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Florida hospitals eye new transplant programs

It’s been less than two weeks since Florida jettisoned some long-standing regulations for hospitals, but several facilities across the state are already gearing up to expand medically complex services, such as transplants. For the last two year.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2019

Florida regulators float new rules in hospital wars

Eliminating the certificate of need program for hospitals may have been the easy part, but how to license them in the future may be more complex......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 8th, 2019

Less regulation for Florida hospitals could lead to expansion

Repealing the approval process for new hospitals could lead to more facilities......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 28th, 2019

Critics say new Tennessee legislation could put state"s hospitals at risk

Tennessee lawmakers passed legislation last month that could make it the first state to transform its Medicaid program to a block grant, which Republicans say gives states more control over their health programs......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 24th, 2019

Florida may eliminate certificate of need requirement for new hospitals

A bill now before Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis includes a repeal of the certificate of need (CON) requirement for new hospital construction......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJun 3rd, 2019

Starsky Robotics Tests Self-Driving Truck On Florida Highway

As some technology companies scale back or eliminate their self-driving programs, Starsky Robotics is .....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 20th, 2019

Appeal slashes multimillion-dollar judgment insurance giant owes HCA

Aetna Inc. will pay HCA Healthcare Inc. $64 million less than originally ordered by an arbitrator in a case related to the health system’s Florida hospitals, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing from Aetna's parent company, CVS He.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 8th, 2019

More Valley hospitals beef up residency programs to tackle physician shortage

One Phoenix-area health network i.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 27th, 2019

Cover Story: How South Florida universities raise the bar with new programs for executives

Specialized postgraduate programs share a common goal: equipping students with the tools they need to become more knowledgeable leaders......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 29th, 2019

Inslee wants to shift mental health care out of state hospitals in five years

Inslee wants patients to be served in the community through a combination of smaller, more cost-efficient, state-run programs that will be disbursed throughout the state and private community hospitals......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 11th, 2018

As Medicaid costs soar, these states are trying a new approach

New programs reward hospitals and physician groups that hold down costs by addressing social issues — such as homelessness, lack of transportation and poor nutrition — that can cause and exacerbate health problems......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 13th, 2018

As Medicaid costs soar, these states are trying a new approach

New programs reward hospitals and physician groups that hold down costs by addressing social issues — such as homelessness, lack of transportation and poor nutrition — that can cause and exacerbate health problems......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 13th, 2018

Denver hospital suspends organ-transplant program

One of just four transplant programs in the Rocky Mountain region is putting a temporary stop to all transplant procedures in order to upgrade and rebuild the program. Porter Adventist Hospital officials did not give a time-frame for re-starting .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 3rd, 2018

State regulators issue go-aheads for two hospitals in Venice

The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration issued final orders allowing both Sarasota Memorial Health Care System and Venice Regional Bayfront Health to build new hospitals in southern Sarasota County. The facilities would be only about a co.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 9th, 2018

Florida Hospital: Then, Now, and SOMEDAY

For 110 years, Florida Hospital has been part of the fabric of Orlando, and in 2018, we were chosen again by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation's top hospitals for the comprehensive, compassionate and innovative care we deliver to every com.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 31st, 2018

Orlando Health targets Lake Mary, Orange County for new hospital projects

Orlando Health wants to build more hospitals in Central Florida. The $3.8 billion nonprofit health care provider this month filed certificates of need with the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration for a 90-bed hospital in Orange County an.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 8th, 2018

Visit Florida, governor launch tourism recovery programs for businesses impacted by red tide

The state's tourism marketing organization alongside Gov. Rick Scott have launched programs aimed at assisting businesses impacted by the red algae bloom. On Friday, Visit Florida launched two programs to assist local tourism development boards in Coll.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 17th, 2018

UK warns of higher costs if Brexit talks fail

Higher charges on international credit card payments. Extra taxes on parcels from Europe. More red tape for hospitals that import blood or organs for transplant......»»

Category: topSource: cnnAug 23rd, 2018

Novant Health UVA CEO Maggie Gill exits to run Florida hospitals

Novant Health UVA Health System CEO Maggie Gill has been recruited by Tenet Healthcare to become CEO of Delray Medical Center in Florida. Gill will also be CEO of Tenet’s Palm Beach Group, consisting of five hospitals including Good Samaritan Me.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 24th, 2018

Hospitals fight back against pharma discount program cuts

Hospitals in the region have lost nearly $2 million year to date after changes to a drug discount program for safety net hospitals. Additional proposed changes could cut even more, resulting in reduced funds for community benefit programs......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 12th, 2018

HCA Healthcare pledges $1 million to Hurricane Michael relief

HCA Healthcare is donating $1 million to the American Red Cross to assist those affected by Hurricane Michael. HCA Healthcare has 45 hospitals in Florida, including Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center in Panama City. The hospital sustained signifi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 15th, 2018