Sherri Tong

President and CEO
Intergro Rehab Services
Orange County Healthcare
Member Since: 2013

I think ABL is a great resource for you to connect with other people in the healthcare industry. It’s a good group of people who are very professional and very knowledgeable.
       

ABL Healthcare Online

Beyond their Round Tables, ABL Members stay connected with each other through the ABL Healthcare Online. This bi-weekly emailed publication provides Member News, Healthcare Industry & Government Trends. And, for those interested in the latest in Healthcare IT Member News and Trends, the ABL Technology Online is also available.

If you would like a complimentary subscription to ABL Online, please email Janet@abl.org

While Members have access to archived issues on the “ABL Members Only” site, below are the Contents of the latest edition.

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February 6, 2018

 

HEALTHCARE & GOVERNMENT – IN BRIEF

  • Bill to Give California More Oversight Over Health Plan Mergers Clears State Assembly
  • States Look at Establishing Their Own Health Insurance Mandates
  • "Right to Try" Act Gains Momentum After President Trump Pitch
  • OC’s Only Needle Exchange Shuts Down; Advocates Fear Increased Disease Transmission

 

HEALTHCARE TRENDS – IN BRIEF
  • Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway & JPMorgan Chase Team Up on Healthcare Venture
  • Apple to Let You Keep Your Medical Records on Your iPhone
  • Mobile Stroke Unit Brings Hospital to Patients
  • Ford Plans to Operate Non-Emergency Healthcare Shuttle Service
  • AI Firm Gets $25M in Deal to Bring Machine Learning to Cancer Pathology

 

UPCOMING ABL HEALTHCARE ROUND TABLES & EVENTS
    • 2/07 – Orange County Round Table
    • 2/08 – East Bay / Bay Area Round Table
    • 2/13 – Silicon Valley Round Table
    • 2/14 – San Francisco / Bay Area Round Table
    • 2/15 – Sacramento Round Table
    • 2/16 – Los Angeles Round Table

GUEST BLOG POST by DAVE SAYEN:   Seema Verma of CMS: With a New Sheriff in Town, Opportunity Calls
MEMBER NEWS – IN BRIEF
  • Welcome New Member! Jarrod DePriest of Maxim Healthcare Services Inc.
  • 24Hr HomeCare Offers Updated Diagnosis-Specific Nutritional Guidebook
  • Alegre Home Care Shares Recent Developments in Dementia Treatment
  • Cigna Increases Company Minimum Wage to $16 an Hour
  • CiminoCare Reports on Funding for Expansion of Assisted Living Waiver Program
  • Covered California Experiences Strong Enrollment for 2018
  • Dignity Health Completes Transaction to Combine Concentra + U.S. HealthWorks
  • ElderConsult Invites All to Dementia Conference 2018
  • GeBBS Healthcare Partners with Continuum Health
  • Gorman Health Group Examines Medicare & Prepares for 2018 Forum
  • Kaiser Permanente Northern California Hospitals Honored for Stroke Care
  • King & Spalding Declared "Practice Group of the Year" + Announces Health-Related Webinars
  • KMD Architects Wins Contract to Design Hawaii State Hospital Facility
  • Maxim Healthcare Services Announces Brand Consolidation
  • Mission Hospice Completes $6 Million Hospice House Campaign
  • Nelson Hardiman Secures Reimbursement for Addiction Treatment Centers
  • On Lok Lifeways Opens Second PACE Center in San Jose
  • OneLegacy Heralds Record-Setting Year in Organ and Cornea Donation
  • Oscar Health Teams with AXA International Employee Benefits
  • Select Data to Address the HH CAHPS Survey’s Impact on Home Health Agencies
  • Share Our Selves Looks Forward to Another Wild & Crazy Taco Night
  • Surgery One CEO Points to Outpatient Care & Bundled Payments Trend
  • The Health Trust Wins "Non-Profit of the Year" Honor

 

TECH MEMBERS’ HEALTHCARE NEWS – IN BRIEF
  • Catasys OnTrak Program Delivers 54% Savings for Health Plans
  • Persimmony Selected by Nurse-Family Partnership & First 5 Riverside/San Bernardino
  • Tanner Research CEO to Present Nutrition Science Workshop in February

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