UC Health nurse tapped by governor for state board
Ruda Jenkins, a registered nurse who is clinical manager for UC Health ’s Air Care& Mobile Care ambulance system, has been appointed to the Ohio Board of Emergency Medical, Fire and Transportation Services by Gov. John Kasich. The board is responsible for licensing and regulating Ohio’s medical transportation services, including helicopters, fixed-wing aircraft and ambulances. “It is an honor to support the men and women who take care of the most critically ill and injured patients in pre-hospital… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 15, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Healthiest Employers 2018: MedCost Benefit Services
The company focuses on participation numbers, total dollar amounts raised for our community involvement campaigns and stories of success that are shared by employees. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
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Healthiest Employers 2018: Progressive Business Media
The company that hoped employees would collectively walk across America once is on pace to quadruple that goal. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
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Central Florida Behavioral Health Network, a One Tampa Bay honoree
CFBHN ’s service area spans from Pasco County in the north, throughout the Tampa Bay area, east through Polk, Highlands and Hardee counties and south from Desoto to Lee counties. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 15, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Crystal Owens Source Type: news

Bristol-Myers Squibb lays off employees in Tampa office
Bristol-Myers Squibb, which came to Tampa in 2014 with such fanfare that Gov. Rick Scott attended the opening, announced it will lay off 69 employees in January 2019. A Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification filed with the state shows the biopharmaceutical company will lay off the employees effective Jan. 31. Employees were given notice on Nov. 14. There are 400 positions total at the site, according to officials. "The decision is consistent with the evolution of the company’s operating… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 15, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Lauren Coffey Source Type: news

Partners open to Lifespan deal despite talks being on hold, sources say
The talks had been occurring at a time of uncertainty in the broader health care market. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 15, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Ohio-based medical facility investor buys Texas Oncology building
The Class A medical office cost roughly $12 million to build and has the capacity to accommodate about 300 patients daily. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 15, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Ryan Salchert Source Type: news

Agency for Community Treatment Services Inc., a One Tampa Bay honoree
The nonprofit offers crisis and residential care, outpatient services and housing, among many other programs. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 15, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Crystal Owens Source Type: news

Lions Eye Institute for Transplant and Research, a One Tampa Bay honoree
In recent years, Lions Eye has gotten the ability to catalog tissue online for surgeons across the country and the world to make an ideal match. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 15, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Pam Huff Source Type: news

TriHealth CEO, Anthem president say collaboration paying off
TriHealth ’s chief executive and the president of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Ohio said today that a value-based health care agreement launched in 2014 has helped boost preventive care for thousands of local patients while lowering costs for employers. “The benefit to employers is their employee s are healthier and more productive, there’s lower absenteeism,” said Mark Clement, CEO of the Cincinnati-based TriHealth hospital system.  “We know there’s a strong correlation between… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 15, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Health care increases reliance on patient apps, technology
Hospital and health care leaders are encouraging the use of mobile devices before, during and after a hospital visit, part a growing recognition how mobile apps and health IT systems can be tools to improve health for individuals and populations. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 15, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

PHC4 report: Mortality and readmission rates continue to drop at Pa. hospitals
A performance report for Pennsylvania hospitals, released Thursday by the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council, showed significant statewide decreases in hospital mortality and readmission rates.   The report, comparing federal fiscal year 2017 results with data from 2012, found substantial decreases in statewide in-hospital mortality rates for nine of the 15 conditions for which mortality ratings are reported, ­ which translates to an estimated 5,308 lives saved.  In addition, readmiss ion… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 15, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: John George Source Type: news

Birth center construction booms at Twin Cities hospitals
Health systems across the Twin Cities have renovated birth centers or opened new ones over the past five years, and Regions Hospital recently broke ground on the largest project yet. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 14, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Katharine Grayson Source Type: news

Ohio State plans to build one garage for new hospital tower, then tear two others down
Ohio State University's Wexner Medical Center plans to build a new parking garage on the land opened up by relocating Cannon Drive as the first in several steps before building an 840-bed hospital tower. After the new garage opens, the North and South Cannon garages will come down to make a footprint for the tower to connect to the James Cancer Hospital. The end result is more parking: 1,870 spaces in the new garage to a combined 1,100 in the old ones, Jay Kasey, OSU senior vice president for admi nistration… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 14, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

