Topic: Community Hospitals
Technological advances and a push for better accessibility are changing the hospital’s role as the center of gravity for patient care.
Highmark Health's Allegheny Health Network will invest $1 billion to build new facilities and to renovate existing hospitals.
NYC Health + Hospitals announced it will sue the state over $380 million in disproportionate share hospital payments.
Hospitals can take steps to be better neighbors to the people living around their campuses.
Though drug costs are on the rise, discounts offered through the 340B program are an unlikely factor, according to a new study.
"Neighborhood” hospitals allow St. Vincent to bring acute care services closer to home for the populations it serves.
KLAS Research reports high rates of EMR purchases by community hospitals, while Epic and Cerner roughly split half the overall market share.
Smaller community hospitals may face an uncertain future, with more patients seeking care at larger facilities and funding pools shrinking.
Executives expect Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center’s merger with Lahey Health to result in market share gains and cost decreases.
EHR vendors are turning their attention to an untapped market: Physician practices and small and rural hospitals.