Darcy Burthay has been promoted to president and CEO of Providence Health System in Washington, D.C., an Ascension Health subsidiary.
The CMS says it's well on its way to dragging hospital systems into the brave new world of risk-based contracting. The systems say, not really.
Eric Feldstein was named CFO, replacing longtime finance chief Ken Avner, who retired but is staying on temporarily as a special adviser. Feldstein most recently was an executive VP at American Express Co.
Plano, Texas-based Vivify Health's software platform allows clinicians to monitor and check in with patients at home. The highest-risk patients are provided with a tablet, while others access the tools through their own devices.
The investigation was groundbreaking in many respects, and providers will likely feel its effects for years to come—in ways that are both potentially positive and negative for the hospital community.
Ascension Wisconsin, the state's second-largest health system, will undergo a restructuring following its acquisition of three major healthcare systems in the past few years.
Accretive Health CEO Dr. Emad Rizk is leaving the struggling revenue-cycle company and has been replaced by Joseph Flanagan. Accretive's board of directors promoted Flanagan from his position as president and chief operating officer.
Sean Conlon has been named managing director and head of a new healthcare initiative at Bank of the West's commercial banking group based in Los Angeles.
Trinity Health has agreed to settle for $107 million in what's become a growing list of cases over whether faith-based health systems have to follow federal rules meant to protect employee pensions.
Ascension Wisconsin, a subsidiary of the nation's largest not-for-profit hospital system, will reorganize after taking over three major healthcare systems in the state.
Ascension, the nation's largest not-for-profit hospital system, has provided care to 1,600 military veterans under the new Veterans Choice healthcare program since launching an advertising blitz in 21 of its major markets in March.
It's been nearly three years since former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin stepped away from the public eye as the nation's top doctor. As the driving force behind the creation of the White House's National Prevention Strategy, she worked to reduce preventable illness as a means of...