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Data Points for Aug. 29, 2016

Data Points for Aug. 29, 2016

By Modern Healthcare  |  August 27, 2016

Data Points for the week of Aug. 29, 2016, covered the following topics: Funding for disaster preparedness, hospital response plans in emergencies, delivering drugs in emergencies, and civilian medical volunteers.

Amedisys founder Bill Borne dies in Louisiana floods

Amedisys founder Bill Borne dies in Louisiana floods

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  August 16, 2016

Bill Borne, the founder of one of the country's largest home health and hospice care providers, drowned near his home in Louisiana, where flooding has been responsible for as many as 10 deaths.

Louisiana hospitals persevere through heavy flooding

Louisiana hospitals persevere through heavy flooding

By Adam Rubenfire  |  August 15, 2016

Flooding in Louisiana has left six people dead, 20,000 in need of rescue and over 10,000 in shelters. Local hospitals remain open but their operations are struggling, especially in light of reduced federal funding.

Slyter steps down as Baton Rouge hospital CEO after moment in spotlight

By Dave Barkholz  |  August 06, 2016

Mark Slyter has abruptly stepped down as CEO of Baton Rouge (La.) General after a three-year tenure that saw the health system negotiate an impending affiliation with Ochsner Health System and repurpose a downtown hospital for a post-acute campus.

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