Health Care

Jun 13, 2013

Pa. medical malpractice suits on the decline

Medical malpractice lawsuits filed in Pennsylvania declined nearly 45 percent over the past 10 years, according to a report from the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts.

Jun 11, 2013

Vibra Healthcare completes acquisition of Complex Care Hospital in Idaho

Lower Allen Township-based Vibra Healthcare LLC announced today the completion of its acquisition of the Complex Care Hospital of Idaho, which has been renamed the Vibra Hospital of Boise.

Jun 7, 2013

Newsmakers: Associations

Business featured this week: Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association

Jun 7, 2013


Businesses featured this week Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott LLC , National Council for Behavioral Health, Pennsylvania Bar Association Commission on Women in the Profession, Pennsylvania Department of Aging, Pepper Hamilton LLP, Saul Ewing LLP, Site Design Concepts Inc., Susquehanna Greenway Partnership, WellSpan Health, York County Economic Alliance

Jun 6, 2013

Lancaster County Business Group on Health gets implementation grant

The Lancaster County Business Group on Health was one of five coalitions across the nation awarded $100,000 grants by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and United Health Foundation.

Jun 5, 2013

Good Samaritan Health System seeks strategic alliance

The hospital and health system world has been buzzing with acquisitions and alliances in recent years, and The Good Samaritan Health System in Lebanon County has decided to join the trend.

May 31, 2013

York-based health group gets $1M grant

The South Central Pa. branch of Aligning Forces for Quality has been awarded a $1 million grant to be used over the next two years for the final phase of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's AF4Q initiative.

May 31, 2013

In brief: HHS: EHRs reach ‘tipping point’

More than half of U.S. physicians and other eligible health care providers have received an incentive payment for adopting, implementing, upgrading or meaningfully using an electronic health record, according to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.

May 30, 2013

Health Management Associates adopts shareholder rights plan

With a shareholder of 14.5 percent of its outstanding common stock signaling interest in bigger things, Health Management Associates Inc. has adopted a shareholder rights plan.

May 30, 2013

Final rules issued on wellness incentive programs

Final rules have been issued confirming the employer wellness program changes contained in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

May 29, 2013

Health Management Associates makes local, corporate personnel changes

The leader of Health Management Associates Inc. has announced his retirement, and a Lancaster County facility that is part of the for-profit hospital chain is getting a new administrator.

May 29, 2013

Pa. Medical Society appoints executive vice president

The Pennsylvania Medical Society has appointed Michael Fraser as executive vice president, succeeding Denise Zimmerman.