Christus rebrands its acquired hospitals in Colombia

By Dave Barkholz  |  June 23, 2017

Irving, Texas-based Christus Health has rebranded its hospital and healthcare operations in Colombia. Christus is one of the few U.S. hospital companies with extensive operations in Latin and South America. The new name is Christus Sinergia Salud (Sinergy Health).

Lee Health CEO Nathan retires

Lee Health CEO Nathan retires

By Dave Barkholz  |  June 09, 2017

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.

Swelling health plan losses batter Northwell's earnings

Swelling health plan losses batter Northwell's earnings

By Dave Barkholz  |  May 31, 2017

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.

Prime Healthcare adds another hospital to its south Texas hub

By Dave Barkholz  |  May 24, 2017

An affiliate of for-profit Prime Healthcare has agreed to buy 297-bed Mission Regional Medical Center to expand its reach in southern Texas. Prime owns two other community hospitals in the Rio Grande Valley, giving it a hub along Texas' border with Mexico.

SSM and Texas Health hang hopes on growth plans

By Dave Barkholz  |  May 23, 2017

SSM Health is launching a financial improvement plan and Texas Health Resources is promoting a new hospital and insurance joint venture as first-quarter operating income falls at each.


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