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HETT
HETT
September 29-30, 2020
Taking place from 29-30 September 2020, HETT, the UK’s leading healthtech and digital health event, will connect the entire healthtech and digital health ecosystem and be the destination of choice for healthcare organisations looking to adopt and invest in the digital revolution. HETT is a mus...

Australian Healthcare Week
AUSTRALIAN HEALTHCARE WEEK
September 30-01, 2020
Australian Healthcare Week is the largest healthcare event in Australia, bringing together over 7,000 healthcare professionals under the one roof for two days of networking, learning and collaboration. Celebrating our 10th Birthday in 2020, Australian Healthcare Week is returning to the Internationa...

Atrium Health

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Atrium Health, previously Carolinas HealthCare System, one of the nation’s leading and most innovative healthcare organizations, provides a full spectrum of healthcare and wellness programs throughout the Southeast region. Its diverse network of care locations includes academic medical centers, hospitals, freestanding emergency departments, physician practices, surgical and rehabilitation centers, home health agencies, nursing homes and behavioral health centers, as well as hospice and palliative care services.
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Floyd Health System (Floyd) and Atrium Health announced today that the organizations have signed a letter of intent to combine, with the goal of bringing enhanced capabilities and new investments in skills and talent, facilities and technology to the communities served by Floyd. The agreement is subject to regulatory approvals by state authorities and is expected to be completed by the end of 2020. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, Atrium Health is one of the nation’s leading hea...

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Atrium Health, Wake Forest Baptist Health and Wake Forest University are exploring a merger that would create a new academic health system.The three organizations signed a memorandum of understanding to enter exclusive negotiations to explore a partnership that would create a new medical school in Charlotte and create an "expanded research and innovation core" in Winston-Salem. They expect to have a final agreement later this year. The announcement comes just more than a year after mer...
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It’s been almost a year since a group of North Carolina doctors sued Atrium Health to go out on their own. Tryon Medical Partners, the independent practice set up by those doctors, has now opened eight medical clinics in the Charlotte area and today is scheduled to open a $2.8 million gastrointestinal surgery center at its Ballantyne location. The 88 physicians formally left Atrium last Aug. 31 and launched Tryon Medical Partners on Sept. 5. Since then, the practice has been busy establish...
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Atrium Health and Navicent Health have signed the final version of their merger plan. The two health systems signed a letter of intent to merge in February at about the same time North Carolina-based Carolinas HealthCare System unveiled its rebrand as Atrium. The strategic alignment is set to take effect Jan. 1, and the boards for both health systems approved the deal earlier this month. Atrium and Georgia-based Navicent say the alignment will improve access to care in both states and offers an ...
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University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's well-known chief innovation officer, Rasu Shrestha, M.D., is heading to a new gig at Atrium Health. Shrestha will become Atrium's new chief strategy officer, officials announced Tuesday. In the role, Shrestha will be leading enterprise strategy, including planning and tactical direction for Atrium Health's strategic roadmap and lead a "renewed focus on innovation, launching new healthcare inventions, discoveries and ideas to benefit Atri...
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A group of former employees filed a federal class action suit against Atrium Health, accusing the healthcare system of trying to swindle them over health and retirement benefits. The Charlotte Observer reports that Atrium, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, claimed to be an arm of the government to get out of benefits commitments. Specifically, the federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act, known as ERISA, provides protections such as requiring employers to set aside minimum amounts to ...
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North Carolina-based Atrium Health reached a settlement with the Justice Department over what the DOJ called "anticompetitive steering restrictions" in contracts between its providers in the Charlotte metropolitan area and commercial health insurers. Formerly known as Carolinas HealthCare System, Atrium will resolve more than two years of civil antitrust litigation over contract provisions that blocked health insurers from promoting innovative health benefit plans and cost-effective se...
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EVENTS

HETT
HETT
September 29-30, 2020
Taking place from 29-30 September 2020, HETT, the UK’s leading healthtech and digital health event, will connect the entire healthtech and digital health ecosystem and be the destination of choice for healthcare organisations looking to adopt and invest in the digital revolution. HETT is a mus...

Australian Healthcare Week
AUSTRALIAN HEALTHCARE WEEK
September 30-01, 2020
Australian Healthcare Week is the largest healthcare event in Australia, bringing together over 7,000 healthcare professionals under the one roof for two days of networking, learning and collaboration. Celebrating our 10th Birthday in 2020, Australian Healthcare Week is returning to the Internationa...