Assaults continue despite sanctions at NJ hospital; ICU collaboration can reduce pneumonia mortality;

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> Despite disciplinary action last year by federal authorities, assaults on workers at Bergen Regional Medical Center in Paramus, New Jersey, have continued, according to NorthJersey.com. Article

> Closer collaboration among intensive care unit nurses and physicians can reduce mortality associated with ventilator-associated pneumonia, according to a study presented at the ATS 2016 International Conference. Study announcement

> The University of Michigan will move forward with plans to build a $175 million health center in Brighton as well as $160 million worth of work on its Ann Arbor facilities, according to mlive.com. Article

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> As hospitals continue to look for ways to cut costs and wring more money out of their operations, they may want to explore a revenue cycle management approach, according to RevCycleIntelligence. Article

> The American Hospital Association said it supports the work a federal agency is making in the realm of global payments, but also urge officials to do so with caution. Article

And Finally… Bison for now. Article

 

 

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