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Some hospitals using consumer data to assess patient risk

Some hospitals and providers use consumer data to identify--and intervene with--the patients most likely to have health problems, according to Bloomberg  BusinessWeek.

Carolinas HealthCare saves $17M, reduces HAIs, readmissions

An initiative to catch errors at the point of care and prevent incidents of patient harm helped the Carolinas HealthCare System save more than $17 million in care costs from 2012 to 2013.

Detroit hospital employee with TB puts patients at risk; Carolinas HealthCare System releases compensation data;

News From Around the Web > An employee at a Detroit hospital has been diagnosed with tuberculosis, putting hundreds of patients at four area facilities at risk, according to MLive.com. Article...

Carolinas HealthCare System could lose $500M over next 10 years

Reduced Medicare reimbursements and failure to expand Medicaid in both North and South Carolina could cost Carolinas HealthCare System $500 million over the next 10 years, according to  WSOCTV.com.

Carolinas HealthCare air transport brings $12.6M in revenue

Carolinas HealthCare System in North and South Carolina Health boasts an extensive air ambulance program that includes five planes, three helicopters and 40 employees--and a healthy ROI.

Hospital CEO: N.C. budget cuts, tax-exemption changes threaten hospitals

The CEO of Carolinas HealthCare System complained Tuesday of "potentially devastating" budget cuts under consideration by the North Carolina legislature, arguing that lawmakers should not "correct their budget on the back of hospitals," the  Charlotte Observer  reported.

Executive pay jumps at nonprofit hospitals

The top 10 executives at Carolinas HealthCare System each received more than $1 million in 2012, an 8 percent jump from the previous year.

e-Break-in at Carolinas Health compromises info of 5,600 patients

Carolinas HealthCare System is notifying about 5,600 Carolinas Medical Center-Randolph patients that an unauthorized electronic intruder may have compromised their personal health information.

More health systems bundling payments to cut costs

Carolinas HealthCare System is now offering bundled payments for certain heart patients and their employers, in an attempt cut cardiac care costs, reported the Charlotte Business Journal.

Hospital sues thousands of patients who can't pay bills

As a nonprofit hospital, Carolinas Medical Center-Mercy (CMC-Mercy), under Carolinas HealthCare System, receives tax-exemptions to provide charity care and financial assistance. Despite its