University Hospitals, MetroHealth feel effects of trauma center

By Lydia Coutre, Crain's Cleveland Business  |  December 12, 2016

MetroHealth saw a 27% drop in trauma activations, which translated to a $35 million loss in revenue, much higher than the $20 million it predicted. But the system has grown in other ways.

Healthcare job growth accelerates in October

By Shelby Livingston  |  November 04, 2016

Job growth in the healthcare industry accelerated slightly in October, according to new figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

School clinics are in session

School clinics are in session

By Erica Teichert  |  October 15, 2016

School-based health centers have been opening across the country as a new method to provide healthcare to vulnerable populations. “Kids tend to fall through the cracks," said Ishtar Gonzalez, a social worker at a school clinic in the Bronx sponsored by Montefiore Medical Center.

Federal judge blocks Arkansas Planned Parenthood defunding

By Associated Press  |  September 30, 2016

A federal judge on Thursday temporarily prohibited Arkansas from blocking Medicaid payments to Planned Parenthood, expanding her order requiring the state to continue paying for services for three patients who had sued over the move.

Another reason hospitals hate Medicare's site-neutral payment plans

By Erica Teichert  |  September 05, 2016

The CMS' plan to eliminate payments for new off-campus outpatient departments kicked up fierce opposition from hospitals, which stand to lose a significant amount of revenue. Hospitals also argue it puts them in substantial legal jeopardy.

Robust job growth in healthcare slows in August

By Maria Castellucci  |  September 02, 2016

After a year of strong hiring growth in the healthcare industry, job creation significantly decelerated in August but still remained on the plus side.


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