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Medical University of South Carolina set $137 million price cap for 4-hospital deal with CHS

MUSC School of Medicine-courtesy MUSC The Medical University of South Carolina has set a price tag for their pending purchase of four hospitals from Community Health Systems subsidiaries, and it’s not small. MUSC has said they would pay up to $ 137 million for the four hospitals they hope to purchase.  Those hospitals include Chester… Read More »

How providers in South Carolina and Texas are overcoming telehealth obstacles

David McSwain, Julie Hall-Barrow, will speak at HIMSS19. The use of telehealth is growing as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services continues to expand reimbursement for its use. But there are still some under-recognized challenges to telehealth adoption, according to Dr. David McSwain, chief medical information officer of the Medical University of South Carolina.… Read More »

South Africa reports successful third-line HIV treatment programme

People with resistance to first- and second-line antiretroviral drugs can still achieve high rates of viral suppression in the first year on third-line regimens according to a South African study published in the January issue of the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. Third-line therapy was defined in the study to be any treatment regimen… Read More »