, discusses the challenge of merging cultures, increasing diversity in her system's executive ranks, continuous performance improvement and the economic impact of reducing inpatient hospital capacity on communities.

Biggest 2014 price changes on purchased items

Biggest 2014 price changes on purchased items

By Modern Healthcare  |  February 28, 2015

See a list of selected high-spend hospital products and devices, ranked by percentage change. Source: ECRI Institute. Published March 2, 2015, p. 34.

Dignity seeking license to take full risk for care

By Modern Healthcare  |  February 28, 2015

Dignity Health is preparing to apply for a California health insurance license that will allow the San Francisco-based health system to accept full financial risk for patients' medical care.

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