Jeff Brown has been named senior VP and CIO of Seattle Children's Hospital. He had served as the interim CIO since April 2015.
Ascension is looking to its Caribbean joint venture with India's Narayana Health to provide a model for enhancing hospital productivity. But bringing the model home would require major changes in physician and nurse behavior, an overhaul in surgical and postoperative care and regulatory reforms.
The healthcare industry, bolstered by hospital and health system hires, added 36,800 jobs in January, and other news
The healthcare industry, bolstered by hospital and health system hires, added 36,800 jobs in January. Figures for the first month of the year show that hospitals and outpatient clinics still have an appetite for hiring.
Dani Monroe was named chief diversity and inclusion officer at Partners Healthcare.
The healthcare industry, bolstered by the nation's hospitals and health systems, added 36,800 jobs in January.
A congressional review of more than 300,000 pages from Turing Pharmaceuticals and Valeant Pharmaceuticals reveals how executives planned to maximize profits while fending off negative publicity over the price hikes.
LifePoint Health, the acquisition-hungry hospital chain based in Brentwood, Tenn., announced it closed on a deal for two South Carolina hospitals.
The collaboration will allow the larger health system to more seamlessly send its end-stage liver disease patients to UCSD for transplantation and keep more liver transplant patients in its network.
Home health industry leaders say a new rule meant to help workers who had long fallen under certain exemptions to federal labor laws is doing just what they warned it would: hurting home health agencies and their clients—and even the workers it was supposed to help.
New federal requirements aimed at revealing wage inequalities could have significant implications for the healthcare industry, which is made up largely of female workers who historically have been paid less than their male counterparts.
Quest Diagnostics reported another quarter of modest revenue gains as it refocuses its business. Its yearly results were just slightly better.
St. John Providence Health System should regain just less than half of the certified registered nurse anesthetists it lost amid an outsourcing contract dispute at the outset of the year, after management reached a deal with most of the former employees who hadn't found other jobs.