The bulk of the expected sale proceeds from Cedar Haven Nursing Home in Lebanon County is expected to go to fix the county's ailing pension fund.
Pennsylvania insurers have requested rate increases of up to 26 percent for some individual and small-group plans starting Jan. 1, 2015, according to regulatory filings with the Pennsylvania Insurance Department.
Susquehanna Township-based insurer Capital BlueCross has launched a regional accountable care arrangement with St. Luke's University Health Network, a nonprofit based in Lehigh County and serving southeastern Pennsylvania and part of New Jersey.
Physician practices affiliated with Memorial Hospital of York were affected by a data breach at the hospital's parent company, a company spokeswoman confirmed this morning.
York-based WellSpan Health, the region's largest health care system, is joining several of its peers with a new policy of not hiring new employees who use tobacco or nicotine products.
WellSpan Health and York County Community Foundation are working together on a new fund designed to encourage emergency medical services providers in York County "to work toward a more coordinated, regional EMS system that effectively meets the needs of York County communities."
The state Department of Health is changing how it handles responses to environmental health concerns and complaints specifically related to Marcellus Shale drilling.
1:15 p.m. update: Community Health Systems Inc. hospitals in Lancaster and Cumberland counties were not included in a data breach that affected approximately 4.5 million CHS patients, a local spokeswoman said.
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James Bramson, DDS, is chief dental officer of United Concordia Cos. Inc. In his first practice, he was one of three dentists in an entire county in Iowa.
To understand why Hanover Hospital is the only health care facility in the midstate that has not merged with another health care organization is to understand the Hanover area.
Giant Food Stores LLC hired its first in-store nutritionist in 2005.