In a conversation with Modern Healthcare editor Merrill Goozner, Ascension CEO Anthony Tersigni explains how the Catholic system's business strategy aligns with its mission to care for all people, particularly the poor and vulnerable.
'We need a healthcare policy in this country. We don't have one. We have a healthcare financing policy'
Modern Healthcare editor Merrill Goozner recently asked Ascension CEO Anthony Tersigni about the steps they've taken to reduce the financial burden for low-income people when they access the healthcare system and other major issues affecting the sprawling system's operations.
Hospital system Catholic Health Initiatives' experiment with health insurance has hit the end of the road after a couple years of heavy losses. CHI is “exploring options to sell” its health plan subsidiary.
A Dignity Health nurse has become one of the first transgender people to file a lawsuit against his employer for refusing to cover gender transition-related care following recent HHS rules banning discrimination against transgender people.
Sean Conlon has been named managing director and head of a new healthcare initiative at Bank of the West's commercial banking group based in Los Angeles.
The U.S. Supreme Court decided Monday to punt cases back to lower courts over how religious not-for-profits must respond to the Affordable Care Act's requirement that employers offer employees birth control coverage.
California's largest medical association is joining the fight against Dignity Health over its refusal to allow a woman to get her tubes tied during a cesarean section.
California's largest medical association is joining the fight against Dignity Health over its refusal to allow a woman to get her tubes tied during a C-section. The lawsuit is one of a number filed by the ACLU over Catholic hospitals' refusals to offer certain types of reproductive care.
A judge has dismissed a lawsuit against the Roman Catholic hospital group, which was challenged over its anti-abortion policy.
Catholic Health Initiatives has agreed to sell 52 medical office buildings for $725 million to a Milwaukee-based real estate investment trust, Physicians Realty Trust.
The Franciscan Alliance won approval from Illinois regulators to close one south suburban Chicago hospital under a $137 million consolidation plan.
National hospital operator Catholic Health Initiatives made an early and decisive push into health insurance after the Affordable Care Act became law. Now that strategy is under review as the system's operations flag.