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Hospitals missing opportunity to increase EHR integration

Brief Published March 8, 2019 Dive Brief: Health systems are missing an opportunity to deliver on a potential benefit of consolidation by not aligning their acquisitions with their EHRs, according to a new Health Affairs analysis. Health Affairs reviewed data on 4,720 hospitals from the American Hospital Association survey and IT supplement from 2012 to… Read More »

Medical University of South Carolina completes acquisition of 4 hospitals from Community Health Systems

MUSC School of Medicine-courtesy MUSC The Medical University of South Carolina Hospital Authority has completed its first-ever acquisition of medical facilities with the purchase of four South Carolina hospitals from subsidiaries of Community Health Systems. These hospitals include 82-bed Chester Regional Medical Center, 225-bed Springs Memorial Hospital, 396-bed Carolinas Hospital System and 124-bed Carolinas Hospital… Read More »

Top medic says pressures at hospitals are not just for Christmas

The Clinical Medical Director at Cork University Hospital says it is inconceivable to think that health care staff would be granted extended leave over the Christmas period. Dr Mike O’Connor was speaking on RTE radio following comments from the Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, who called on the Health Service Executive to “properly manage and deploy” resources in… Read More »