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Faulkner funds foundation to keep Epic private

By Joseph Conn  |  March 10, 2015

Epic Systems Corp. founder and CEO Judith Faulkner has decided to leave much of her holdings in her privately held company to a specially created charitable foundation that will fund and operate not-for-profits in healthcare and other areas, as well as control her stock in the company.

Prime Healthcare nixes Daughters of Charity deal

By Beth Kutscher  |  March 10, 2015

Prime Healthcare Services is abandoning its bid for Daughters of Charity Health System, citing “onerous and unprecedented conditions” from the California attorney general.

Key justices hard to read in King v. Burwell arguments

By Lisa Schencker  |  March 04, 2015

Justice Anthony Kennedy raised the hopes of the Affordable Care Act's supporters Wednesday by expressing doubts about the premise of the latest legal broadside against the law to reach the U.S. Supreme Court. But plenty of other signals suggested the court could rule either way.

UCLA's Feinberg named Geisinger CEO

By Andis Robeznieks  |  February 23, 2015

Dr. David Feinberg, CEO of the UCLA Hospital System, will become the new president and CEO of the Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger Health System on May 1, replacing Dr. Glenn Steele Jr.

FDA issues endoscope warning following superbug outbreak

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  February 19, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration has issued a general warning to health providers regarding the use of medical endoscopes for complex endoscopic procedures such as the one that led to seven people becoming infected with a superbug bacteria at a Los Angeles hospital. Two of those patients died.

CEO Bardis leaves MedAssets

By Bob Herman  |  February 17, 2015

John Bardis, chairman and CEO of MedAssets, has resigned from the company, effectively immediately, for “personal reasons” related to family health issues, MedAssets said Tuesday.

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber resigns

By Andis Robeznieks  |  February 13, 2015

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, a former emergency medicine physician, has resigned amid allegations he steered consulting contracts toward his fiancee. Kitzhaber has steadfastly denied those allegations.

Courts prove tough crowd for consolidating providers

By Lisa Schencker  |  February 10, 2015

A federal appeals court ruled against Idaho's St. Luke's Health System and delivered another blow to the argument that mergers in the name of high-quality, coordinated care override concerns that dominant players will squash their competitors.

New GOP reform plan rolls back Cadillac tax to win over conservatives

By Paul Demko  |  February 06, 2015

Congressional Republican leaders are hoping to rally their colleagues behind a new repeal-and-replace package for Obamacare. The impetus is the King v. Burwell case that could strike down premium subsidies for millions of Americans and result in political headaches for the GOP.

Partners HealthCare picks internal candidate as new CEO

By Melanie Evans  |  February 05, 2015

Partners HealthCare's incoming CEO Dr. David Torchiana will take control of an organization he describes as “chastened” by the public criticism and a fresh legal rebuke of its planned expansion and is faced with turning around a steep loss in its new health insurance arm.

Hackers breach Anthem; 80M exposed

By Adam Rubenfire  |  February 04, 2015

Hackers infiltrated Anthem's information technology system and gained access to the personal information of about 80 million current and former members. It appears to be by far the largest cyberattack ever disclosed by a healthcare company.

Rulon Stacey resigns after 15 months at Fairview Health

By Paul Demko and Bob Herman  |  February 03, 2015

Rulon Stacey has resigned as CEO of Minneapolis-based Fairview Health Services after just 15 months in the post. Fairview indicated that the departure was due to a combination of professional differences and personal considerations.

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