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10 of the Best (and 5 of the Worst) Hospitals

Spiroview Inc/Shutterstock Two hospitals may look the same from the outside, but the kind of care going on inside can be dramatically different. And this isn’t just about the quality of food in the cafeteria or the friendliness of the nurses—it’s about serious issues like how many avoidable, deadly mistakes are made on a daily… Read More »

Court rejects 340B payment cuts in big win for hospitals

Dive Brief: U.S. District Court Judge Rudolph Contreras has decided against the Trump administration in its plan to cut 340B payments for outpatient drugs that took effect in January 2018. Contreras said HHS didn’t have legal authority to reduce payments and sidestepped Congressional authority. The American Hospital Association (AHA), America’s Essential Hospitals (AEH) and the… Read More »

ONC report: Hospitals are wrangling with multiple means of exchanging health data

Despite all the progress with EHR adoption, a new report from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) shows hospitals are still using faxes to share information and most of them are still wrangling multiple electronic health record systems. Hospital health information exchange is complex, involving a variety of methods, according to… Read More »