May 31, 2019

Around the nation: Kaiser becomes official 'team physician' for Golden State Warriors

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    The NBA on Tuesday announced that Kaiser Permanente will be the "official team physician" for the Golden State Warriors, as part of an expanded partnership between Kaiser and the NBA, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, North Carolina, and the District of Columbia.

    • California: The NBA on Tuesday announced that Kaiser Permanente will be the "official team physician" for the Golden State Warriors, as part of an expanded partnership between Kaiser and the NBA. As team physician, Kaiser will treat members of the Warriors at its Northern California Sports Medicine Center in San Francisco (Gooch, Becker's Hospital Review, 5/29).
    • District of Columbia: Children's National Health System and HSC Health Care System have announced plans to merge and create a comprehensive model for children with rare and complex health conditions. Together, the two will run an acute care hospital and offer subacute and rehabilitation services, outpatient care, and home care (Gilgore, Washington Business Journal, 5/29).
    • North Carolina: Novant Health has named Leslie Barrett as president and CEO. Barrett is currently serving as VP of surgical and anesthesia services at the hospital and will continue to serve in that role while president and CEO. Barrett succeeds Kirsten Royster, who became president and CEO of Novant Health Kernersville Medical Center in January (Joyce, Triad Business Journal, 5/29)

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