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David Snodgrass steps down, Steve Suter new CEO at HMA

| Jul 12, 2017 | Oregon, Washington

David Snodgrass has stepped down as CEO of HMA, which he founded in 1986 with the goal of providing access to high quality health care through self-funded plans. Under Snodgrass, HMS grew to be the one of the nation’s largest third-party healthcare benefits administrators across four states. Snodgrass will stay...[ Read More ]

Alaska Regional Hospital closes new primary care clinic

| Jul 11, 2017 | Alaska

Alaska Regional Hospital has closed its new primary care clinic in Mountain View. While the closure is meant to be temporary, there is no current plan for reopening the clinic. The clinic was opened in December to help drive down the number of unnecessary emergency department visits at Alaska Regional...[ Read More ]

Community health centers receive $4 million in federal grants

| Jul 11, 2017 | Hawaii

Senator Brian Schatz announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is awarding more than $4 million in federal grants to three community health centers in Hawaii. “With the national spotlight on health care, it’s important to remember the critical role community health centers play in providing care...[ Read More ]

Washington's Most Wired hospitals and health systems

| Jul 10, 2017 | Washington

Hospitals & Health Networks and the American Hospital Association released their 2017 Health Care’s Most Wired survey. The survey measures the level of IT adoption in hospitals and health systems. The results show that Most Wired hospitals use patient engagement strategies at a higher percentage than all hospitals. Most Wired...[ Read More ]

Oregon's Most Wired hospitals

| Jul 10, 2017 | Oregon

Hospitals & Health Networks and the American Hospital Association released their 2017 Health Care’s Most Wired survey. The survey measures the level of IT adoption in hospitals and health systems. The results show that Most Wired hospitals use patient engagement strategies at a higher percentage than all hospitals. Most Wired...[ Read More ]

Texas' Most Wired hospitals and health systems

| Jul 10, 2017 | Texas

Hospitals & Health Networks and the American Hospital Association released their 2017 Health Care’s Most Wired survey. The survey measures the level of IT adoption in hospitals and health systems. The results show that Most Wired hospitals use patient engagement strategies at a higher percentage than all hospitals. Most Wired...[ Read More ]