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Ascension moves to national brand, launches marketing campaign

Ascension moves to national brand, launches marketing campaign

By Dave Barkholz  |  September 20, 2016

Ascension, the national Catholic hospital giant, is launching its largest ever advertising and marketing campaign to rebrand all of its hospitals with the Ascension name. Ascension also has reorganized into two divisions.

Ascension's giant footprint continues to expand

By Bob Herman  |  September 17, 2016

The system's $753 million operating surplus came from $21.9 billion in revenue in its most recent fiscal year, which ended June 30, resulting in a 3.4% operating margin, according to Ascension's financial documents filed with bondholders last week. The operating margin was almost identical to what...

Mercy Health's surplus falls in aftermath of insurance exit

By Bob Herman  |  August 27, 2016

The operating margin at Mercy Health, the largest health system in Ohio, fell to a slim 0.9% in the first half of this year. Higher labor expenses and the residual effects from a divested insurer hurt the not-for-profit system.

Mercy Health's surplus wanes in aftermath of health insurance exit

By Bob Herman  |  August 23, 2016

The operating margin at Mercy Health, the largest health system in Ohio, fell to a slim 0.9% in the first half of this year. Higher labor expenses and the residual effects from a divested insurer hurt the not-for-profit Mercy.

The trends and news behind this year's list

The trends and news behind this year's list

By David May  |  August 20, 2016

Enduring influence is the central theme for many of the names atop this year's list, Modern Healthcare's 15th annual ranking. Coming in at No. 2 and No. 3 this year are CEOs of two of the nation's largest healthcare systems. The nation's payers are also well represented at the top.

Editorial: Wage stagnation in healthcare

Editorial: Wage stagnation in healthcare

By Merrill Goozner  |  August 13, 2016

The harsh reality of modern-day America is that the less-educated, hourly workforce is falling further and further behind those still clinging to middle class status and above. This is a fairness issue that today characterizes almost every sector of the U.S. economy—including healthcare.

Video: A conversation with Ascension CEO Anthony Tersigni

Video: A conversation with Ascension CEO Anthony Tersigni

By Modern Healthcare  |  July 16, 2016

In a conversation with Modern Healthcare editor Merrill Goozner, Ascension CEO Anthony Tersigni explains how the Catholic system's business strategy aligns with its mission to care for all people, particularly the poor and vulnerable.

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