Stanford (Calif.) Health Care announced today it has completed its merger with ValleyCare Health System, a single-hospital system in Pleasanton, Calif.
Diagnostic errors may be an overlooked factor in the battle to drive down the unnecessary use of antibiotics. In nearly every case where an initial diagnosis was undetermined or wrong, according to a new study, patients were given antibiotics they didn't need.
Tufts Medical Center and Boston Medical Center have backed off from their proposed merger. The two academic medical centers announced in December that they would explore a deal, which state regulators said would "constitute a significant change" in the Boston market.
It's a tough challenge to engage academic physicians in managing the health of an enrolled patient population.
The University of Chicago Medical Center and the National Nurses United union have reached a tentative agreement that will avert strikes scheduled for Thursday.
Lancaster (Pa.) General Health, a single-hospital system about 70 miles west of Philadelphia, will become a part of the University of Pennsylvania Health System.
Modern Healthcare spoke with Dr. Dan Rahn about how Medicaid expansion has affected his center, the uncertain political prospects for preserving the expansion, and how his state is working to increase the number of primary-care physicians.
Dr. Dan Rahn, chancellor of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, discusses how Arkansas' Medicaid expansion has affected his medical center, the uncertain political prospects for preserving the expansion, and how his state is working to increase the number of primary-care physicians.
More than 6,400 registered nurses are expected to strike next week at the University of Chicago Medical Center and eight hospitals in California to highlight what they say are their concerns about staffing and patient care. But hospital officials say money is the real issue.
Six months after its merger with Cadence Health, Chicago-based Northwestern Memorial HealthCare is reporting improved second-quarter operating earnings, though its total surplus declined.
Joe Landsman, president and CEO of the University of Tennessee Medical Center, discusses his system's work on developing clinical pathways, how academic centers can compete with other hospitals and the prospects for Medicaid expansion in Tennessee.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is considering the addition of a new layer to its faculty tenure-renewal process, but it also plans to keep its current system of renewing faculty appointments every seven years,