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JAMA study estimates that 35% of excess deaths during pandemic's early months were tied to causes other than COVID-19.
Barsoum will lead HOPCo's efforts to transition and align stakeholders in the ongoing shift from volume-based to value-based care.
Financial woes for the nation's hospitals are worsening as the coronavirus pandemic continues to surge.
Bayfront is one of several hospitals that CHS said it would sell as part of a years-long effort to shed about $1.6 billion in debt.
Trump claims "BIG VICTORY for patients." The plaintiffs, led by the American Hospital Association, will appeal the ruling.
Regulatory reductions are expected to save providers $6.6 billion and 42 million unnecessary burden hours through 2021.
The emergency declaration is scheduled to expire on July 25, but hospitals say the status should be extended until key metrics are met.
Compared with patients hospitalized in urban areas, the study found that the risk of death was 21% higher for patients hospitalized in small towns.
The announcement comes three weeks after Michigan-based Beaumont and Ohio's Summa Health called off their merger.
Concerns have been raised that fear of coronavirus contagion has led patients to delay essential and even emergency care.