Indiana University Health, a 17-hospital system, more than doubled its operating margin in 2014 as it improved its payer mix, treated higher-acuity patients and held down its expense growth.
Modern Healthcare Publisher and Vice President Fawn Lopez received the first-ever Gertrude Crain Award on Friday for her work in business-to-business publishing.
Scripps Health announced its intent to buy an electronic health-record system and a revenue cycle management system from Epic Systems for its 26 clinics and four hospitals across the San Diego area.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence overrode state law and his own anti-drug policies Thursday to authorize a short-term needle-exchange program designed to help contain HIV infections in a rural county where more than six dozen cases have been reported, all of them tied to intravenous drug use.
Economic data suggest certain parts of the labor market, including healthcare, are tightening. That means healthcare organizations may need to raise wages to attract and retain the most qualified workers.
With their overnight vote before adjourning Friday morning, Senate Republicans joined their House counterparts in passing budget blueprints that set the stage for a fierce debate with the White House over the shape of the nation's healthcare system and appropriate levels of taxing and spending.
Premera Blue Cross failed to adequately protect its customers' personal information and notify them of a recent data breach in a timely manner, according to the latest class-action lawsuit filed Thursday against the insurer in federal court in Seattle.
The long-awaited sustainable growth-rate fix that passed the House on Thursday is wired to boost the use of health information technology, even beyond electronic health records.
Technology giant Google and Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon announced they will work together to develop a platform integrating advanced robotic systems, imaging and data analytics.
Henry Ford Health System CEO Nancy Schlichting explains why the Detroit-based integrated system is doing well even as hospital admissions fall.
The barely 2-year-old CommonWell Health Alliance, a group promoting EHR interoperability, is coming of age, demonstrating a new interoperability platform and hiring its first executive director.
There will be no doc fix until at least mid-April. The Senate adjourned for spring break on Friday morning without taking up legislation to permanently repeal Medicare's sustainable growth-rate formula for paying doctors.