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Sisters of Charity to offer solo doctors cheaper EMR program

The owner of Mercy Medical Center in Canton wants to help some of the estimated 4,000 independent Northeast Ohio doctors manage their practices without becoming hospital employees. The Sisters of Charity Health System recently launched Independent Physician Solutions (IPS), a for-profit subsidiary that offers electronic medical record adoption and other consulting services. The new venture […]

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Ohio hospital CEO says confidential payments were a business strategy

Mercy Medical Center calls them bribes. But in court on Tuesday, Aultman Health Foundation President and Chief Executive Edward Roth defended confidential payments made to nine insurance brokers. Roth said those payments were part of a business strategy to save area businesses money by sharing the results of Aultman Hospital’s cost-cutting measures since the 1980s. […]