Today's News Clips

February 25, 2020

Member News:

The Tribune-Democrat reports about the possibility of future upgrades for Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber.

WICU-TV reports about the opening of AHN Saint Vincent Hospital’s new Neuroscience Institute.

The Reading Eagle reports that the Penn State Health St. Joseph Muhlenberg Outpatient Center opened a primary care practice.

Community and Economic Impact of Hospitals:

The Tribune-Review reports that Allegheny Health Network’s Jefferson Hospital recently donated an AED device to a local theater.


The Reading Eagle reports about the expansion of telehealth services by major health care providers in the area. Penn State Health and Tower Heath cited

Quality and Patient Safety:

WTAJ-TV reports that Penn Highlands Clearfield “is providing parents bags with necessities if their child is emergency transferred to UPMC Children’s Hospital.”

National News:

HealthLeaders Media reports about what hospital CFOs plan to invest in this year.

CBS News reports that enforcement of the Trump Administration’s income-based requirements for immigrants has gone into effect.

In a related article, the Fiscal Times also reports about the story.

Health Reform:

The Fiscal Times reports about increasing support from Americans for the Affordable Care Act.


The Philly Voice reports that Philadelphia officials and providers are “drastically increasing” the availability of buprenorphine

Emergency Preparedness:

STAT reports that the World Health Organization is urging countries to prepare for cases of COVID-19.


HealthLeaders Media reports that about 85 percent of hospitals, medical groups, and other providers used locum tenens physicians during 2019.

Becker’s Hospital Review reports about improving executive searches.

Medical News:

Becker’s Hospital Review reports with Americans’ life expectancy ranked by state.

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