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CMS to delay star ratings update pending expert panel review

Dive Brief: CMS will hold off on updating the controversial hospital star ratings pending a review from an expert panel, an agency spokesperson confirmed to Healthcare Dive on Friday. CMS is convening a technical panel composed of industry experts to look at the methodology it uses to calculate the ratings and recommend improvements to the… Read More »

Managing Multiple Sclerosis: Treatment Can Delay Future Attacks

January 2019 Print this issue Treatment Can Delay Future Attacks Most of the time, multiple sclerosis, or MS, starts mildly, with unpredictable symptoms that can seem baffling. Without treatment, the disease can worsen to the point that you can’t write, speak, or walk. MS starts when the body’s immune systemThe system that protects your body… Read More »

Dignity, CHI delay merger 1 month

Brief Published Dec. 24, 2018 Dive Brief: San Francisco-based Dignity Health and Englewood, Colorado-based Catholic Health Initiatives said they will delay the closing of their merger by a month to give them time to finalize combining operations, gain certifications and tend to other administrative matters. The union will create a Catholic powerhouse health system, the… Read More »