Posts Tagged ‘Hospital’

Maryland Seeks A New Balance In Its Unique Hospital Payment System

A proposal by the Maryland Hospital Association circulated to policymakers in recent weeks details a plan to shift costs to private payers by raising the rates they pay hospitals by 7 percent over three years while giving sharp discounts to the Medicare program for seniors and the Medicaid program for the poor Article © AHN […]

Florida Politics Creating Bumps On Health Information ‘Highway’

Tallahassee, FL, United States (KaiserHealth) – Dr. Lonnie Draper knows why he wants Tallahassee Memorial Hospital to have an electronic health record system shared with other hospitals and doctors. “A good example is like a case yesterday, where someone is in a motor vehicle accident and they arrive unconscious. We have a driver’s license on […]

Community Hospital In Rural Arizona Finds Innovative Ways To Survive

BISBEE, AZ, United States (KaiserHealth) – Mayor Jack Porter rode up to the sole post office here on a red motorcycle, wearing all black, his long hair tucked under a baseball cap. Getting off, he walked with a slight limp, the only lingering effect of a frightening morning last July when Porter awoke with numbness […]