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Westchester hospitals’ sale price over $54 million

Westchester, NY-based Sound Shore Medical Center is expected to be acquired by Montefiore Medical Center for only $54 million after the hospital falls more than $200 million into debt. Contributing factors included a disproportionate population of uninsured patients, and a 2011 EMR install that have caused major delays in billing and cash collection.

How electronic medical records can help find high-risk “missing” patients

Johns Hopkins’ public health magazine discusses a population health program that uses risk modeling to help identify pregnant patients with an increased likelihood of going into early labor. The team then delivers the necessary care to help mitigate the risk.

The $2.7 Trillion Medical Bill

The New York Times breaks down the cost variance of a colonoscopy in the US versus other developed nations in a piece that highlights some of the economics driving overall health expenditures in the US.

Mega-contract up for grabs from Department of Health

In England, NHS opens a vendor call for practice solutions to replace the original choices NPfIT approved in 2007. The new program will identify eight practice vendors that UK practices can select from. The program could be worth as much as $2 billion in total health IT spending.

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