Massachusetts hospital leaders hope the CMS will overlook a miscalculation submitted by a small hospital there that could otherwise cost facilities across the state $160 million. Some experts, however, say the CMS may be reluctant to fix the mistake, out of fairness to other states.
As conversations in healthcare continue to focus on quality, patient safety and a system shifting to value over volume, Modern Healthcare's 12th annual ranking of the 50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders increasingly reflects the industry players charged with making it happen.
Jeff Brown has been named senior VP and CIO of Seattle Children's Hospital. He had served as the interim CIO since April 2015.
Dani Monroe was named chief diversity and inclusion officer at Partners Healthcare.
Expect more acquisitions, joint ventures, affiliations and health plan expansion from U.S. hospitals this year. Executives of some the largest U.S. hospital operators revealed their plans Monday in pitches to investors and analysts in San Francisco.
Hallmark Health System announced it broke off exclusive talks to be acquired by Partners HealthCare after public outcry and legal and regulatory scrutiny left the deal in limbo.
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For an industry that loves to promote the “triple aim” buzz phrase, the U.S. healthcare system often leaves out one important element.
Medicaid losses lead the pack ... and their share of community benefit at not-for-profit hospitals is growing
Most hospitals lose money on every Medicaid patient they treat, and those losses are mounting as millions of Americans gain coverage through state programs that provide insurance to poor residents. But for not-for-profit hospitals, at least, those losses may have one positive side effect.
After vigorously opposing Partners HealthCare's expansion plans, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Lahey Health may merge to create a major rival to the Boston-based giant, the Boston Globe reports.
The complicated financial restructurings that follow not-for-profit hospital consolidations are requiring more advanced skill sets among chief financial officers and are leading to sharply higher pay for them, experts say.
Partners HealthCare reported $29.8 million in operating surplus in its fiscal year's third quarter as its insurance division continued to recover from higher-than-expected medical claims.
MRIs, CT scans and X-rays for low back pain patients dropped by half last year at the UPMC health system in Pittsburgh after doctors started seeing reminders in the electronic health record that such tests can be unnecessary, a move inspired in part by the Choosing Wisely campaign.