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Providence Health launches $150 million tech venture fund
By Bob Herman | September 18, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Providence Health & Services, the fifth-largest not-for-profit system in the country by revenue, has started a venture capital fund to develop innovative, consumer-driven technology. A former Amazon.com executive will run the new undertaking.
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Reform Update: Anthem's Vivity alliance with seven L.A. systems aims at Kaiser
By Melanie Evans | September 17, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
News of an unusual joint venture between Anthem Blue Cross and seven Los Angeles health systems signaled new competition for Kaiser Permanente, the integrated health system with one of California's largest insurers. It also underscores the eagerness across the industry to broker novel and riskier...
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Ascension enters joint venture to deliver post-acute care
By Melanie Evans | September 15, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Ascension Health is launching a post-acute-care joint venture with the ambulatory-care subsidiary of Envision Healthcare, a publicly traded outsourcing company for physician services and medical transportation.
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Ascension Health, boosted by new affiliations, sees volume and operating margin grow
By Beth Kutscher | September 12, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Ascension Health, the largest Catholic healthcare provider in the U.S., reported a higher operating margin as it treated significantly more patients in its fiscal 2014, which ended June 30.
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Ascension Health appoints Anderson CFO
By Bob Herman | September 11, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The nation’s largest not-for-profit health system is getting a new top financial executive. Ascension Health, headquartered in St. Louis, said Rhonda Anderson will become chief financial officer, effective Oct. 13.
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IT entrepreneurs rush into healthcare, but will human touch be missing?
By Darius Tahir | September 06, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The vision of providing better, faster, cheaper and more consumer-friendly healthcare is shared by many digital health and telehealth startups. Still, shifting healthcare services to the digital realm involves new challenges in ensuring quality and appropriate utilization.
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Daughters of Charity narrows sale timeline
By Bob Herman | September 05, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Daughters of Charity Health System, a stressed multihospital system in Los Altos, Hills, Calif., said Thursday it will start reviewing final bids from seven potential buyers on Sept. 12.
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Ascension Health names Peter Leibold chief advocacy officer, and other newsmakers
By Modern Healthcare | August 30, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Peter Leibold has been named Ascension Health's new chief advocacy officer, a position that will make him the top lobbyist for the nation's largest not-for-profit health system. He will start Nov. 1.
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Ascension Health names Leibold to top lobbyist post
By Bob Herman | August 25, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Ascension Health has appointed Peter Leibold chief advocacy officer, a position that will make him the top lobbyist for the largest not-for-profit health system in the country.
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Carondelet to pay $35 million in rehab overbilling case
By Modern Healthcare | August 19, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Carondelet Health Network, a Tucson, Ariz.-based division of Ascension Health, has agreed to pay $35 million to settle allegations that two of its hospitals inappropriately billed Medicare and other federal health programs for inpatient rehabilitation care.
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