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NYC will pump hundreds of millions into hospital system

The City of New York will pump hundreds of millions of additional dollars into its beleaguered healthcare system in an attempt to not only keep it operating, but to get it past anticipated difficult times.

HCCI: Prices for care vary widely across country

Some states pay more than twice as much for identical healthcare services than others, raising questions about what each state can do to better control their costs.

Partners boo-boo could cost Massachusetts $160M in Medicare payments

Calculation errors regarding the wages paid by a tiny 19-bed hospital in Massachusetts could wind up having an outsized impact on the Medicare payments given to the other acute care providers statewide, The Boston Globe reported.

CEO from finance sector propels once-struggling Jackson Health into the black

On the hunt for new talent, healthcare increasingly draws from a pool without hospital experience, and now a Miami-Dade hospital network has pulled itself back from the brink after recruiting a retired banker to be its CEO, according to the Miami Herald.

Hospitals must take holistic approach to cutting drug costs

Hospitals seeking to cut costs in relation to their drug expenditures must take a holistic approach regarding how they integrate into the overall delivery of care, according to Pharmacy Times.

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