Nationwide study shows integrated health systems yield marginal increases in quality of care with higher costs for medical services, compared with care delivered by independent hospitals and physician practices. Proponents of health system mergers have argued that consolidation brings higher value care.
JMIR Publications published a study titled “Competition and Integration of US Health Systems in the Post-COVID-19 New Normal: Cross-sectional Survey” in JMIR Formative Research, which reported that the smaller the geographical region in which mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity is pursued, the higher the likelihood that monopolistic tendencies will result.
JMIR Publications recently published “The Science of Learning Health Systems: Scoping Review of Empirical Research” in JMIR Medical Informatics which reported that the development and adoption of a Learning Health System (LHS) has been proposed as a means to address key challenges facing current and future health care systems. Learning Health Systems (LHS) is a concept that seeks to connect a myriad of data and knowledge with clinicians, families, and the patient themselves in a highly sophisticated way that fully supports informed decision making, and forms a continuous cycle of improvement.
Dr. Mary Gospodarowicz, former Medical Director of the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, will co-chair a new The Lancet Commission on cancer and health systems as it examines and makes recommendations to improve global cancer care and health systems.
Hackensack Meridian Health, New Jersey’s largest and most comprehensive health network, is pleased to announce that it has been recognized by NJBIZ in its 2020 Reader Rankings in several key categories, including the top ranking for Best Healthcare System for the third consecutive year.
Baylor Scott & White Health, the largest not-for-profit health system in the state of Texas, today announces two separate academic affiliations: a new affiliation with Baylor College of Medicine and an expanded affiliation with their long-time partner Texas A&M University. Both alliances are aimed at training future clinicians and developing programs that advance high-quality care and healthcare innovation.
Virtual conference will highlight Lean innovations that have helped healthcare organizations plan for, manage and mitigate many aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic
The Mount Sinai Hospital, the flagship hospital of Mount Sinai Health System, was listed among the nation’s top hospitals for care excellence in U.S. News and World Report, marking the fifth straight year the hospital has been listed among the top 20 in the country while landing on the distinctive “Honor Roll” list.
Fitness challenge honors and supports health care heroes at Mount Sinai Health System and Academic Centers Across the Country. Goldman Sachs & Co., Peloton, Discovery, NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations, dtx and Pinterest Support First-Ever Collective Medical Center Campaign.
Mr. Gandhi, who has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Population Health Officer at Mount Sinai since 2015, succeeds Donald Scanlon, who will step down from his position later this year and will assist with the transition.
New name clarifies the key role the hospital plays in the Mount Sinai Health System, honors the community the hospital serves, and reflects the considerable investments that have brought technologically advanced Mount Sinai-level care to the residents of Upper Manhattan, Westchester, New Jersey, and beyond.
Baylor Scott & White Health, the largest not-for-profit health system in Texas, opened its newest full-service hospital today in Austin. Austin, located at 5251 W. U.S. Highway 290, Austin, TX 78735, becomes the System’s first hospital within Austin city limits. In addition to the hospital, a multi-specialty medical clinic will be located on the same campus as part of a comprehensive model of care.