Despite million-dollar salaries, Minnesota's top hospital and health system execs are far from the best-paid in the US
Anyone who ’s paid a medical bill can tell you there are bundles of money in health care, especially for the men and women overseeing patient care at the nation's diverse mix of hospitals and health systems. A Business Journals analysis of thousands of payroll records at health care providers throughout the country found wide disparities in what top executives and physicians can earn in a given year, with some hospital and hospital-system CEOs receiving less than $200,000 in total compensation… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 14, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Jeff Jeffrey Source Type: news

Children's CEO Fisher: ‘My gratitude is off the charts’ following cancer recovery
After Michael Fisher was diagnosed with lymphoma in March, the CEO of Cincinnati Children ’s Hospital took a leave of absence to begin cancer treatment. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 14, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

How one OHSU couple's research collided with real life
Their daughter's rare condition led to a research study that may lead to new treatment options. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 14, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

UnitedHealthcare offers up (nearly) free Apple Watch devices as part of wellness program
A UnitedHealthcare corporate-wellness program will now reward participants who take enough steps daily with a nearly-free Apple Watch, the health insurance giant said Wednesday. Employees enrolled in the insurer's Motion program must initially pay shipping fees and taxes for the watch, but will get to keep it if they walk 10,000 steps daily. Participants will earn $4 each day they meet activity requirements if they choose the insurer's "Walk it Off" option. That money can go toward the purchase… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 14, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Katharine Grayson Source Type: news

Former CDC contracting official indicted in 2017 set to be sentenced
Carlos Smiley was a branch chief in the CDC's Office of Acquisition Services. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 14, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: David Allison Source Type: news

KentuckyOne juggles health service providers, deepens U of L ties
All of this happens under the specter of the possible sale of KentuckyOne Health Inc.'s Louisville-area assets as well as a major shakeup at Unversity of Louisville's Health Sciences Campus. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 14, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Chris Larson Source Type: news

Health insurance payments, research opportunities for medical marijuana in NYS
State regulators want to make medical marijuana more accessible, introducing new recommendations designed to cut the cost, expand who can use it, who can approve it for use as well how it can be used for research. The recommendations, many of which focus on deterring self-medication through recreational marijuana use, are included in a second two-year report by the New York State Department of Health on the Compassionate Care Act. The program began in January of 2016 and now includes participation… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 14, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

MaryMed, a formerly suspended cannabis grower, cleared to begin operations
After two years, the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission awarded MaryMed LLC final licensure for its growing and processing operations. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 14, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

Largest Greater Cincinnati Hospitals
ND - not disclosed. NA - not applicable. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
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Hate the gym? You'll love the new exercise guidelines
If schlepping to the gym three times a week seems like a whole lot of work, the U. S. government ’s new exercise guidelines bring good news: It doesn’t matter where you exercise or for how long, it just matters that you keep on moving.  The Department of Health and Human Services’ Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, 2nd Edition say any activity counts. So take a walk around the block while your turkey's in the oven. The guidelines, published Monday in the Journal of the American… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 14, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Anne Stych Source Type: news

Urgent care clinic expanding to Houston 'burbs, plans to hire up to 50
With 12 existing clinic locations across the Houston metro area, Next Level Urgent Care is trying to establish itself in close proximity to wherever people are living and working, according to CEO and medical director Juliet Breeze. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 14, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Chris Mathews Source Type: news

JUUL pulls flavored e-cigs from shelves, shutters social media
JUUL Labs is shutting down its social media accounts and removing non-tobacco, non-menthol flavors of its e-cigarettes from all of its 90,000-plus retail store partners in an effort to curb underage use of its products. Juul said it stopped filling store orders Tuesday for mango, fruit, creme and cucumber pods and will resume sales only to retailers that scan IDs and take other steps to verify a buyer is at least 21, the Associated Press reports. It said it will continue to sell menthol and mint… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 14, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Anne Stych Source Type: news

When hospitals merge, patients often pay more
An analysis conducted for The New York Times shows that mergers have essentially banished competition and raised prices for hospital admissions in most cases, according to an examination of 25 metropolitan areas with the highest rate of consolidation from 2010 through 2013, a peak period for mergers. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 14, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Reed Abelson Source Type: news

Jefferson enters into international partnership to create dual medical degree program
Thomas Jefferson University entered into an agreement this week to create what it is calling the first-ever dual medical degree program that will enable a small group of physicians to practice medicine in both  the United States and the European Union. Under the partnership, medical students at Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Rome could earn a Bachelor of Science degree from Jefferson and Doctor of Medicine degrees from the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University  and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 14, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: John George Source Type: news

