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Federation Leaders Named on “Most Influential Physician Executives” List

June 18, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: FAH News

Modern Healthcare Magazine’s most recent edition recognized the 50 most influential Physician Executives and Leaders 2018 and included on the list are two leaders at FAH member companies.

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New Report Shows Cumulative Hospital Cuts Top $218 Billion

June 14, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Affordable Care Act, Financing, Medicaid, Medicare

The cumulative reductions in federal payments to hospitals since 2010 will reach $218.2 billion by 2028, according to a report released today by the health economics consulting firm Dobson | DaVanzo and Associates.

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HCA’s Dr. Jon Perlin Receives Prestigious National Health Care Award

June 14, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: FAH News

Dr. Jonathan Perlin, president, clinical services and chief medical officer at HCA Healthcare received B’nai B’rith International’s 2018 National Healthcare Award on Thursday for a career of service to the medical community and patients in the United States and around the globe.

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Hospitals Improving Patient Safety, but Quality Program Needs Overhaul

June 11, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog team

Category: Quality

Hospitals are dedicated to providing safe care to the communities they serve. They have been working tirelessly to makepatients safer by reducing hospital-acquired infections and it is paying off. But despite the success, some hospitals are still being penalized by a system that doesn’t recognize recent trends in improvement.

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