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Disease has cost Africa 630 million years of ‘healthy life’, according to WHO study

A Ugandan doctor checks a Somali child at an outpatient hospital run by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) in Mogadishu, Somalia. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images) Diseases, disability and early death, resulting from illness, has cost the economy of the African continent’s 54 nations $ 2.4 trillion in annual workforce productivity losses in… Read More »

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 »

Here's what Greenway has to do as a result of the $57.25 million False Claims Act settlement

When Greenway Health settled the False Claims Act and Anti-Kickback charges with the U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday, the electronic health record vendor also committed to what the DOJ called an “innovative” corporate integrity agreement. Keen observers of EHR vendors and False Claims settlements, this being the second in two years, might recall that… Read More »