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Michelle Rosenfeld

New Parkland Clinic Will Continue Ron Anderson’s Legacy

The new 227,420-square-foot clinic will build on the former CEO’s vision of ensuring health care for the most vulnerable among us.

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UTMC Assists in Response to Tenn. Fires

Fifteen patients affected by the “Chimney Tops 2” fire in Tenn. were taken to the ED at University of Tennessee Medical Center, the area’s only level I trauma center.

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The Importance of Antibiotic Stewardship at Essential Hospitals

Jennifer Pisano, associate medical director of The University of Chicago Medicine’s Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, discusses proper use of antibiotics.

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White House Targets Millennials for Health Coverage

The White House held a summit on increasing health coverage among young adults ahead of the next open enrollment period under the ACA, which begins Nov. 1.

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Antibiotic Resistance: The Biggest Health Threat of Our Time

If left unchecked, antibiotic-resistant infections will kill 10 million people a year and cost the worldwide economy $100 trillion by 2050.

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Association Remembers Former Board Chair Howard Cohen

Cohen, a former hospital administrator at NYC Health + Hospitals and America’s Essential Hospitals board chair in 1995, died Sept. 24 at age 80.

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Pokémon Go Helps Harborview Patients Heal

Pokémon Go, the augmented-reality game, has helped pediatric patients at Seattle’s Harborview Medical Center recover from burn injuries.

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Author Discusses Continued Importance of Essential Hospitals

Essential hospitals strive every day to close the health care equity gap and provide quality care to all, including the most vulnerable. A new book, A Spirit of Charity, highlights the important role these hospitals play in the United States health care system. In the book, Mike King, a reporter for nearly 40 years, profiles

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New Book Highlights Essential Hospitals’ Role in U.S. Health Care System

Public hospitals have always played an important role in the United States health care system and their contributions are emphasized in a new book, A Spirit of Charity. In the book, Mike King, a reporter for nearly 40 years, profiles three members of America’s Essential Hospitals — Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, Parkland Memorial Hospital

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Another Grim Reminder of Essential Hospitals’ Role

On July 25, two teenagers were killed and at least 16 other people were injured in the second mass shooting in Florida this summer.

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Medicaid Expansion Could Be Key to Improving Essential Hospitals’ Margins

Georgetown University and Kaiser Family Foundation studies suggest Medicaid expansion might be key to improving financial outcomes for essential hospitals.

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Orlando Health Responds to Mass Shooting

In the wake of the largest mass shooting in the United States, our thoughts are with our member, Orlando Health, as it treats the victims and keeps their family members informed. Nearly 50 people were killed in an Orlando, Fla., LGBT nightclub on the morning of June 12, and more than 50 more were injured in the attack. Orlando

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The 140-Character HCAHPS Survey?

Nearly all members of America’s Essential Hospitals use social media to reach out to their communities. But social media is a two-way street, and essential hospitals also understand the value of social platforms, such as Twitter, to monitor and respond to patient feedback and use those interactions to improve care and the care experience. The

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Essential Hospitals Prepare for Zika Battle

Essential hospitals in Florida, New York and Texas — the three states with the highest incidences of Zika cases as of March 9 — are working to educate patients and providers about the virus before warmer weather brings the potential for a spike in the number of cases. Florida had the highest number of Zika cases

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Heart Racing this Valentine’s Day? There’s an ICD-10 Code for that.

Flowers, jewelry, heart-shaped cookies — all of these things are associated with Valentine’s Day. But they also could land you in the hospital. After several delays, the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Edition (ICD-10) went into effect in October 2015 and essential hospitals are ready to use the codes this weekend to diagnose your Valentine’s

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Watching the Big Game? Essential Hospitals Are Watching Out for You

Near or far away from the big game, essential hospitals stand ready to treat Super Bowl fans.

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