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Why a Chinese billionaire is now the biggest investor in CHS

Why a Chinese billionaire is now the biggest investor in CHS

By Dave Barkholz  |  August 20, 2016

Tianqiao Chen, through affiliate Shanda Media, announced last Monday that he had accumulated 11.3 million shares of CHS, or 9.9% of common shares. Then he added another 88,000 CHS shares days later to make it an even 10%.

The trends and news behind this year's list

The trends and news behind this year's list

By David May  |  August 20, 2016

Enduring influence is the central theme for many of the names atop this year's list, Modern Healthcare's 15th annual ranking. Coming in at No. 2 and No. 3 this year are CEOs of two of the nation's largest healthcare systems. The nation's payers are also well represented at the top.

Few docs ready for risk under MACRA

Few docs ready for risk under MACRA

By Shannon Muchmore  |  August 13, 2016

Most physicians are expected to opt for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System, known as MIPS, rather than assume the downside risk of alternative payment models.

Activist investors push healthcare firms to add seasoned leaders to boards

Activist investors push healthcare firms to add seasoned leaders to boards

By Dave Barkholz  |  August 06, 2016

Activist investors in for-profit healthcare firms want seasoned leaders—often drawn from the ranks of former leaders of not-for-profit healthcare systems—to sit on their boards and help those firms navigate today's fast-changing reimbursement environment.

Pushing elderly patients to keep moving

Pushing elderly patients to keep moving

By Anna Gorman  |  August 06, 2016

Despite a growing body of research that shows staying in bed can be harmful to seniors, many hospitals still don't put a high priority on making them walk. But at UAB Hospital-Highland's 26-bed geriatric unit, patients are encouraged to start moving as soon as they arrive.

Hospital execs earn bigger bonuses as value-based care takes hold

Hospital execs earn bigger bonuses as value-based care takes hold

By Joseph Conn  |  August 06, 2016

Modern Healthcare's 36th annual Executive Compensation Survey finds that as executives' compensation continues to soar, more is coming from performance-based payment models that aren't just linked to individual efforts and outcomes, but also the efforts of their organizations.

Fixing the insurance exchanges

Fixing the insurance exchanges

By Bob Herman  |  August 06, 2016

Industry and regulatory fixes to the ACA marketplaces appear inevitable as impatience and insurer losses escalate.

Could Trump loss spur ACA deal with Clinton?

Could Trump loss spur ACA deal with Clinton?

By Harris Meyer  |  August 06, 2016

With Donald Trump's presidential campaign faltering, Republican health policy experts are gaming out Plan B for working with a Hillary Clinton administration to achieve conservative healthcare goals.

Bundled-payment expansion brings providers more risk—and opportunity

Bundled-payment expansion brings providers more risk—and opportunity

By Elizabeth Whitman  |  July 30, 2016

The CMS announced a proposal last week to put three new episodes of care under mandatory experiments with bundled payments, potentially compelling hundreds of additional hospitals into becoming financially accountable for what happens to Medicare patients long after they leave the hospital.

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