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Ascension CEO Tersigni prepares to meet Trump transition team

Ascension CEO Tersigni prepares to meet Trump transition team

By Dave Barkholz  |  December 05, 2016

Ascension CEO Anthony Tersigni is planning to meet this week with President-elect Donald Trump's transition team to give input on healthcare reform. As head of the nation's largest not-for-profit hospital company, Tersigni has used his visibility to advocate for access to affordable care.

Threat of ACA repeal fuels angst at hospitals

Threat of ACA repeal fuels angst at hospitals

By Bob Herman and Dave Barkholz  |  November 12, 2016

Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard Tyson watched the election results on TV at home and, like many Americans, was surprised by the results. Now he and other hospital and health system leaders are preparing to work with a Trump administration and congressional leaders committed to ending the ACA.

Hospitals fret over financial impact of ACA repeal

Hospitals fret over financial impact of ACA repeal

By Dave Barkholz  |  November 09, 2016

Hospitals and physicians are having a hard time grasping how the Affordable Care Act can be repealed by the Trump administration without a plan to replace or continue coverage for the nearly 20 million Americans who are now insured on the exchanges or through Medicaid expansions in 32 states.

Lewis named chief of Ascension's IT operations

Lewis named chief of Ascension's IT operations

By Modern Healthcare  |  October 29, 2016

Gerry Lewis, 52, has been named the Ascension senior VP and CIO as well as CEO of the system's health IT arm, Ascension Information Services.

Data Points for Oct. 24, 2016

Data Points for Oct. 24, 2016

By Modern Healthcare  |  October 22, 2016

Data Points for the week of Oct. 24, 2016, covered the following topics: Faith-based hospitals, Roman Catholic hospitals and quality at Catholic hospitals.

Schatzlein retiring from Ascension Health

Schatzlein retiring from Ascension Health

By Modern Healthcare  |  October 15, 2016

Dr. Mike Schatzlein, senior VP of Ascension Health and ministry market executive for Ascension's Indiana and Tennessee markets, will retire after six years with the St. Louis-based system, effective Dec. 31.

Ascension sells hospitals in Idaho, Washington state

By Dave Barkholz  |  October 01, 2016

Ascension will sell hospitals in Idaho and Washington state to the for-profit hospital company created this summer through the merger of RegionalCare and Capella Healthcare.

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