Carolinas HealthCare System more than doubled its operating surplus for the first nine months of the year as it increased its market share, saw an improved payer mix and slowed the growth of labor costs.
State politicians have ramped up the pressure on California Attorney General Kamala Harris to block the sale of the Daughters of Charity Health System to for-profit Prime Healthcare Services.
Members of the National Union of Healthcare Workers are accusing healthcare giant Kaiser Permanente of understaffing its mental-health services, and they're threatening to strike if their issues aren't resolved. Kaiser accuses the union of sullying the system's reputation for its own organizing...
Twenty-six Pennsylvania state health centers must remain open, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania ruled Thursday, reversing a lower court's decision that allowed the state to move forward with shuttering them.
The rising costs of labor, supplies and other expenses led to a sluggish first nine months of 2014 for Montefiore Health System, as they have for many other health systems this year.
Obamacare's small-business exchanges have largely been a bust in their first year of operations. In the 18 states and the District of Columbia that operated their own marketplaces for employers with fewer than 50 workers, only 76,000 individuals from fewer than 12,000 businesses signed up as of the...
Thousands of nurses at Kaiser Permanente hospitals and clinics in northern California walked out to draw attention to what the California Nurses Association describes as the system's lack of preparation for Ebola. Kaiser officials say they're puzzled by the demands.
Nurses and other employees at Daughters of Charity Health System have filed a class-action suit, arguing that their employer underfunded its pension plan and a sale would further jeopardize their retirement benefits.
Healthcare is a service industry. As in every service industry, whether organizations succeed or fail depends almost entirely on the quality and performance of its staff.
Creating a culture of high performance requires solid leadership.
Popular English business magnate Richard Branson made a bold decision this year when he said all salaried employees of his venture capital conglomerate, Virgin Group, would have access to unlimited vacation.
Southern Ohio Medical Center monitors more than 185 indicators to track its performance on five strategic values—quality, safety, financial sustainability, patients' perception of care and employee relationships—and it appears headed in the right direction.