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California earthquakes highlight need to make evacuation decisions quickly

While cybersecurity threatens all hospitals, Mother Nature targets hospitals by region. Snowfall totals in Buffalo make provider access difficult even for a city used to plowing 93.4 inches each winter; hurricanes such as Katrina in New Orleans, flood coastal city hospitals; tornadoes rip out power for hospitals in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and other midwestern states… Read More »

Intermountain spinoff Castell CEO: Providers need nudge en route to value-based care

Salt Lake City-based Intermountain is spinning off a company to focus on helping other providers hasten their movement toward pay-for-performance models. Dubbed Castell, it will be helmed by the health system’s chief operating officer of community-based care, Rajesh Shrestha. Shrestha, who came to Intermountain from Cigna, spoke to Healthcare Dive about how the spinoff can generate revenue,… Read More »