May 24, 2017
The Tribune-Review reports about a new postpartum treatment center at West Penn Hospital.
The Philadelphia Inquirer reports about Temple University Hospital’s “baby boxes.”
The Times Herald reports about state Senator Robert Mensch’s "dark" forecast for tough budget decisions.
Community and Economic Impact of Hospitals:
The Post-Gazette reports that UPMC will open a new operations center in Erie, creating 200 jobs.
STAT reports about the future of mobile health technology.
Quality and Patient Safety:
STAT reports that teaching hospitals have lower death rates for older patients.
The New York Times reports about an increase of infections after surgery during summer months.
Healthcare Finance News reports about seldom-used health care price transparency tools.
The Meadville Tribune reports that the Trump Administration’s budget proposes deep cuts to safety net programs.
Modern Healthcare reports that cuts in the Trump Administration’s proposed budget would reduce funding to rural hospitals and rural health services.
The Hill reports, “GOP senators are balking” at the steep cuts to Medicaid in the proposed budget.
The Olean Times Herald reports about concerns expressed by Upper Allegheny Health System about the second version of the House Republican’s American Health Care Act.
LancasterOnline reports that, so far, no insurers have dropped out of Pennsylvania’s marketplace.
Home Health Care News reports about better training as a way to solve the home health care labor shortage.