Twenty physician specialties received a pay hike in 2014, while only three specialties saw their average pay decline from 2013 to 2014, according to Modern Healthcare's 22nd annual Physician Compensation Survey. The largest pay increase last year was in urology.
Ascension Health, Dignity Health and Tenet Healthcare Corp. have reached a definitive agreement in a joint venture that would make Tenet the majority owner of the Carondelet Health Network in Arizona.
Accretive Health, the beleaguered revenue-cycle management firm, is evaluating its next move after turning down a takeover offer from Ascension Health. The Chicago-based company is working with law firm Kirkland & Ellis as it undertakes a strategic review.
Ascension Health, Dignity Health and Tenet Healthcare Corp. have reached a definitive agreement for a joint venture that would make Tenet the majority owner of the Carondelet Health Network in Arizona.
Ascension CEO Anthony Tersigni shrugs off pending and possible deals between large insurers. The system, he says, is preparing to take on risk itself for self-insured employers.
Ascension intends to sell two of its Pacific Northwest hospitals to for-profit Capella Healthcare.
Ascension intends to sell two Pacific Northwest hospitals to for-profit Capella Healthcare for undisclosed terms.
Hours after the Supreme Court delivered an opinion upholding ACA subsidies for millions of Americans, Ascension CEO Anthony Tersigni describes what it means for one of the largest not-for-profit healthcare organizations in the U.S. He spoke with Modern Healthcare Editor Merrill Goozner.
The Affordable Care Act is accomplishing its goal of extending affordable healthcare coverage to the uninsured as well as making coverage more secure for those who have insurance. This country cannot afford to go backward now.
Hospitals and investors are banking on the U.S. Supreme Court or the states to save premium subsidies that have made health insurance affordable for 6.4 million people in 34 states. But the stocks of publicly traded hospital companies could take a big hit if that doesn't happen.
One of the nation's largest health systems will for the first time set a systemwide minimum wage of $11 an hour.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says his office will train state hospitals on ensuring equal access to care for transgender individuals.