Tag Archives: Hospital

N.Y. Hospital Conducts Digital Assessments of Patient Interactions

On October 23 at the Health IT Summit in Seattle, sponsored by Healthcare Informatics, Aaron Martin of the Renton, Washington-based Providence St. Joseph Health, shared with attendees his organization’s vision of a digitally connected consumer population—and what he and his colleagues have done to achieve that vision. Martin joined Providence St. Joseph Health—which encompasses 51… Read More »

340B drug program was created to help patients, not boost hospital profits

Enacted more than 25 years ago with bipartisan support, the 340B program was designed to help healthcare safety net providers deliver more affordable outpatient prescription drugs to vulnerable or uninsured patients. These safety net providers include certain hospitals, such as disproportionate share hospitals, or DSH hospitals, and children’s hospitals, as well as federal grantees, such… Read More »

Plymouth hospital in 'pioneering' deal with private health company

A row has broken out over a deal which will see NHS surgeons carrying out operations in a private hospital. It covers all non-urgent orthopaedic surgery at Derriford Hospital, part of University Hospitals Plymouth Trust. A spokesperson for the trust said it was an “innovative” and “pioneering” partnership which would reduce waiting times for patients.… Read More »