These companies' population health-style efforts are being emulated by hospital systems, but progress has been slow and spotty.
New York physicians who are members of the malpractice insurer MLMIC have a new backer as they fight lawsuits from patients: billionaire Warren Buffett.
A new Kaufman Hall report finds hospitals and health systems are making only limited progress when it comes to cutting costs, and aren't prioritizing areas like service rationalization or clinical variation.
A new report shows U.S. healthcare companies took in $23.4 billion this year in venture capital funding as of Sept. 30, already far surpassing the sector's funding in all of 2017.
This model—known as "full-risk" or "global risk"—is increasingly used by Medicare plans such as Humana and UnitedHealthcare to shift their financial exposure from costly patients to physician-management companies.
The changing healthcare business landscape has generated greater interest among physicians to learn more about the business side of the industry.
Over the past 50 years, HCA Healthcare has ridden the waves of a turbulent healthcare economy and survived a massive Medicare fraud investigation. Three generations of CEOs talk about the company's secret sauce.
A combination of scale and operational savvy honed over its 50-year history has made HCA the well-oiled, well-managed corporate machine it is today.
Accountable care organizations choose their risk levels in the Medicare Shared Savings Program, and few are willing to assume more risk at this time.
Some participants in Medicare's newest bundled-payment program may be heading for the exit in March.
The ambulatory sector has dominated healthcare hiring so far in 2018, but hospitals managed to take the top spot in September, as many divisions within the ambulatory sector reported weak job growth.
Fully integrating Amazon Business into a Washington state hospital's supply-chain operations has taken the hassle and some expense out of tedious procurement processes.