A revenue spike from hospital admissions buoyed HCA Holdings, which maintained the top spot on Modern Healthcare's list of the largest investor-owned healthcare providers in 2014. Almost all the ranked companies saw a surge in 2014 operating revenue over 2013.
Hospitals and health systems are taking different roads on how to provide urgent care, with some choosing to partner with urgent-care center operators and others building their own.
The burgeoning group of official and unofficial Republican presidential contenders all agree on one thing when it comes to healthcare policy: They really, really hate Obamacare.
While the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' internal watchdog issued more than 1,500 reports between 2010 and 2014, not one focused on the agency's troubled hospital project in Aurora, The Denver Post reported Friday.
A large percentage of hospitals that received Medicare's top five-star rating on patient satisfaction were penalized for excessive readmissions or fared poorly on curbing hospital-acquired conditions, a Modern Healthcare analysis shows.
New Orleans-based Ochsner Health System was one of the first U.S. systems to begin managing patients with chronic conditions using tech giant Apple's new HealthKit data-sharing platform in conjunction with the Apple watch and iPhone.
There are signs of a partisan thaw in Congress that is allowing movement on healthcare legislation in the wake of the recent Medicare physician-payment overhaul. And a sharp uptick in lobbying spending by major healthcare industry groups suggests stakeholders see at least a temporary break in the...
Dr. Christopher Chen, CEO of Miami Gardens, Fla.-based ChenMed, knew his physician-led primary-care group would have to optimize its performance to successfully expand from its home base. One factor giving him confidence was its custom-built electronic health-record system, which includes patient...
Baton Rouge, La.-based Amedisys announced last week that it had hired a CFO, COO, CIO, chief human resources officer, chief strategy officer and senior VP of government affairs.
“Good riddance.” That was the two-word statement issued by U.S. Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) on hearing the news that Glenn Haggstrom, the Veterans Affairs Department chief of acquisition, logistics and construction, had resigned last week.
Construction and design firms' focus on innovation and outpatient facilities suggests they are adjusting to a broader transformation in the healthcare industry.
Not a day goes by where C-suite healthcare leaders aren't facing another financial threat or service-delivery challenge. They can't afford disengaged or ceremonial boards. This year's Excellence in Governance winners were hands-on in leading their institutions through change.