Children's hospitals seek drug-cost savings through 340B participation
- Safety Net Provider Leverages 340B Program for Healthier Patients and Revenues. Bancroft, Peter; Marcotte, Andrea // Healthcare Cost Containment;Aug2015, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p5
The article reports on implementation of the 340B Drug Pricing Program by the health center WellOne Primary Medical and Dental Care in Pascoag, Rhode Island. Topics include the center collaborating with a pharmacy retail chain to provide outpatient drugs at lower prices, operating revenue of the...
- Mercy to break ground on Hiawatha medical park. // Corridor Business Journal;8/3/2015, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p7
The article reports that groundbreaking ceremony for Mercy Medical Center at Hiawatha Medical Park will be held on August 5, 2015 which will consist an outpatient surgery center and presents views of Tim Charles, chief executive officer at Mercy, on increased demand for accessible care.
- Passing the Baton: A Grounded Practical Theory of Handoff Communication Between Multidisciplinary Providers in Two Department of Veterans Affairs Outpatient Settings. Koenig, Christopher; Maguen, Shira; Daley, Aaron; Cohen, Greg; Seal, Karen // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Jan2013, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p41
BACKGROUND: Handoffs are communication processes that enact the transfer of responsibility between providers across clinical settings. Prior research on handoff communication has focused on inpatient settings between provider teams and has emphasized patient safety. This study examines handoff...
- Health News. // South County Journal;12/26/2012, Vol. 47 Issue 52, pB8
The article offers information on several health programs offered by U.S.-based St. Anthony's Medical Center related to medical care of society.
- Maximize savings with the 340B Prime Vendor Program. England, Mary Ellen // Pharmacy Today;Oct2010, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p64
The article offers information on the 340B drug pricing program and the prime vendor program (PVP) in the U.S. It says that the programs have provided cost savings to outpatient medications of eligible hospitals and health care facilities in the country. It also discusses the extended advantages...
- Merger talks cease in Ohio. Jaklevic, Mary Chris // Modern Healthcare;4/10/95, Vol. 25 Issue 15, p24
Reports on the cessation of merger talks between Children's Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati and Children's Medical Center of Dayton. Set up of a joint integration committee by the two Ohio hospitals to make recommendations on the planned merger; Barriers to the deal; Possibility of the...
- Pediatric Hospital Reflects Nature Themes on Each Floor. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;11/19/2014 City Scoop Stamford, p1
Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York
- One in 20 US adults affected by erroneous outpatient diagnoses. Byrne, Jen; Shafer, Emily // Infectious Disease News;May2014, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p50
The article reports that more than five percent of adults in the U.S. are affected by diagnostic errors in routine outpatient care, according to recent findings.
- Three codes introduced for observation. Stantz, Renee // Medical Economics;2/25/2011, Vol. 88 Issue 4, p72
The article provides an answer to a question about the different changes to the codes for outpatient care services in the U.S. which are included in the 2011 Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codebook.