VHA-UHC Alliance to be called Vizient

By Adam Rubenfire  |  November 19, 2015

VHA-UHC Alliance NewCo, the company formed following the merger of VHA and UHC hospital networks, has announced its new name.

Rush plans $500 million outpatient tower

By Ally Marotti, Crain's Chicago Business  |  November 19, 2015

Chicago's Rush University Medical Center is planning to build a $500 million outpatient center just east of its main hospital tower, reining in care that is currently strewn across the hospital system's Near West Side campus.

UPMC reaches deal with Highmark on continuing care for members

By Beth Kutscher  |  November 13, 2015

UPMC, which has been seeking to sever ties with insurance giant Highmark, reached an agreement with the health plan Friday on the terms of continuing care for Highmark patients currently being treated at its facilities.

Rush Health appoints new CMO, CIO

By Adam Rubenfire  |  November 09, 2015

Chicago-based Rush Health has appointed two new executives to its C-suite, both effective immediately. Dr. Michael Raymond has been named CMO of the four-hospital academic medical system, and Julie Bonello was appointed CIO, a newly created role.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock exits Medicare's Pioneer ACO program

By Melanie Evans  |  October 20, 2015

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is the latest to pull out of the CMS Innovation Center's Pioneer ACO initiative, Medicare's earliest and most aggressive test of accountable care, which has lost nearly half its initial cohort.

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