Temple University Health System, a three-hospital academic medical center in northern Philadelphia, confirmed Tuesday in audited results what it had reported in its unaudited financials released last month—an operating loss for its fiscal 2014, the result of decreasing patient volumes and...
Life and death struggles aren't the only battles raging in emergency departments. There's also the less visible war between doctors' ideals and the challenges of practicing medicine in today's political and economic healthcare environment.
University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, one of the largest academic medical centers in the country, recorded massive gains in its revenue and surpluses last year, while keeping expenses in check.
Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, Vt., has named Eileen Whalen president and COO, effective in January.
Temple University Health System, a three-hospital academic medical center in northern Philadelphia, continues to lose money in its day-to-day operations, the result of lower-than-expected volumes and significant numbers of Medicare and Medicaid patients.
Dr. C. Wright Pinson, CEO of the Vanderbilt Health System in Nashville and deputy vice chancellor for health affairs and associate dean for clinical affairs at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center, discusses federal funding cuts for academic centers, quality-improvement efforts and...
If academic medical centers want to stay relevant and on the cutting edge of healthcare, they will need to build partnerships inside and outside the sector, according to a new report from the Institute of Medicine.
Dr. Herbert Cushing has been named chief medical officer of Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, effective Aug. 18.
Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California has expanded its cardiac surgery services to Torrance (Calif.) Memorial Medical Center, a 377-bed community provider.
New York-Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan has named Dr. Henry Ting its new senior vice president and chief quality officer.
The pending combination of Arizona's only academic medical center with the state's largest not-for-profit hospital system is an early tremor in what may turn into a major shake-up of U.S. academic medicine.
A few academic medical centers have set strict policies to prevent drug and device manufacturers from paying physicians and potentially influencing their teaching and medical decisionmaking. But most teaching hospitals and medical schools continue to receive funding from drug and device companies...