(Slideshow) Here are the hospitals and health systems with highest-paid leaders – and how Triad execs rate
Anyone who ’s paid a medical bill can tell you there are bundles of money in health care, especially for the men and women overseeing patient care at the nation's diverse mix of hospitals and health systems. A Business Journals analysis of thousands of payroll records at health care providers throughout the country found wide disparities in what top executives and physicians can earn in a given year, with some hospital and hospital-system CEOs receiving less than $200,000 in total compensation… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 14, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Jeff Jeffrey Source Type: news

St. Louis med tech firm gets $20 million from U.K. investor
Veran Medical Technologies Inc., which has developed devices to diagnose and treat lung cancer patients, has received a $20 million investment from global health care company BTG, based in the United Kingdom. BTG said Tuesday it also has an option to buy Overland-based Veran, exercisable from January 2020. The funding was part of a new focus on advancing lung cancer treatment, BTG said. “We are pleased to enter into this partnership with Veran and support the company’s growth,” Peter Pattison,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 14, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Diana Barr Source Type: news

Special Report: The Denver area's Most Admired CEOs
Fifteen top executives were honored at an event on Nov. 13. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 14, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Jonathan Rose Source Type: news

Most Admired CEO Cheryl Kellond is disrupting health care with 'love'
"The radical idea behind Apostrophe is that we can cut this waste by replacing the complexity, opacity and indifference that plagues the current health insurance experience with simplicity, transparency and love." (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 14, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Jonathan Rose Source Type: news

Silicon Valley Bank's parent snares life sciences investment bank for $280M
The parent company of  Silicon Valley Bank will buy Leerink Partners LLC, a Boston-based investment bank that focuses on the life sciences and health care industries, the companies said Tuesday. Under the deal, Silicon Valley Bank's parent company, Santa Clara-based SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ: SIVB), will pay $280 mil lion in cash for Leerink's parent company, Leerink Holdings LLC. SVB said it also will provide a $60 million "retention pool" for employees that will be be paid over five years. Once… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 14, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Max Stendahl Source Type: news

Cooper to hike minimum wage for health system employees to $15 per hour
Cooper University Health Care announced Tuesday the Camden-based health system it is increasing the minimum wage it pays employees to $15 an hour. The new minimum wage policy will go into effect on Jan.1 and benefit about 750 of Cooper ’s 7,500 employees, a third of whom are Camden residents and over 450 of whom are Camden County residents. “We have an absolute obligation, as the largest employer in both the City of Camden and Camden County, to do the right thing and lead the way on providing… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: John George Source Type: news

40 Under Forty: Georgia Comprehensive Cancer Control Program's Tamira Moon
Moon is a member of the 2018 class of 40 Under Forty honorees. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
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Kaleida Health opens expanded ED at DeGraff
The opening of DeGraff Memorial Hospital ’s $8 million emergency department expansion should “put to bed” any rumors or possibilities of a shutdown at the North Tonawanda hospital. That’s the message from Kaleida Health officials, who on Tuesday morning cut the ribbon for the reopened ED, which will begin accepting patients on Thu rsday. It’s the completion of a yearlong project that saw the relocation and expansion of the emergency operations at the hospital along with a new main entrance.  The… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

40 Under Forty: Consultorio Medico Hispano's Antonio Molina
Molina is a member of the 2018 class of 40 Under Forty honorees. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
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Business of the Year spotlight: Kettering Health Network President Roy Chew (Executive)
As president of Kettering Health Network, Roy Chew oversees one of the Dayton area's most prominent companies. The $1.75 billion business has nearly 9,000 employees across eight hospitals, 11 emergency departments and 120 outpatient facilities in southwest Ohio, making it one of the three largest employers in the region. Leading a health network of this size could seem daunting to some, but Chew takes it in stride. Chew's approach to leadership is threefold: Being a consistent and exemplary model… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: John Bush Source Type: news

Saint Luke's Foundation will build 30 homes near Plaza campus
The Saint Luke ’s Foundation announced plans Tuesday to break ground on 30 new single-family homes in the area surrounding its Country Club Plaza hospital in an effort to revitalize the neighborhood and spur urban renewal.  The neighborhood sits just west of Saint Luke’s Hospital and south of Saint Luke’s Bishop Spencer Place between 44th and 45th streets. The Plaza Heights project comes from Westport Today LLC, which is a subsidiary of the foundation. "This is something totally different… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Lily Lieberman Source Type: news

