Ascension CEO Anthony Tersigni shrugs off pending and possible deals between large insurers. The system, he says, is preparing to take on risk itself for self-insured employers.
Ascension intends to sell two of its Pacific Northwest hospitals to for-profit Capella Healthcare.
Catholic Health Initiatives is still feeling the pinch from its rapid growth strategy, which has added costs faster than CHI can cut them through a systemwide restructuring initiative.
Hours after the Supreme Court delivered an opinion upholding ACA subsidies for millions of Americans, Ascension CEO Anthony Tersigni describes what it means for one of the largest not-for-profit healthcare organizations in the U.S. He spoke with Modern Healthcare Editor Merrill Goozner.
The pope issued a 184-page encyclical letter Tuesday urging citizens around the globe to address climate change. The leading voice for the nation's Catholic health systems said it's “pretty much inexcusable” for healthcare providers to not advocate for sustainability.
President Barack Obama will speak at the Catholic Health Association's 2015 annual membership assembly in June, the association announced Monday. His speech will focus on the future of healthcare and the Affordable Care Act.
Daughter of Charity Health System, the Los Altos Hills, Calif.-based hospital group still searching for a buyer after its sale to Prime Healthcare Services unraveled this year, continues to face a tenuous financial picture.
Trinity Health, Livonia, Mich., struck a definitive agreement to acquire St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center in Syracuse, N.Y. The health system previously negotiated with the New York hospital but failed to reach a deal.
Fewer than five years ago, the American healthcare system was in acute distress. Nearly 50 million people were uninsured and anyone could be denied coverage because they had a pre-existing condition.
Cincinnati-based Mercy Health, formerly named Catholic Health Partners, reported positive operating results, but its total surplus was down significantly because of losses on interest-rate swaps.
Sandra Bruce will retire as president and CEO of Presence Health, roles she has held since the Chicago-based system was created through the November 2011 merger of Provena Health and Resurrection Health Care.
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.