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Data Points for Feb. 23, 2015

Data Points for Feb. 23, 2015

By Modern Healthcare  |  February 21, 2015

Data Points for the week of Feb., 23, 2015, covered the following topics: Healthcare worker injuries, workers' compensation, workplace injuries

Rothman named senior CMO at Kindred

Rothman named senior CMO at Kindred

By Adam Rubenfire  |  February 19, 2015

Dr. Marc Rothman has been promoted to senior chief medical officer and senior VP at post-acute-care provider Kindred Healthcare in Louisville, Ky.

Greystone Healthcare buys another Ohio-based provider

By Adam Rubenfire  |  February 18, 2015

Tampa, Fla.-based Greystone Healthcare Management has acquired Executive Care of Columbus (Ohio), a provider of home health and private duty nursing services and its second Ohio acquisition in less than 12 months.

Ascension Health appoints new senior-care CEO

Ascension Health appoints new senior-care CEO

By Adam Rubenfire  |  February 13, 2015

Jesse Jantzen has been appointed president and CEO of Ascension Health Senior Care, a division of St. Louis-based Ascension Health created last year.

Kindred hires Wallace as executive VP, COO

Kindred hires Wallace as executive VP, COO

By Adam Rubenfire  |  January 27, 2015

Kent Wallace has been named executive VP and COO at Louisville, Ky.-based Kindred Healthcare, which operates nearly 2,400 healthcare facilities across the U.S.

Gentiva shareholders approve Kindred takeover

By Beth Kutscher  |  January 23, 2015

Shareholders of Gentiva Health Services have agreed to sell the home health and hospice company to Kindred Healthcare, paving the way to form the country's largest post-acute-care operator.

MedPAC calls for cutting inpatient rehab facility payments

By Virgil Dickson  |  January 15, 2015

A federal panel's recommendation that reimbursement for rehabilitation be the same for inpatient rehabilitation facilities and skilled-nursing facilities is getting immediate pushback from industry stakeholders who say patient care will suffer.

Number of new ESRD cases may be declining

Number of new ESRD cases may be declining

By Rachel Landen  |  January 13, 2015

Although nearly twice as many people in the U.S. were diagnosed with end-stage renal disease in 2012 compared with 20 years ago, the number of new cases diagnosed annually has fallen since 2010

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