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OIG: 25% of Medicare Inpatients ‘Harmed in Hospitals’ Pre-COVID

CEO SUMMARY: This year’s report to Congress on patient harm in hospitals—prepared by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG)—determined that one in four Medicare beneficiaries suffered harm while an inpatient in a hospital. The report garnered little attention outside the he…

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Atrium, Advocate Aurora Merge into $27b System

CEO SUMMARY: Integrated delivery networks continue to consolidate in the U.S., with the latest example being the merger of Atrium Health and Advocate Aurora Health. The deal forms a 67-hospital system across two distinct geographic areas in the Southeast and upper Midwest. IDN mergers raise the…

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Labs Can Team with Employers to Improve Worker Productivity

HEALTHCARE’S ONGOING TRANSFORMATION AND THE EMPHASIS ON VALUE-BASED REIMBURSEMENT are creating a new opportunity for savvy clinical laboratory executives and pathologists. This opportunity is centered around the need of self-insured employers to address the problem of employee presenteeism….

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Amazon Now Interested in Home Testing Services

CEO SUMMARY: In the past year, internet retailing giant Amazon has built sizeable clinical laboratories in the United States and the United Kingdom. Now it has regulatory clearance to sell a molecular COVID-19 test to consumers for home collection. Comments made in the past month by…

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At the Epicenter, Northwell’s COVID-19 Lab Data Adds Value

This is an excerpt of a 3,210-word article in the March 30, 2020 issue of THE DARK REPORT (TDR). The full article is available to members of The Dark Intelligence Group. CEO SUMMARY: This intelligence briefing provides a valuable look inside a …

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Healthcare, Lab Market Trends Central Focus at Executive War College

Powerful forces are at work transforming the U.S. healthcare system and the clinical laboratories that serve it. These forces will be identified and discussed at the upcoming 25th annual Executive War College…

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Vanderbilt Lab Uses Predictive Medicine to Improve Care

> CEO SUMMARY: The integrative diagnostics lab at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center aims to use sophisticated diagnostics to advance the use of precision medicine testing to improve patient care and to do so at an affordable cost. As part of these efforts, the lab staff …

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