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Senior Government Discussion board Hosted By Ascension Well being MSC, May 15, 2014

on Jun 30, 2015 in Good Life

By way of Christi Health was one in every of three well being programs on Monday to grow to be a part of the nation’s largest nonprofit health system. A current webinar held by Day Pitney LLP made me wonder if my earlier put up may have understated the skepticism that should be applied to […]

Primarily based Crittenton Hospital Completes Merger With Ascension Well being

on Jun 10, 2015 in Good Life

Need to get the most recent tales on EHRs, Telemedicine, Big Information, and Knowledge Safety sent straight to your Inbox? It is a prime instance of how cognitive dissonance works, the truth that virtually half of the 1,200 polled in the survey weren’t even conscious of this info shows simply how reluctant many individuals are to even considering new information that may alter their world view. Any new information that might pose a threat to their preconceived notion of how the world works is rapidly dismissed as fantasy, by no means to be thought-about. No longer able to get my ‘information’ from the TELEVISION I turned to alternative sources and this in itself helped me to discover a plethora of data unavailable to me before. Effectively, thank you, cognitive dissonance should be understood as a totally naturally reaction by humans and lots of, many very clever...

Ascension Health Michigan Dissolves Hospital Boards, Creates New Governing Construction

on Jun 4, 2015 in Good Life

Ascension Well being Michigan in Novi, the Michigan footprint of St. Louis-primarily based Ascension, has mixed its previously separate boards of trustees to create a statewide governance construction. Via its Middle for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, the CMS made obtainable 5 completely different payment fashions 4 with totally different degrees of threat from which the 32 Pioneer ACOs could select ( Desk ). To be able to choose the appropriate payment model, Ascension Well being engaged a 3rd social gathering to carry out an ACO risk model analysis for both the Genesys PHO and the Seton Health Alliance. The Edmundson, Missouri-based health system, which boasts 77 hospitals in 23 states, combines its knowledge with a focus on affected person conduct in its communities, which has to date enabled it to drop readmission rates, in response to Ann Hendrich, senior vp and chief high...

Ascension Subsidiary To Buy Michigan Well being Insurer For $50 Million

on May 29, 2015 in Good Life

A subsidiary of St. Louis-based Ascension plans to purchase Sterling Heights-based mostly U.S. Health and Life Insurance coverage Co. for $50 million, according to documents filed with the Michigan Division of Financial and Insurance Services. Editor’s be aware: This story has been updated from an earlier model to clarify the name of the company that is buying U.S. Health and Life Insurance coverage Co. Throughout the previous yr, the board of 290-mattress Crittenton Hospital, the last remaining main nonprofit impartial hospital in Southeast Michigan, has been contemplating gives from greater than 5 native and national health care organizations. Roy Powell, Crittenton’s CEO, mentioned Crittenton and Ascension will instantly begin to enhance several medical areas to increase quantity. Robert Lenihan, Crittenton’s board chairman, mentioned the hospital conducted a...

In Michigan, CHE Trinity Health And Ascension Health Community Come Together In Collectively Health Network

on May 9, 2015 in Good Life

Opponents CHE Trinity Well being Michigan and Ascension Health Michigan not too long ago introduced the Together Well being Network, LLC—a separate and collectively owned, statewide, clinically integrated well being community. As reported in Crain’s Detroit Business on Monday, Crittenton Hospital in Rochester is now formally part of Ascension Health Michigan. Ascension Health is the biggest nonprofit well being system in the U.S. — and a Catholic-affiliated well being system that adheres to the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Providers ( the Directives ). I’ve written in my ongoing sequence right here concerning the risk of letting non secular rules override standards of medical care — requirements each hospital must meet, aside from Catholic-affiliated hospitals. Garza has been asked to take on further nationwide responsibilities for Ascension...