Lawsuit against IU Health, HealthNet moves forward | Indianapolis Star
A federal judge has said a whistle-blower can go ahead with a lawsuit that alleges HealthNet and IU Health provided substandard care to low-income pregnant women and fraudulently billed for medical consultations.
It was a surprise for Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck, N.J., whenits project in Haiti suddenly started attracting medical travel patients from Miami and Turks and Caicos last year. And Holy Name is the only Garden State hospital extending its reach abroad.
Memorial Healthcare System board selects Aurelio Fernandez III as CEO | (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) Sun Sentinel
The end of a monthslong search to fill the Memorial Healthcare System's chief executive officer position was met Tuesday with robust applause and unity from the seven board members who oversee the public district that serves southern Broward County, Fla.
When two employees at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center died just months apart in what the hospital described as domestic violence incidents, their co-workers were left wondering if they had missed signs at work about the problems at home and what they could have done to intervene. Two years later, the hospital is beginning to teach employees how to recognize and prevent domestic violence among its 2,700-person workforce.
Montana suppliers struggle with Medicare payment, bidding program for certain medical equipment | (Missoula, Mont.) Missoulian
Service-area reductions for medical equipment suppliers could become more common in Montana in response to a recently expanded nationwide program that determines Medicare payments for some home medical equipment. The program, implemented in Montana in January, aims to cut spending and patient costs while addressing fraud. It will drastically cut Medicare payments for the equipment in Montana — by as much as 42% overall.