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Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Ballad Health to collaborate with Harvard Medical School and ETSU on rural health research

Ballad Health announced a collaboration with Harvard Medical School to evaluate hospital competition in rural markets and how services and expenses are affected by rural hospital closures and mergers. ... read more about Ballad Health to collaborate with Harvard Medical School and ETSU on rural health research.

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Ballad Health and Premier, Inc. Execute on First Partnership with Prestige Ameritech to Expand Domestic PPE Production

Ballad Health and Premier Inc. have partnered with 15 leading health systems to acquire a stake in Prestige Ameritech, the largest U.S. manufacturer of face masks, including N95 respirators and surgical masks. ... read more about Ballad Health and Premier, Inc. Execute on First Partnership with Prestige Ameritech to Expand Domestic PPE Production.

Monday, May 25, 2020

Ballad Health to lift certain visitation restrictions beginning May 26

Ballad Health announced today that it will begin lifting some of the visitation restrictions put into place to protect community members, patients and team members from the coronavirus disease 2019 ... read more about Ballad Health to lift certain visitation restrictions beginning May 26.

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Ballad Health joins Premier Inc. to launch new program to invest in innovative domestic manufacturing

Premier, Ballad Health and other major U.S. health systems invest in innovative suppliers, including makers of personal protective equipment (PPE) and other medical commodities. ... read more about Ballad Health joins Premier Inc. to launch new program to invest in innovative domestic manufacturing.

Friday, May 15, 2020

Ballad Health, Niswonger Children’s Hospital, ETSU welcome two distinguished pediatric surgeons

Niswonger Children’s and ETSU announce the recruitment of 2 pediatric surgeons, marking the first time the region will benefit from 3 pediatric surgeons, providing enhanced surgical programs and trauma services for children. ... read more about Ballad Health, Niswonger Children’s Hospital, ETSU welcome two distinguished pediatric surgeons.

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Ballad Health, Ensemble Health Announce Strategic Partnership to Leverage Innovation, Bringing Up to 500 New Jobs to Appalachian Highlands

Bringing up to 500 jobs to the Appalachian Highlands, the partnership will locate a regional service center in the area for the nation’s ‘Best in KLAS’ revenue cycle innovator recently recognized with ‘Top Workplace’ designation. ... read more about Ballad Health, Ensemble Health Announce Strategic Partnership to Leverage Innovation, Bringing Up to 500 New Jobs to Appalachian Highlands.

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Ballad Health Announces Third-Quarter Results

Ballad Health reports national top-decile quality measures, lower cost for patients and improved patient satisfaction in the wake of losses tied to COVID-19. ... read more about Ballad Health Announces Third-Quarter Results.

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Data shows Ballad Health continues delivering higher quality of care

On key quality metrics, Ballad Health has seen improvement, with many measures now demonstrating top-decile performance in the nation. ... read more about Data shows Ballad Health continues delivering higher quality of care.

Friday, April 17, 2020

Ballad Health partners with Mayo Clinic for COVID-19 research study

Ballad Health has announced a partnership with Mayo Clinic to conduct a national coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) research study. ... read more about Ballad Health partners with Mayo Clinic for COVID-19 research study.