HealthSouth and St. Joseph Health System agree to jointly operation Texas hospital | PR Newswire
HealthSouth Corp. and St. Joseph Health System announced today their plan to jointly own and operate an inpatient physical rehabilitation hospital in Bryan, Texas, which will have 30 beds and be named CHI St. Joseph Health Rehabilitation Hospital.
Kansas hospitals say private companies slow in making Medicaid payments | Salina (Kan.) Journal
When the management of Medicaid in Kansas was turned over to three private managed-care organizations, there were a few hiccups during the transition. Three years later, those hiccups are still there.
Florida health system expands pro-bono care | (Fort Myers, Fla.) News-Press.com
Lee Memorial Health System, based in Fort Myers, Fla., is expanding its free and discounted care to the uninsured individuals in the region beginning in the new year as it complies with new federal regulations of the Affordable Care Act.
Flu spray in short supply at hospitals, clinics | (Rochester, Minn.) Post Bulletin
Health officials say the nasal spray that fights the flu is in short supply at Minnesota hospitals and clinics. The state has received just 42% of the FluMist it ordered, Minnesota Department of Health infectious diseases director Kris Ehresmann said.
Iowa governor touts Medicaid contracts, but few hospitals signed | DesMoines Register
Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, who is pushing to shift management of the state's Medicaid program to private companies on Jan. 1, said Thursday that the firms have signed more than 12,000 contracts with pharmacies, doctors and other healthcare providers.
Ohio-based health system names Learson director for diversity and inclusion | Crain's Cleveland Business
Akron General Health System named Jerome Learson its first director for diversity and inclusion effective Jan. 1. Learson currently serves as the system's director of health information management.