CPBJ - Health Care http://www.cpbj.com/section/health_care Health Care News Health Care en-us Copyright 2017 Central Penn Business Journal Sat, 25 Feb 2017 20:19:38 EST Sat, 25 Feb 2017 20:19:38 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170224/CPBJ01/170229889&source=RSS A Conversation with Allison Bates Allison Bates, 35, was promoted to president of Behavioral Health Consultants PC effective Jan. 1. She joined as a post-doctoral psychology resident in 2011 and became a shareholder in 2015. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:46:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170224/CPBJ01/170229889&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170224/CPBJ01/170229890&source=RSS Urgent-care centers make their presence known in midstate Access to medical care that is quick, convenient and affordable is in high demand these days. As urgent-care centers have popped up in Central Pennsylvania over the past decade, patients today have different expectations for a trip to the doctor &#8212 and local doctors are figuring out how to meet them. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:41:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170224/CPBJ01/170229890&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170224/CPBJ01/170229891&source=RSS Healthcare Inside the independent practice Long hours. Extensive reporting requirements. New reimbursement models. These are the challenges independent practicing physicians face behind the scenes of America's complex and costly health care system, according to local physicians. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:38:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170224/CPBJ01/170229891&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170224/CPBJ01/170229895&source=RSS Employers should stay course on ACA compliance, experts say When he ran for president, Donald Trump promised to repeal Obamacare, the law that enacted sweeping changes to the country's health care system. Hours after taking the oath of office on Jan. 20, President Trump signed an executive order taking the first steps toward that goal. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:18:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170224/CPBJ01/170229895&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170223/CPBJ01/170229916&source=RSS Pa. teams with feds to save rural hospitals Pennsylvania has partnered with the federal government to develop a pilot program that aims to defend rural hospitals from the many challenges to their survival. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:38:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170223/CPBJ01/170229916&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170222/CPBJ01/170229920&source=RSS OSS Health names new CEO A midstate orthopedic services provider will be under new leadership starting next month. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 11:24:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170222/CPBJ01/170229920&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170222/CPBJ01/170229925&source=RSS Senior Helpers of Lancaster County expands into Berks County A Lancaster County company that provides care to elderly patients in their homes is expanding its services to Berks County. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 10:54:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170222/CPBJ01/170229925&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170222/CPBJ01/170229946&source=RSS Montco attorney to lead medical marijuana and hemp law committee of state bar A Montgomery County attorney has been appointed co-chair of the newly formed Medical Marijuana and Hemp Law Committee of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:47:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170222/CPBJ01/170229946&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170220/CPBJ01/170229979&source=RSS Lancaster business group on health expands territory, changes name A Lancaster-based group of employers that discuss the cost and quality of health care is expanding its geographic reach and changing its name. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:39:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170220/CPBJ01/170229979&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170220/CPBJ01/170229991&source=RSS Kamal Elliot Once you see a hearing smile, you get hooked Bogged down with business obligations, like crunching numbers and focusing on financing, Kamal Elliot realized she was losing her focus. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:23:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170220/CPBJ01/170229991&source=RSS