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Wexners donate $20M to Nationwide Children's Hospital

Wexners donate $20M to Nationwide Children's Hospital

Abigail Wexner’s family foundation has donated $20 million to a center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital for preventing and recovering from family violence. The Center for Family Safety and Healing formed in 2011 in a merger of the hospital’s Center for Child and Family Advocacy with the Columbus […]

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Milwaukee's Versiti extends reach to Ohio State medical center

Milwaukee's Versiti extends reach to Ohio State medical center

Milwaukee-based Versiti Inc. signed what it says is its largest-ever partnership for supplying blood and blood products with The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. The arrangement with Ohio State Wexner Medical Center represents Versiti’s expansion into a fifth state. Versiti is an affiliation […]

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Here's how DHG thinks recent buy will yield growth, including in health sector

Here's how DHG thinks recent buy will yield growth, including in health sector

Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP, the Triad’s largest accounting firm, stands poised to capitalize on newly obtained data analytics capabilities through the acquisition of JC Griffin, a Fort Worth, Texas company. The primary extension of Charlotte-based DHG that will most immediately see fruit borne from the acquisition is […]

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Bay Area health-care organization reaches $610 million deal to sell four hospitals

Bay Area health-care organization reaches $610 million deal to sell four hospitals

Nonprofit healthcare system Verity Health has reached a potential breakthrough in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings with an agreement to sell four of its six hospitals for $610 million to a group based in Southern California. Two of the four hospitals in Verity Health’s asset purchase agreement […]

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Ambulatory surgery seen as a cost-effective option locally and worldwide

Ambulatory surgery seen as a cost-effective option locally and worldwide

Area ambulatory surgery centers say they, like many of their colleagues around the globe, have seen business growth in recent years. Source link

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Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center appoints new execs as part of leadership shake-up

Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center appoints new execs as part of leadership shake-up

Just a few day after the abrupt departure of a few top executives, Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center has made some new appointments. According to a Jan. 18 press release, the newly appointed executives are: Dr. John Byrne, senior vice president and chief medical officer. He most recently […]

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GIC plans listening sessions, but few changes proposed

GIC plans listening sessions, but few changes proposed

A year after proposed health insurance changes for state employees and retirees prompted “concern, confusion and havoc,” the Group Insurance Commission previewed a 2020 plan design that steers clear of major changes. Source link

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UnitedHealthcare, Techstars to launch startup accelerator later this year

UnitedHealthcare, Techstars to launch startup accelerator later this year

UnitedHealthcare is teaming with Techstars to launch a health care startup accelerator that will select 10 startups to participate in a three-month program later this year. Operated by Boulder, Colo.-based Techstars, the UnitedHealth accelerator seeks to drive new health care innovations “that support payer and care provider […]

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U of L could partner with for-profit hospital chain to take over Jewish Hospital

U of L could partner with for-profit hospital chain to take over Jewish Hospital

University of Louisville President Neeli Bendapudi confirmed that Nashville, Tenn.-based Ardent Health Partners LLC is a potential partner in U of L’s bid to take over Louisville-based KentuckyOne Health Inc.’s assets in the area. Bendapudi made these comments speaking to reporters after a board of trustees meeting […]

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Baptist, LHC Group partnership begets 'tremendous results' in first year

Baptist, LHC Group partnership begets 'tremendous results' in first year

“The way that we projected growth and the change in quality … we’ve tracked better than we had projected.” Source link

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