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Jackson plans $830 million overhaul

Jackson Health System, a six-hospital network based in Miami, FL, is asking local taxpayers to foot the bill for an $830 million overhaul. The money would come from a proposed increase in property tax on Miami-Dade residents and would pay for building repairs, new elevators, room renovations, and $130 million in new software for the health system.

Hopkins, Walgreens partner on East Baltimore pharmacy

Walgreens is opening a new location in East Baltimore in partnership with Johns Hopkins Medicine that will be used to pilot new health products and services, including in-store clinics capable of providing urgent, non-emergency care.

Lost piece of thumb drive contained thousands of patient records

A practice in Nebraska is notifying more than 2,000 patients that their medical records may have been exposed after a physician loses an unencrypted thumb drive.

Pa. hospital sued over uninsured man’s 2011 death

In Pittsburgh, UPMC-Mercy is sued along with four doctors for failing to operate on a patient with diverticulitis over 15 months of treatment, allegedly because he did not have insurance, a fact that was noted in his medical record.

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  1. I am fascinated about the triple whammy they are attempting to put on the Florida citizens.

    First, their Federal taxes cover HITECH, then the Fl taxes cover elevators and software, and finally, their care does not improve and they are charged more (since neither outcomes nor costs have improved with HIT).







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