As hospital margins on traditional fee-for-service Medicare patients plunged deeper into the red, cost-cutting at hospitals has allowed many to make up those losses from their commercially insured clientele.
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.
The 17 IT companies that made the pledge include Allscripts, Athenahealth, Cerner Corp., Epic Systems and Meditech. They provide record systems to 90% of U.S. hospitals. Providers include Ascension, Geisinger, HCA, Intermountain and Kaiser Permanente.
Lori Herndon, who began her career at AtlantiCare more than three decades ago as a nurse, will succeed David Tilton as president and CEO of the New Jersey subsidiary of Geisinger Health System.
When Salt Lake City residents search the Web for physician reviews, they're likely to come across a set of ratings from an unlikely source: the University of Utah Health Care's website. But in the three years since UUHC moved to systemwide public reviews, measures of patient satisfaction have...
Big insurance mergers, the evolution of the nation's delivery systems, the direction of drug and device regulation—these are some of the more important issues we'll be covering this year, and they drove our decisions on which people to watch in 2016.
Geisinger Health System is benefiting from acquisitions and a focus on high-acuity service lines, but the group still saw its expenses outpace revenue in its fiscal first quarter.
HHS' partnership this month with OptumLabs is likely to add momentum to the push to use big data to lower healthcare costs and improve the quality of care delivery.
In 2010, Humana shelled out nearly $800 million for occupational and urgent-care provider Concentra, starting a small wave of insurers buying providers. But it turns out insurers are more interested in striking new types of contracts with providers than owning them.
New York's experiment to better coordinate care for low-income and disabled state residents who are dually eligible for Medicaid and Medicare is losing hundreds of beneficiaries.
Diabetic patients are a popular target population for health systems that hope to improve patients' health with better care coordination and closer management. But new data from the research collaborative OptumLabs suggest diabetes management can be too aggressive.
Dr. David Feinberg, who succeeded Dr. Glenn Steele as president and CEO of Geisinger Health System, discusses his system's genetic research program, the challenges of managing the health of Medicaid patients and how he plans to make Geisinger more patient-centered.