Shelby Baptist names new chief nursing officer
Brookwood Baptist Health has named Susan Bria as chief nursing officer of Shelby Baptist Medical Center.   Bria has served as interim CNO since May 2018 while continuing her role as director of nursing at Shelby Baptist Medical Center, a position she has held since 2013. "To officially welcome Susan into the role of CNO at Shelby Baptist Medical Center is a natural transition for such a talented te am member,” said Daniel Listi, CEO of Shelby Baptist Medical Center. “Susan has worked in nursing… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

FDA puts Wayne biopharm firm's lead new drug candidate on the fast track
FDA fast track designation was awarded to Palvella Therapeutics' experimental treatment for a rare, inherited and debilitating condition called Pachyonychia congenita. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: John George Source Type: news

Money and medicine: The hospitals and health systems with the best-paid executives in the US
Anyone who ’s paid a medical bill can tell you there are bundles of money in health care, especially for the men and women overseeing patient care at the nation's diverse mix of hospitals and health systems. A Business Journals analysis of thousands of payroll records at health care providers throughout the country found wide disparities in what top executives and physicians can earn in a given year, with some hospital and hospital-system CEOs receiving less than $200,000 in total compensation… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Jeff Jeffrey Source Type: news

Lemieux Foundation gives $5M for UPMC's immunology efforts
The foundation, started by the Pittsburgh Penguins owner and legendary player, has already given $25 million to UPMC for other efforts. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Photos: Northern California hospitals respond to deadly Camp Fire
As California ’s most destructive wildfire continues to tear through the northern parts of the state, Sacramento's regional hospitals are pooling resources to support victims of the Camp Fire. The blaze overwhelmed the town of Paradise on Nov. 8, taking 29 lives, 113,000 acres and 6,713 structures, as of Monda y at 7:45 a.m. Sacramento-region hospitals put out the call for volunteer nurses, including announcements from San Francisco-based Dignity Health that more registered nurse and certified… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Felicia Alvarez Source Type: news

Dentist group buys Fair Oaks Boulevard building for $1.83 million
The eye-catching building that used to house Design Galleria by Valentine at 2280 Fair Oaks Blvd. in Sacramento has a future more in the direction of cavity filling than couture. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 12, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Ben van der Meer Source Type: news

Bucks County Hospital names new president
St. Mary Medical Center named Dr. Lawrence Brilliant as its next president. Brilliant joined the Langhorne hospital in 2015 as its medical director of emergency services. He was promoted to vice president and chief medical officer in early 2017. He will begin his tenure as president on Nov. 19. St. Mary's former president and CEO, James L. Woodward, was named president and CEO of the newly former Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic regional health system in September. Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic combined… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 12, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: John George Source Type: news

Photos: Sacramento area hospitals respond to raging Camp Fire
As California ’s most destructive wildfire continues to tear through the northern parts of the state, Sacramento's regional hospitals are pooling resources to support victims of the Camp Fire. The blaze overwhelmed the town of Paradise on Nov. 8, taking 29 lives, 113,000 acres and 6,713 structures, as of Monda y at 7:45 a.m. Sacramento-region hospitals put out the call for volunteer nurses, including announcements from Dignity Health that more registered nurse and certified nursing assistant volunteers… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 12, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Felicia Alvarez Source Type: news

Money and medicine: St. Louis health care executives rank among the nation's best-paid
Anyone who ’s paid a medical bill can tell you there are bundles of money in health care, especially for the men and women overseeing patient care at the nation's diverse mix of hospitals and health systems. A Business Journals analysis of thousands of payroll records at health care providers throughout the country found wide disparities in what top executives and physicians can earn in a given year, with some hospital and hospital-system CEOs receiving less than $200,000 in total compensation… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 12, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Jeff Jeffrey Source Type: news

Regional hospitals respond to raging Camp Fire
As California ’s most destructive wildfire continues to tear through the northern parts of the state, Sacramento's regional hospitals are pooling resources to support victims of the Camp Fire. The blaze overwhelmed the town of Paradise on Nov. 8, taking 29 lives, 113,000 acres and 6,713 structures, as of Monda y at 7:45 a.m. Sacramento-region hospitals put out the call for volunteer nurses, including announcements from Dignity Health that more registered nurse and certified nursing assistant volunteers… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 12, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Felicia Alvarez Source Type: news

Seattle health care co. considering NM for expansion
The CEO said New Mexico is on the short list because of the demographic makeup and having the reputation of a business-friendly state. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 12, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Ron Davis Source Type: news