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Camp Fire in Northern California destroys Adventist Health Feather River Hospital, patients evacuated

NASA Earth Observatory image of Camp fire by Joshua Stevens A trio of wildfires has devoured tens of thousands of acres and numerous structures in Northern California, killing five people and destroying Adventist Health Feather River Hospital in the town of Paradise. Both the hospital and the town have been leveled by the Camp Fire,… Read More »

Losing patients to other providers can cost some healthcare facilities up to 10 percent of their revenue

Failure to manage referrals and patient leakage can result in a loss of revenue, and a new Fibroblast survey details the extent to which this is true, with 43 percent of health executives saying their organization is losing more than 10 percent of their revenue to patients going elsewhere for care. Meanwhile, 19 percent of… Read More »

These Cholesterol-Reducers May Save Lives. So Why Aren’t Heart Patients Getting Them?

Heart disease runs in Mackenzie Ames’s family. Her grandfather had a fatal heart attack at age 30 while dancing with her grandmother at the Elks Lodge in Bath, N.Y. Her mother had a quadruple bypass when she was 42. When Ms. Ames was just 9 years old, her LDL cholesterol level (the bad kind) was… Read More »