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.
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.
Business featured this week: Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Final rules have been issued confirming the employer wellness program changes contained in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
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.
The Pennsylvania Medical Society has appointed Michael Fraser as executive vice president, succeeding Denise Zimmerman.