LifePoint Health, the smallest publicly traded hospital operator in the U.S., didn't see the same strong admissions growth in the second quarter as two of its larger peers.
Former CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner has resigned from LifePoint Health's board of directors following her appointment to head the insurance industry's powerful lobbying group.
Publicly traded hospital companies this week will face a high bar to beat last year's results when they report second-quarter earnings. It was in the second quarter of 2014 when chains began to see gains from the ACA's insurance expansion, an uplift that continued the rest of the year.
About 40 health systems have started venture funds. The lure is the potential for big payoffs and the promise of getting in on the ground floor with effective new healthcare technologies and services. But most startups fail to deliver on venture capitalists' investment.
Hospital leaders say they're moving ahead with delivery-system reforms that keep their populations healthy now that the U.S. Supreme Court has removed uncertainty about the continuation of premium subsidies. They hope the subsidies ruling will clear the way for more states to expand Medicaid to...
Hospital leaders expressed relief and delight Thursday after the U.S. Supreme Court solidified the future of subsidized insurance for low- and middle-income Americans in all 50 states under the Affordable Care Act.
Data Points for the week of June 22, 2015, covered the following topics: teen birth rate, Medicaid dental coverage, costs of prescription drugs
Brentwood, Tenn.-based hospital chain LifePoint Health has promoted three of its senior leaders to new positions, including Dr. Christopher Rehm as chief medical informatics officer.
Dr. David Shulkin, the Obama administration's nominee for Veterans Affairs undersecretary for health, was approved last week by a voice vote of the Senate Veterans Affairs' Committee. His nomination now goes before the full Senate for a confirmation vote.
Brentwood, Tenn.-based LifePoint Health has tapped Victor Giovanetti to serve as president of its Western Group of hospitals. Giovanetti, who has been COO of the publicly traded company's Eastern Group since July 2013, will replace Don Bivacca on July 3.
San Francisco-based Dignity Health has tapped Stephen Foerster to serve as chief strategy officer for its Bay Area service area.
Dr. John Young has been tapped to serve as national medical director of cardiovascular services at for-profit LifePoint Health.