Brief Dive Brief: Nonprofit Catholic health system Trinity Health on Tuesday reported a 7.1% increase in revenue to $311 million in the first quarter of its fiscal year 2019, which ended Sept. 30. Trinity had a $20.4 million increase in operating income and finished the quarter at $100.4 million. The operating margin of 2.1% improved on last year's 1.8%. Operating cash flow stayed at almost 8%. The Livonia, Michigan-based health system's expenses increased by 6.7% or $291 million to $4.6 billion. Nearly one-third of those added expenses came from the purchase of MacNeal Hospital and its entities from Tenet Healthcare. The health system also announced Tuesday CEO Richard Gilfillan will step down in June, to be replaced by current Chief Operating Office Michael Slubowski. Dive Insight: Trinity Health said it "continues to undertake targeted efficiency initiatives to improve performance and address unfavorable industry trends," including in the areas … [Read more...] about Trinity Health’s Illinois hospital purchase helps drive revenues
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China is trying to hide a dirty secret in the far northwest corner of the country. What we know about it illustrates how the leadership thinks of China, and how it relates to the rest of the world. Xi Jinping, the president and Communist Party leader, is engaged in a global charm offensive, aided in part by the utter lack of charm emanating from the White House these days. Washington rejects global action on climate change; Beijing claims leadership. Washington seeks me-first trade deals; Xi positions China as the standard bearer for win-win free trade. The U.S. turns inward; China invests billions in infrastructure for a new Silk Road. Most of these moves benefit China, too. Some are primarily self-serving. They boost Chinese influence, provide avenues for the flow of raw materials, and may offer an outlet for excess labor and capital. So when you strip away the smiles and handshakes, the policies often are transactional and nationalistic; in other words, a lot like current U.S. … [Read more...] about As Trump turns the U.S. inward, China is bolstering its international reputation. But then there are the internment camps.
.......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... ..........On March 22, Kelly Asbell had to be hospitalized again. She’s been in a hospital bed ever since.One day earlier, the Valparaiso mother of 10-year-old twins celebrated her 40th birthday – a milestone in her sickly life – by performing 40 acts of kindness for strangers. Kelly Asbell walks with her daughter in the hall at Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago.I shadowed Asbell on her birthday as she delivered fresh tulips to an old woman in a nursing home, dropped off coins at a laundromat, put quarters into candy machines, left toys on a playground and juice boxes at a day care center, among other gestures.ADVERTISEMENT“I wasn’t expected to live past my teenage years,” she told me.At 10, she was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, an inherited … [Read more...] about ‘I feel so blessed to be alive’
Saturday, April 14, 2018 by: JD Heyes Tags: campus insanity, Collapse, college campuses, college students, dysfunctional millenials, grades, intellectual laziness, Ivy League, out of control, profoundly unintellectual, public education, public schools, sheeple, stupid, universities (Natural News) Two veteran academics recently offered their views on the state of higher education today in America, and frankly, their assessments are chilling. As reported by The College Fix, the academics say today’s college students have no time for “intellectual curiosity,” and they are “situationally confused.” What’s more, students’ sexual promiscuity, which appears to be at an all-time high, is about the only aspect of their lives universities refuse to regulate. The sited noted further: Two veteran academics who have diagnosed different plagues in modern higher education have little optimism for young people entering college for the foreseeable … [Read more...] about Professors who have taught college courses for decades say the system is broken as higher ed has become “profoundly unintellectual”
Split View Views Article contents Figures & tables Video Audio Supplementary Data PDF Cite Citation J. Kim; Development of public health in America: ‘Guaranteed Issue’ mandates, Journal of Public Health, Volume 39, Issue 3, 1 September 2017, Pages 433–439, https://doi.org/10.1093/pubmed/fdw055 Download citation file: RIS (Zotero) EndNote BibTex Medlars ProCite RefWorks Reference Manager © 2018 Oxford University Press Close Permissions Share Email Twitter Facebook Navbar Search Filter All All Journals Mobile Microsite Search Term Sign In Register Close search filter All All Journals search input Advanced Search Today, the USA is struggling to balance access to healthcare for all its citizens with constraints of the federal budget and precepts of the US Constitution. This political … [Read more...] about Development of public health in America: ‘Guaranteed Issue’ mandates