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Appalachian Regional Healthcare rolls out tele-ICU across 12 hospitals

Lexington, Kentucky-based Appalachian Regional Healthcare is deploying new tele-ICU capabilities across all of its dozen hospitals in Kentucky and West Virginia. WHY IT MATTERSWorking in partnership with vendor Advanced ICU Care, which provides telemedicine technology and services, the health system kicked off the implementation this week at Hazard ARH Regional Medical Center in Kentucky, with… Read More »

Court rejects 340B payment cuts in big win for hospitals

Dive Brief: U.S. District Court Judge Rudolph Contreras has decided against the Trump administration in its plan to cut 340B payments for outpatient drugs that took effect in January 2018. Contreras said HHS didn’t have legal authority to reduce payments and sidestepped Congressional authority. The American Hospital Association (AHA), America’s Essential Hospitals (AEH) and the… Read More »

Don't count on stock market to keep hospitals afloat, report warns

Dive Brief: Hospitals shouldn’t rely on the stock market to buoy balance sheets and should find ways to provide care more cost-efficiently before the next economic downturn, a new Juniper Advisory analysis warns. The investment banking firm reviewed audits from 90 independent hospitals in California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Ohio, Texas and Wisconsin. The average… Read More »