Presence Health CEO Sandra Bruce on merger, Medicaid cuts

Presence Health CEO Sandra Bruce on merger, Medicaid cuts

By Modern Healthcare  |  February 28, 2015

Sandra Bruce, president and CEO of Presence Health, discusses the challenge of merging cultures, increasing diversity in her system's executive ranks, continuous performance improvement and the economic impact of reducing inpatient hospital capacity on communities.

Washington State University med school bill hits snag over reproductive health

By Associated Press  |  February 08, 2015

A widely supported bill to let Washington State University open a medical school in Spokane hit a snag when a Seattle lawmaker asked the school to promise that it would not limit teaching on reproductive health or end-of-life care because of its partnerships with religious hospitals.

DePaul president named board chair at Ascension

DePaul president named board chair at Ascension

By Modern Healthcare  |  January 03, 2015

Rev. Dennis Holtschneider, 52, has been named board chairman for St. Louis-based Ascension, the nation's largest Catholic health system and the largest U.S. private not-for-profit health system.

Impact of Catholic bishops' vote on future merger activity guidelines unclear, for now

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  November 11, 2014

The nation's Roman Catholic bishops voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to pursue revising directives that guide how Catholic health systems merge, acquire or partner with non-Catholic healthcare providers. While the decision's implications for future such partnerships is unclear, the vote has raised...

CHI continues Great Plains expansion

By Rachel Landen  |  August 21, 2014

Catholic Health Initiatives continues to expand its brand across the Great Plains as it inks deals with several local healthcare organizations.

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