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Newport Hospital picks Crista Durand as president, and other executive moves
By Modern Healthcare | June 28, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Crista Durand has been named president of Newport (R.I.) Hospital, effective Aug. 1.
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Vital Signs
Provider lauds effort to let patients review, correct health records
By Joseph Conn | June 25, 2014
Since last October, patients at the Heartland Regional Medical Center in St. Joseph, Mo., have been able to go to a Web-based portal, review and update their own electronic health records and help clinicians and staffers prepare “co-notes” in advance of face-to-face visits.
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Holy Spirit's Geisinger affiliation awaits Pennsylvania's OK
By Bob Herman | June 23, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Geisinger Health System and Holy Spirit Health System, Camp Hill, Pa., have signed a definitive agreement that will convert Holy Spirit into an affiliate of the Geisinger network.
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CHIME Time: Hitting the wall on meaningful use
By Edith Dees | June 03, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
For the past two quarters, our system has experienced an anticipated decline in inpatient admissions, significant enough to precipitate changes in staffing and budget models. However, these recent events pale compared with the energy and attention we're giving to achieve Stage 2 meaningful-use...
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Geisinger, AtlantiCare move forward with deal
By Bob Herman | May 31, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Geisinger Health System is one step closer to expanding its reach beyond its native Pennsylvania. The Danville, Pa.-based provider has signed a definitive agreement to absorb Atlantic City, N.J.-based AtlantiCare.
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Reform Update: Geisinger, AtlantiCare merger continues wave of consolidations
By Melanie Evans | May 28, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger Health System's move to merge with AtlantiCare in neighboring New Jersey is yet another example of consolidation underway by systems seeking to fortify and extend their market reach.
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Geisinger, AtlantiCare move forward on integration deal
By Bob Herman | May 27, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Geisinger Health System is one step closer to expanding its reach beyond its native Pennsylvania. The Danville, Pa.-based provider has signed a definitive agreement to absorb Atlantic City, N.J.-based AtlantiCare.
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Digital tools still have long way to go, some say
By Sabriya Rice | March 01, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Use of digital tools such as mobile apps and online portals for better engaging patients, improving care and reducing costs is becoming more common in clinical practice. But industry leaders at the HIMSS conference said there is still a long way to go.
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Making meaningful use of patient-friendly technology
By Sabriya Rice | February 28, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Digital tools such as iPads, mobile applications, online portals and text messaging are gaining popularity in hospitals, as many seek to better engage patients, improve outcomes and reduce healthcare costs. Although these technologies are steadily making their way into clinical practice, industry...
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Live@HIMSS Video: The business of engaging patients with technology
By Modern Healthcare | February 26, 2014
As healthcare providers look to technology to help them engage patients to improve clinical outcomes and lower costs, an emerging crop of companies has products to sell them.
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