A gunman opened fire at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic on Friday, authorities said, wounding at least four police officers and an unknown number of civilians.
NYC Health and Hospitals' operating loss leaped to $263.6 million during the first quarter of its fiscal year as patient revenue declined and operating expenses edged upwards.
Catholic providers Providence Health & Services and St. Joseph Health System have moved closer to creating a new, single organization that will operate 43 hospitals in six states. The new parent organization will be led by current Providence CEO Dr. Rod Hochman.
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Hospitals in Virginia have lost major ammunition in their push to expand Medicaid. In September they launched a campaign to highlight their influence on the state economy and the need for legislative relief for their financial struggles. But new data suggest fewer are struggling.
Cincinnati-based Mercy Health and Akron, Ohio-based Summa Health will jointly contract for accountable care with health plans under a newly created clinically integrated network with broad geographic reach in the state.
Doctors often prescribe expensive brand-name drugs even when generics would be cheaper and just as effective. Physicians should instead prescribe generics whenever possible, the American College of Physicians recommended this week.
A spike in earnings from Medicaid patient visits did little to soften the blow to Orlando Health's operating margin in its fourth quarter, which was down 85% from the year-ago. The Orlando, Fla.-based not-for-profit saw its operating margin for the entire year rise slightly to 7.7%.
The retail prices of 19 brand-name prescription dermatology medications have increased an average of more than 400% over the past six years, according to a study. Those findings are sure to add support to the growing public discord over the rising cost of drugs.
Texas Health Resources continued to see higher patient volume through the third quarter of 2015, but faced financial challenges from higher expenses, investment losses and changes to the state's Medicaid waiver program.
Molina Healthcare is buying the Medicaid assets of one of Henry Ford Health System's health plans. That news comes a week after the state denied Henry Ford's appeal of new Medicaid contracts.
More than 1.6 million people have selected a health plan through HealthCare.gov in the first three weeks of the current open-enrollment period, according to the latest federal data released Wednesday. But newcomers still represent a minority of those signups.