CPBJ - Health Care http://www.cpbj.com/section/health_care Health Care News Health Care en-us Copyright 2015 Central Penn Business Journal Tue, 03 Mar 2015 07:43:17 EST Tue, 03 Mar 2015 07:43:17 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150302/CPBJ01/150309976&source=RSS Lancaster General Health moves closer to joining University of Pennsylvania Health System Lancaster General Health and the University of Pennsylvania Health System, which in February unveiled a strategic alliance, have signed a letter of intent to explore a deeper partnership. Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:06:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150302/CPBJ01/150309976&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150227/CPBJ01/150229751&source=RSS Newsmakers Health Care Business featured this week Schreiber Pediatric Rehab Center Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:34:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150227/CPBJ01/150229751&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150227/CPBJ01/150229767&source=RSS WellSpan York Hospital opens state-of-the-art helipad WellSpan York Hospital unveiled a helipad today as part of the facility's 50 million emergency department renovation. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:39:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150227/CPBJ01/150229767&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150227/CPBJ01/150229779&source=RSS In brief Summit Health partners with CarePayment on payment program Nonprofit health care system Summit Health has partnered with CarePayment to offer an innovative payment program to patients of Chambersburg Hospital and Waynesboro Hospital. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:09:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150227/CPBJ01/150229779&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150227/CPBJ01/302269997&source=RSS Nursing chiefs Magnet designation 'gold standard' for hospital excellence Of nearly 6,000 hospitals across the United States, about 6 percent of them have earned the Magnet Hospital designation awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:45:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150227/CPBJ01/302269997&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150226/CPBJ01/150229805&source=RSS Report Hershey's mortality rate after pediatric heart surgery compares well to bigger hospitals Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital scored well on a report about pediatric heart surgery released today by the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:53:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150226/CPBJ01/150229805&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150226/CPBJ01/150229828&source=RSS HHS releases re-enrollment 'snapshot' for HealthCare.gov The U. S. Department of Health and Human Services announced yesterday that 4. 17 million consumers re-enrolled or were automatically re-enrolled through the HealthCare. gov platform between Nov. 15 and Feb. 22. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:09:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150226/CPBJ01/150229828&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150226/CPBJ01/150229870&source=RSS Physicians support legislation limiting 'retroactive denials' Dr. Karen Rizzo, president of the Pennsylvania Medical Society, issued a statement Tuesday in support of legislation by state Sen. David Argall R-Schuylkill, Berks that would limit insurers' retroactive denials of health insurance claims. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 15:01:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150226/CPBJ01/150229870&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150225/CPBJ01/150229838&source=RSS 1.05 percent revenue growth proposed for Medicare health and drug plans The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have proposed a 1. 05 percent growth in revenue for the Medicare Advantage and Part D prescription drug programs in 2016. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:36:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150225/CPBJ01/150229838&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150223/CPBJ01/150229912&source=RSS Geisinger Health picks UCLA Health System leader to be new CEO Dr. David T. Feinberg, president of the UCLA Health System and CEO of the UCLA Hospital System in Los Angeles, will become CEO of Geisinger Health System in May, officials announced today. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 13:40:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150223/CPBJ01/150229912&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150223/CPBJ01/150229932&source=RSS 2016 open enrollment period announced for ACA Next year's open enrollment for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act will run from Nov. 1, 2015, through Jan. 31, 2016, giving consumers three full months to shop, the Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services announced in a news release Friday. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:23:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150223/CPBJ01/150229932&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150223/CPBJ01/150229939&source=RSS Dr. Deborah Willwerth named CEO at Heart of Lancaster Dr. Deborah Willwerth has been named chief executive officer of Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center, according to a news release from the hospital today. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:07:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150223/CPBJ01/150229939&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150220/CPBJ01/302209997&source=RSS BeBalanced takes new approach to weight loss Dawn Cutillo spent more than two decades in the health industry and heard the same things all of us did that weight loss is predicated on diet and exercise. Fri, 20 Feb 2015 09:00:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150220/CPBJ01/302209997&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150220/CPBJ01/302209998&source=RSS WellSpan COO talks about trends, new role John M. Porter Jr. had been president of WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital for 30 years, guiding it through its merger with York Township-based WellSpan Health in 2013. Fri, 20 Feb 2015 09:00:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150220/CPBJ01/302209998&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150220/CPBJ01/302209999&source=RSS Investment capital continues to circle the midstate in search of deals Last fall, Harrisburg-based PinnacleHealth System executed on a leasehold interest with a real estate investment trust for six of its nonstrategic medical offices. Fri, 20 Feb 2015 09:00:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150220/CPBJ01/302209999&source=RSS