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 Emad Rizk is leaving the struggling revenue-cycle company and has been replaced by Joseph Flanagan.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.
The rise of high-deductible health insurance is challenging providers across the country to change the way they prepare for and collect payments from people getting hit with large out-of-pocket costs for care.
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...
The number of healthcare systems setting up venture capital arms has exploded as they seek commercial success and technologies to help solve their business problems.
Cerner President Zane Burke said Friday that connectivity between clinicians remains an issue despite about $30 billion spent by the federal government over the past five years to improve electronic health records technology at hospitals and physician offices.
The campaign tag lines—"Veterans have a choice in healthcare" and "You honored your oath, and so do we"—emphasize consumer preference and the shared values of medical professionals and the military. Some veterans groups think that private sector marketing could weaken the VA healthcare...