Carolinas HealthCare System more than doubled its operating surplus for the first nine months of the year as it increased its market share, saw an improved payer mix and slowed the growth of labor costs.
State politicians have ramped up the pressure on California Attorney General Kamala Harris to block the sale of the Daughters of Charity Health System to for-profit Prime Healthcare Services.
Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health systems in the U.S., said it will cut up to 1,500 jobs through next month after unexpectedly weak performance in its first quarter.
Hospital leaders struggling to improve the patient experience at their facilities may be able to benefit from insights gleaned from the hospitality industry. Put the customer, or in hospitals' case, the patient, front and center, said a variety of staff at the Marriott World Center in Orlando, Fla.
Karen Rohan, 51, will be president of Aetna, effective Jan. 1.
Members of the National Union of Healthcare Workers are accusing healthcare giant Kaiser Permanente of understaffing its mental-health services, and they're threatening to strike if their issues aren't resolved. Kaiser accuses the union of sullying the system's reputation for its own organizing...
Expanding Medicaid does not appear to have fueled healthcare employment in states that raised eligibility and accepted billions of dollars in additional federal matching funds for their programs under the healthcare reform law.
Twenty-six Pennsylvania state health centers must remain open, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania ruled Thursday, reversing a lower court's decision that allowed the state to move forward with shuttering them.
The rising costs of labor, supplies and other expenses led to a sluggish first nine months of 2014 for Montefiore Health System, as they have for many other health systems this year.
Obamacare's small-business exchanges have largely been a bust in their first year of operations. In the 18 states and the District of Columbia that operated their own marketplaces for employers with fewer than 50 workers, only 76,000 individuals from fewer than 12,000 businesses signed up as of the...
Dr. Penny Wheeler, 56, will be promoted to CEO of the Minneapolis-based system upon the year-end retirement of Kenneth Paulus, who spent five years at the helm.
Healthcare hiring continues to rebound from a slump that slowed, but never halted, job growth. The sector added 24,500 jobs last month and nearly 257,000 jobs during the prior 12 months.