Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health and Elliot Health System, both in New Hampshire, announced Friday that they had decided to end their latest round of discussions, which began in May 2016. The two systems engaged in talks for most of 2015.
The University of Pennsylvania Health System plans to extend its reach into New Jersey by acquiring Princeton HealthCare System, the two hospital groups said this week.
Dr. Andrew Ziskind, an interventional cardiologist who most recently oversaw physician performance improvement efforts for Huron Consulting, will lead Premier's strategy to help train a new generation to work under population health and alternative payment models.
About 425 Southcoast Health physicians in New Bedford, Mass., have opted to leave the physician network of Tufts Medical Center in Boston after merger plans with another system fell through.
UPMC health system announced Thursday it has partnered with Ireland's largest private healthcare system to build a new cancer therapy center in Cork.
The operating margin at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center—the prominent, high-priced academic medical center in Los Angeles—stayed well above industry norms last year mostly because of higher admissions.
Industry experts say the Obama administration's decision to lift a ban on importing Cuban pharmaceuticals and collaborating with the nation's researchers could bring the nation's cheaper, reputable medicines to the U.S. The move could give American researchers the chance to study Cuba's care...
The Massachusetts Association of Health Plans, a lobbying group that represents 17 health plans, has urged state regulators to reject a $1 billion expansion of Boston Children's Hospital.
After receiving a text from her husband informing her of a train accident in Hoboken, N.J., Dr. Meika Roberson, chief medical officer at Hoboken University Medical Center, called the hospital's head of security and then launched into the hospital's disaster plan.
Mayo is built to let doctors be doctors and has been ahead of the curve in studying how to measure and reward value in healthcare. But it isn't immune to physician burnout and the pressure to reduce costs and adopt value-based payment models.
The Cleveland Clinic will expand its services into Europe with its proposed plans for a hospital located in central London.
The opening of UC San Diego Health's new $943 million hospital later this year—the first new hospital in San Diego County completed since 2012—will bring cutting-edge technology for cancer treatment and other specialty care while also stirring up competition in the market.