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Jun 3, 2024

Recent Report: Increasing Pressure and Hospital Closures in Rural Healthcare

Broadcast featuring insights from industry experts Michael Topchik and Dr. Lesley Ogden on The Chartis Center for Rural Health's recent report, highlighting escalating challenges and hospital closures in America's rural healthcare system

Recent Report: Increasing Pressure and Hospital Closures in Rural Healthcare

May 13, 2024

News Article: A Doctor at Cigna Said Her Bosses Pressured Her to Review Patients’ Cases Too Quickly. Cigna Threatened to Fire Her

Cigna tracks every minute that its staff doctors spend deciding whether to pay for health care. Dr. Debby Day said her bosses cared more about being fast than being right: “Deny, deny, deny. That’s how you hit your numbers,” Day said...

News Article: A Doctor at Cigna Said Her Bosses Pressured Her to Review Patients’ Cases Too Quickly. Cigna Threatened to Fire Her

May 6, 2024

Recent Report: New York, Alabama, and Mississippi are Top 3 on the At-Risk List for Hospital Closures

A report by the Center for Healthcare Quality and Payment Reform, reveals the 25 states that are facing significant risks of rural hospital closures due to severe financial challenges

Recent Report: New York, Alabama, and Mississippi are Top 3 on the At-Risk List for Hospital Closures

May 30, 2024

Past Event: Recapping Our Successful First Annual Pull-Up For Hunger Event

Read a quick recap covering the success of our first inaugural Pull-Up For Hunger fundraiser where we were able to raise $5,179 to provide 10,358 meals in partnership with The Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank

Past Event: Recapping Our Successful First Annual Pull-Up For Hunger Event

Apr 22, 2024

Upcoming Event: First Annual Pull-Up For Hunger

Join us in the fight against hunger: Pull-up challenge with the SDA Boys Lacrosse Team

Upcoming Event: First Annual Pull-Up For Hunger

Apr 18, 2024

News Article: Rural Americans Are Way More Likely To Die Young. Why?

This article exposes the harsh reality of limited healthcare access in rural America

News Article: Rural Americans Are Way More Likely To Die Young. Why?

Apr 15, 2024

Recent Survey: Healthcare Providers 'Wasted' $10.6B in 2022 Overturning Claims Denials

Survey highlights financial strain and operational delays, urges accountability for Medicare Advantage and commercial plans

Recent Survey: Healthcare Providers  'Wasted' $10.6B in 2022 Overturning Claims Denials

Mar 27, 2024

Upcoming Event: We Are Happy to Be Sponsoring This Year's 2024 TORCH Spring Conference. Meet Us There!

The Texas Organization of Rural & Community Hospitals (TORCH) advocates for rural and community health issues, develops specialized programs and services for rural hospitals, and supports local healthcare access in Texas

Upcoming Event: We Are Happy to Be Sponsoring This Year's 2024 TORCH Spring Conference. Meet Us There!

Mar 13, 2024

Recent Report: Report Warns Over 25% of Louisiana's Rural Hospitals at Risk of Closure

Declining reimbursements, shrinking margins, and staffing shortages threaten vital healthcare safety nets, endangering public health and local economies

Recent Report: Report Warns Over 25% of Louisiana's Rural Hospitals at Risk of Closure

Feb 15, 2024

Sandiola News: Sandiola Signs 8 Independent, Community Hospitals to Its Clinical Documentation Integrity Services and Technology Platform in 2023

Capturing accurate patient acuity not only enhances reimbursement and quality scores but also significantly reduces the likelihood of payor denials. In 2023, the typical Sandiola hospital client successfully recaptured an average of $400,000 in reimbursement

Sandiola News: Sandiola Signs 8 Independent, Community Hospitals to Its Clinical Documentation Integrity Services and Technology Platform in 2023

Mar 11, 2024

News Article: Biden signs $460B spending bill with doc pay bump, delayed DSH cuts and community health funding

Senate clears $460B spending bill, preventing shutdown and providing key healthcare funding boosts

News Article: Biden signs $460B spending bill with doc pay bump, delayed DSH cuts and community health funding

Mar 5, 2024

Recent Report: Rural Hospitals Cut Maternity Services Amid Financial Pressures

Over half lacking labor and delivery care as payment issues force closures

Recent Report: Rural Hospitals Cut Maternity Services Amid Financial Pressures

Feb 22, 2024

Recent Report: Financial Strain Hits Rural Hospitals, A Decade-High Crisis

Chartis report highlights Medicare Advantage's role in escalating rural health challenges

Recent Report: Financial Strain Hits Rural Hospitals,  A Decade-High Crisis

Feb 5, 2024

Recent Report: Over Half of Rural Hospitals Cease Maternity Services

Financial struggles force rural hospitals to halt Labor and delivery care, increasing risks for pregnant women

Recent Report: Over Half of Rural Hospitals Cease Maternity Services

Jan 28, 2024

News Article: Crisis in Rural Healthcare

Surge in hospital closures threatens patient care and exposes financial struggles

News Article: Crisis in Rural Healthcare

Jan 16, 2024

Sandiola News: Happy to Announce Our End of Year Donation

5,000 meals provided to San Diego families in need

Sandiola News: Happy to Announce Our End of Year Donation
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