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University of Michigan system joins Together Health as network provider

By Jay Greene, Crain's Detroit Business  |  May 26, 2016

The University of Michigan Health System has joined Together Health Network as a referral provider for complex, or quaternary, healthcare services. Formed in 2014, Together Health is a clinically integrated network that includes more than 25 hospitals and 5,000 physicians across Michigan.

Miller named new president of Johns Hopkins Hospital

Miller named new president of Johns Hopkins Hospital

By Modern Healthcare  |  May 21, 2016

Dr. Redonda Miller is the first female president of Johns Hopkins Hospital, the flagship of Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins Health System. She begins her new role July 1.

Lapses in infection control found at two Los Angeles hospitals

By Associated Press  |  May 16, 2016

California health inspectors dispatched to two Los Angeles hospitals following "superbug" outbreaks involving a hard-to-clean medical scope found numerous safety violations that appeared to put more patients at risk, according to a newspaper report.

Illinois state board OKs University of Chicago expansion, trauma center

By Kristen Schorsch, Crain's Chicago Business  |  May 11, 2016

Illinois regulators approved University of Chicago Medicine's nearly $270 million campus expansion that includes a trauma center. The decision caps a relentless campaign among activists who long have called for such a specialized service in an area wracked by violence and health disparities.

Can patients' genetic data help keep them healthy? Providers invest big to find out

Can patients' genetic data help keep them healthy? Providers invest big to find out

By Beth Kutscher  |  May 05, 2016

HonorHealth is one of a number of health systems investing in genomics and personalized medicine as the next frontier in healthcare. As providers are tasked with keeping people healthy through risk-based payment contracts, they're seeking new ways to target patients who need early intervention.

Rush, Cigna hatch deal to improve patient care

By Kristen Schorsch, Crain's Chicago Business  |  May 03, 2016

It's a tough feat keeping track of people unnecessarily racking up mileage in the ER or making sure they take their medications on time. But if Rush Health in Chicago can hit certain quality measures and cut medical costs while doing so, they can essentially get a financial bonus from Cigna.

University of Chicago Medicine's campus expansion plan hits snags

University of Chicago Medicine's campus expansion plan hits snags

By Kristen Schorsch, Crain's Chicago Business  |  April 26, 2016

The number of beds the Chicago academic medical center wants to add to the adult ER is too many, the construction tab for the nearly $270 million project too high, and the number of extra inpatient beds for overnight stays at the three-hospital campus isn't necessary, according to Illinois state...

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