Following divestiture of three hospitals, IU Health's operating income tumbled 46% in the second quarter as revenue fell but expenses rose.
Although a bump from the same period last year, the second-quarter earnings are short of the record $1 billion earned in the first quarter.
Steady growth and low enrollee turnover are giving Kaiser an edge in keeping medical costs far below industry averages.
Women CEOs of hospitals earn 22% less than their male counterparts, and even male nurses earn more than female nurses, a panel of healthcare executives observed at the Modern Healthcare Women Leaders in Healthcare Conference.
Bon Secours Health System saw its operating income dip over the past nine months as it prepares for increasing outpatient business and population health management returns.
A doctor with a rifle hidden under a lab coat opened fire Friday at the Bronx hospital where he used to work, killing one person and wounding six others before taking his own life, authorities said.
Christus Health and Ochsner Health System have agreed to create a joint venture to operate hospitals and physician practices in Lake Charles, La., near the Texas border.
Christus Health's hospital and healthcare operations in Colombia are now called Christus Sinergia Salud (Sinergy Health). The Irving, Texas-based system is one of the few U.S. hospital companies with extensive operations in Latin and South America.
WellStar Health System and Sutter Health continue the parade of not-for-profits raising money in the bond markets with separate proposed offerings totaling about $1.3 billion.
Greenville (S.C.) Health System has agreed to merge with Palmetto Health to create the largest hospital system in South Carolina. The partnership would operate 13 hospitals and serve 1.2 million patients annually.
Fort Myers, Fla.-based Lee Health grew from a single, struggling downtown hospital to a dominant regional system under CEO Jim Nathan. He retired last week after nearly 35 years at the helm.
Northwell Health joins a litany of hospital companies that are trying to stem mounting losses at health plans that they started in recent years to try to diversify into managed care and cater to the newly insured.