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Northwell Health, NYC Health + Hospitals open new $47.7 million joint lab to help hospitals focus on emergency testing, cut costs

Michael Dowling with the Northwell Health Labs team at the opening of a $ 47.7 million shared, centralized laboratory in Little Neck, Queens. Credit Northwell Health. A joint project between the largest private employer in New York State, Northwell Health, and NYC Health + Hospitals, the largest public health system in the country, came to… Read More »

Emergency department visits by uninsured patients drop in Illinois after Medicaid expansion

New research adds to a growing body of evidence suggesting that the expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act helps low-income families rely less on emergency department visits for medical care, thereby cutting down on unnecessary utilization. In Illinois between 2009 and 2015, according to the abstract, Medicaid expansion was associated with a significant… Read More »