Covered California enrollees will see premiums increase 4% in 2016, exchange officials said Monday. The increase is actually slightly less than the 4.2% jump consumers experienced between 2014 and 2015.
Capella Healthcare, the privately held, Franklin, Tenn.-based chain, will be sold to a real estate investment trust in a $900 million deal. As more care moves to the outpatient setting, hospitals are hoping to find value in their bloated real estate portfolios.
A list of the nation's 20 largest medical schools — 10 allopathic and 10 osteopathic — ranked by total active enrollment for the 2014-15 school year.
NYU Hospitals Center has applied for a full-asset merger with Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn as it continues to hunt for more deals around the city.
Louisiana Health Cooperative, the state's not-for-profit health plan created by the Affordable Care Act, will close by the end of the year. It is the second co-op casualty, and a sign that many other co-ops are on life support.
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush called last week for a “phase out” of Medicare, which he said is not fiscally sustainable. But his statement contradicted a recent report showing that the fiscal future of Medicare's hospital trust has improved.
Publicly traded hospital companies this week will face a high bar to beat last year's results when they report second-quarter earnings. It was in the second quarter of 2014 when chains began to see gains from the ACA's insurance expansion, an uplift that continued the rest of the year.
A new report released Monday by the Washington, D.C.-based Bipartisan Policy Center found that $1.5 trillion invested in research and development over the past 20 years resulted in fewer drugs actually going to market compared to the 1950s.
Could a patient personality test help clinicians improve medication and treatment compliance? Los Angeles-based startup Frame Health is testing that approach at Kaiser Permanente.
The UT Southwestern Medical Center is on a roll. Last year, it expanded its presence in the fast-growing Dallas market by opening an $800 million hospital complex. President Dr. Daniel Podolsky discusses the system's expansion plans and technology's role in process improvement.