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Lori Wallace Featured in Becker’s Health IT & CIO Review

TOPIC: Publications

“Safety net hospitals—as the name implies—play a critical role in the nation’s health care system by serving low-income, uninsured and medically and socially vulnerable patients regardless of their ability to pay.

Yet because they serve such a high proportion of patients who are uninsured or enrolled in Medicaid (Medi-Cal in California), many safety net hospitals face an uncertain financial future. Such uncertainty results from government funding changes, increased performance and service expectations and rising labor costs.”

Freed consultant Lori Wallace recently wrote an article entitles, “The Impact of Obamacare on Safety Net Hospitals,” that was featured in Becker’s Health IT & CIO Review.

Read the full publication here.