In This Issue
Adam C. Hawk, MBA, MPT
Oneida D. DeLuca
Birchwood Consulting Group
Columbia, PA 17512-9222
Rodney E. Drawbaugh, FACHE
York, PA 17403-3676
Call for Nominations!
|SAVE THE DATE!
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at the Crowne Plaza, Reading, PA featuring panel discussions on:
- Strategic Marketing: Winning the Battle for Markets and Share
- Bending the Execution Curve: Implementing Successful Change in Hospitals and Healthcare Systems
- Acheiving the Triple Aim in Healthcare
- Diversity and Inclusion
PinnacleHealth plans to build hospital in Hampden Twp.
PinnacleHealth System is based in Harrisburg, but it made clear Tuesday that it considers Cumberland County part of its home turf — even though the county already has two hospitals. Read More
Report: Highmark must spend more than $475M on hospital
The $475 million commitment made by Highmark Inc. to bail out the West Penn Allegheny Health System is not going to be enough to turn it around, according to a new report from Moody's Investors Service. Read More
Experts Talk About Local Impact Of Obama’s Health Care Law
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - The US Supreme Court could rule as early as today on whether all or part of President Obama’s healthcare law passes constitutional muster. Read More
Capital BlueCross, PinnacleHealth collaborate to improve health care quality and patient satisfaction
HARRISBURG, Pa., June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital BlueCross and PinnacleHealth System today announced the formation of an innovative alliance designed to enhance care coordination, improve patient satisfaction and reduce health care expenses. This collaboration, known as an Accountable Care Arrangement (ACA), is one of the first of its kind between an integrated health care system and health insurer in Pennsylvania.
Source: PR Newswire (http://s.tt/1elRN) Read More