Tag Archives: Hospitals

Hospitals ban visitors as the flu sweeps the US, killing 13 children and sickening thousands

Hospitals ban visitors as the flu sweeps the US, killing 13 children and sickening thousands 19 states and New York City now have high levels of flu-like activity More than 1,500 cases are confirmed, with at least 13 child deaths, and an unknown number of adult deaths This year, 90% of cases tested by the… Read More »

Court rejects 340B payment cuts in big win for hospitals

Dive Brief: U.S. District Court Judge Rudolph Contreras has decided against the Trump administration in its plan to cut 340B payments for outpatient drugs that took effect in January 2018. Contreras said HHS didn’t have legal authority to reduce payments and sidestepped Congressional authority. The American Hospital Association (AHA), America’s Essential Hospitals (AEH) and the… Read More »

What hospitals need in the age of consumerism: guerrilla marketing

There’s a battle going on between health systems for covered lives. There’s also an internal battle within organizations between keeping the status quo of what has traditionally worked coming up against new, very targeted approaches to gain consumer share. Whether hospitals have a powerhouse brand or a small marketing department, there are distinct advantages in… Read More »