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The San Francisco-based EHR vendor admitted that it took $1 million in kickbacks from opioid makers in a scheme to increase prescriptions.
The new format is designed to facilitate access through a single-entry point.
The model will expand and improve the Primary Children's Hospital care network for Intermountain West, which now serves children in six states.
The two health systems say the stronger ties will help each health system address the care needs of vulnerable populations in Alabama.
Co-CEO Lloyd H. Dean will become the sole CEO at the Catholic health system, which was formed in February 2019 with the $29 billion merger of Dignity Health and CHI.
An investigation determined that some gowns made since September 2018 were produced in unapproved locations with unsanitary conditions.
PSI coordinated with three pharmaceutical manufacturers – Insys, Aegerion, and Alexion – to facilitate paying kickbacks to Medicare patients taking their drugs.
The ruling means the case would not reach the Supreme Court until this fall, at the earliest.
African-Americans treated at non-minority hospitals experienced a 3% decline in mortality each year, compared to no decline in mortality when treated at minority-serving hospitals.
The Dublin, Ohio-based medical supplier said took the action after learning of unsanitary 'environmental conditions' at a plant in China.