Tag Archives: hospitals

AHA argues nonprofit hospitals more than make up for lost tax revenue

Dive Brief: Federal tax revenue foregone in 2016 because of the tax-exempt status of nonprofit hospitals totaled $ 9 billion, but those hospitals spent more than 10 times that amount in providing community benefits, according to the American Hospital Association. In a report released Wednesday, AHA said nonprofit hospitals spent nearly $ 44 billion in… Read More »

Delivery robot poised to create efficiencies, save on operational costs for hospitals

Coming soon to a hospital near you: Robots? If Savioke and Swisslog have a say in the matter, then yes, robots. The former, a robotics company, and the latter, a healthcare automation outfit, have teamed together to create a robot they call Relay. Already in use in the hospitality industry, it’s been tested in healthcare… Read More »

Cleveland clinic rebrands newly acquires Florida hospitals, broadens footprint in Sunshine State

Cleveland Clinic has now officially rebranded four hospitals whose acquisition deals recently closed. Indian River Medical Center and Martin Health System leaders met with Cleveland Clinic officials Thursday and they also gathered with caregivers to share their vision for the newly integrated hospitals. THE IMPACT Both acquisitions will broaden Cleveland Clinic’s Florida footprint, as Martin… Read More »

Most hospitals sharing data, but challenges remain, ONC says

Brief Published Dec. 20, 2018 Dive Brief: A majority of hospitals used more than one electronic method to routinely exchange patient care summaries with external organizations in 2017 — 78% to send records and 61% to receive them, a new Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT analysis shows.  Hospitals typically used health information… Read More »