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Ziskind named Premier's strategist on value-based care in academia

Ziskind named Premier's strategist on value-based care in academia

By Modern Healthcare  |  November 22, 2016

Dr. Andrew Ziskind, an interventional cardiologist who most recently oversaw physician performance improvement efforts for Huron Consulting, will lead Premier's strategy to help train a new generation to work under population health and alternative payment models.

425 doctors to leave Tufts physician network

By Maria Castellucci  |  November 01, 2016

About 425 Southcoast Health physicians in New Bedford, Mass., have opted to leave the physician network of Tufts Medical Center in Boston after merger plans with another system fell through.

UPMC to build second cancer center in Ireland

By Maria Castellucci  |  October 27, 2016

UPMC health system announced Thursday it has partnered with Ireland's largest private healthcare system to build a new cancer therapy center in Cork.

Blog: Cuban pharmaceutical imports to U.S. could lead to lower drug prices

By Adam Rubenfire  |  October 17, 2016

Industry experts say the Obama administration's decision to lift a ban on importing Cuban pharmaceuticals and collaborating with the nation's researchers could bring the nation's cheaper, reputable medicines to the U.S. The move could give American researchers the chance to study Cuba's care...

Train crash tests Hoboken University Medical Center's readiness

Train crash tests Hoboken University Medical Center's readiness

By Shelby Livingston  |  September 30, 2016

After receiving a text from her husband informing her of a train accident in Hoboken, N.J., Dr. Meika Roberson, chief medical officer at Hoboken University Medical Center, called the hospital's head of security and then launched into the hospital's disaster plan.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock layoffs raise worry about state hospital

By Associated Press  |  September 11, 2016

New Hampshire state officials say they're dismayed by an announcement of big layoffs at a major hospital two days after they awarded it a $36.5 million contract to run the state psychiatric facility.

Why Emory Healthcare chooses not to merge

Why Emory Healthcare chooses not to merge

By Dave Barkholz  |  September 01, 2016

Since becoming CEO of Emory Healthcare in February, Dr. Jonathan Lewin has eschewed local hospital mergers in Atlanta for a statewide affiliation strategy that culminated in an agreement this week with 21-hospital Stratus Healthcare.

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