Modern Healthcare Breaking News https://www.modernhealthcare.com Latest Breaking News from Modern Healthcare en-us Modern Healthcare 144 21 https://www.modernhealthcare.com https://www.modernhealthcare.com/graphics/icons/rss.gif Community Health Systems selling four S.C. hospitals https://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20181120/NEWS/181129998 Tue, 20 Nov 2018 10:33:00 EST Community Health Systems has signed a definitive agreement to sell four South Carolina hospitals. https://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20181120/NEWS/181129998 Ascension's outpatient transformation comes at a cost https://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20181119/NEWS/181119941 Mon, 19 Nov 2018 12:00:00 EST Ascension reported higher proportions of publicly insured patients and dips in some volume metrics in the quarter ended Sept. 30 amid its transformation from being an inpatient to an outpatient provider. https://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20181119/NEWS/181119941 Shots fired on Chicago hospital campus https://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20181119/NEWS/181119928 Mon, 19 Nov 2018 17:46:15 EST A gunman opened fire Monday afternoon on the campus of Chicago's Mercy Hospital. Four people, including the gunman, were reported dead. https://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20181119/NEWS/181119928 ECRI Institute launches site to replace shuttered National Guideline Clearinghouse https://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20181119/TRANSFORMATION02/181119937 Mon, 19 Nov 2018 13:00:00 EST The ECRI Institute on Monday launched its much-anticipated online repository for clinical guidelines. Officials hope the website will replace the federal government's National Guideline Clearinghouse, which shut down in July. https://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20181119/TRANSFORMATION02/181119937 Atrium Health accused of cheating staffers on health, pension benefits https://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20181119/NEWS/181119927 Mon, 19 Nov 2018 19:00:00 EST A group of former Atrium Health employees are suing the system, claiming it has cheated thousands of employees out of pension benefits and caused them to pay more for services it rendered through the network established by the health plan it co-owns. https://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20181119/NEWS/181119927 Study finds 45 minutes of patient education improves chronic disease management https://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20181119/NEWS/181119936 Mon, 19 Nov 2018 14:28:15 EST The study assigned 47 patients who were diagnosed with a chronic disease to visit with a second-year medical student for 45 minutes after seeing their physician. That one-on-one session measurably improved patients' attitudes and abilities in... https://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20181119/NEWS/181119936 Pharmacists take aim at benefit managers https://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20181119/NEWS/181119942 Mon, 19 Nov 2018 11:27:08 EST Independent pharmacists in New York are calling for a state investigation into the practices of pharmacy benefit managers—the companies that negotiate drug prices on behalf of insurers and employers. They blame the PBMs for forcing owners to... https://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20181119/NEWS/181119942 Cleveland Clinic-Oscar Health pairing is exceeding hopes https://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20181119/NEWS/181119944 Mon, 19 Nov 2018 10:00:00 EST The partnership, which marked the clinic's first heavy play in the insurance business, vastly exceeded expectations in the first year, securing what they estimate to be a 15% share of the individual market in the 2018 open enrollment season. https://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20181119/NEWS/181119944 New York-Presbyterian and Empire BCBS negotiating deal that could affect 300,000 https://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20181119/NEWS/181119943 Mon, 19 Nov 2018 11:00:00 EST New York-Presbyterian is struggling to reach an agreement to remain in the Empire Blue Cross and Blue Shield network. If the two sides can't agree before Jan. 1, New York-Presbyterian estimates that about 300,000 patients could face higher charges... https://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20181119/NEWS/181119943 Mayo Clinic projects heavy construction spending in coming years https://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20181119/NEWS/181119932 Mon, 19 Nov 2018 15:00:00 EST Mayo Clinic says it expects to spend $908 million over the next three to five years on ongoing construction projects. https://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20181119/NEWS/181119932