Archive for the ‘Health Care’ Category

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (June 16-22, 2014)

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

HEALTH CARE

Familiar Face Emerges in LICH Saga; Developer Advances in What Became Long Fight Over Hospital Property.” By Laura Kusisto. Wall Street Journal. June 17, 2014

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (June 9-15, 2014)

Monday, June 16th, 2014

HEALTH CARE

Shifts in Charity Health Care.” Editorial. New York Times. June 9, 2014.

Politics and Policy: Mixed Bag for Health Co-Ops; Many of the Nonprofit Insurers Falling Short of Goals.” By Louise Radnofsky. Wall Street Journal. June 12, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (June 2-8, 2014)

Monday, June 9th, 2014

HEALTH CARE

Opponents of health-care law turn to faith-based nonprofits to cover medical expenses.” By Sandhya Somashekhar. Washington Post. June 6, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (May 26-June 2, 2014)

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

HEALTH CARE

“Hospitals Look to Health Law, Cutting Charity.” By Abby Goodnough. New York Times. May 26, 2014.

Private donors commit $65 million to studying youth concussions; Hollywood executive and New York Giants co-owner Steve Tisch will donate $10 million to a UCLA sports brain injury program, which has been renamed for him.” By Melissa Healy. Los Angeles Times. May 29, 2014.
Related story:
Steven Tisch of the Giants Pledges $10 Million to a Pediatric Neurology Program at UCLA.” By Melanie Grayce West. Wall Street Journal. May 30, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (May 19-25, 2014)

Monday, May 26th, 2014

HEALTH CARE

Sloan Kettering Gets $100 Million Gift; Henry Kravis and His Wife Make Donation to Aid Cancer Research, Treatment.” By Ron Winslow. Wall Street Journal. May 20, 2014.

3-hospital takeover by Partners OK’d; Settlement includes limits on expansion, prices; some doubt it will rein in a giant.” By Liz Kowalczyk. Boston Globe. May 20, 2014.

The End for Long Island College Hospital.” By Anemona Hartocollis. New York Times. May 23, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (May 12-18, 2014)

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

HEALTH CARE

Rural Hospitals Feel Pinch: Financially Strapped Facilities Squeezed Further by Medicare Changes, Dwindling Government Subsidies.” By Valerie Bauerlein. Wall Street Journal. May 12, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (May 5-11, 2014)

Monday, May 12th, 2014

HEALTH CARE

Breaking Down The Hospital Bill Now On Its Way To Malloy.” By Arielle Levin Becker. Hartford Courant. May 9, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (April 21-27, 2014)

Monday, April 28th, 2014

HEALTH CARE

Politics: Health Law Fund-Raising Is Detailed.” By Robert Pear. New York Times. April 21, 2014.

Volunteer Dental Care Popular in Connecticut.” No by-line. Wall Street Journal. April 26, 2014.

Specialty Hospital of Washington could be forced into bankruptcy by creditors.” By Mike DeBonis. Washington Post. April 27, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (March 31-April 6, 2014)

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

HEALTH CARE

Key CT legislator wary of proposed for-profit hospital moratorium.” By Arielle Levin Becker. Connecticut Mirror. April 4, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (March 24-30, 2014)

Monday, March 31st, 2014

HEALTH CARE

During Final Obamacare Push, Conservative Author Sees Little to Celebrate; Fellow at American Enterprise Institute faults steps by the Obama administration to delay parts of the Affordable Care Act, saying they amount to dismantling the program in ways that will make it harder to sustain.” By Charles Ornstein. ProPublica.org, March 25, 2014.

New hospitals acquired in partnership.” By J.R. Reed and Hannah Schwarz. Yale Daily News. March 28, 2014.

How Atlanta’s hospital chiefs earn their millions.” By Carrie Teegardin. Atlanta Journal-Constitution. March 30, 2014.