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.
R. Craig McCoy has been named CEO at Bon Secours St. Francis Health System in Greenville, S.C., effective June 8.
Dr. John Young has been tapped to serve as national medical director of cardiovascular services at for-profit LifePoint Health.
Shares of hospital chain LifePoint Hospitals closed nearly 5% lower after the chain reported first-quarter results. Even as more patients became insured, the company saw more unpaid bills attributed to high-deductible health plans.
HCA once again leveraged its sheer size and organic growth strategy to maintain its position as the largest for-profit hospital chain in the country, according to Modern Healthcare's latest By the Numbers list.
Jack Bovender graduated from Duke University with a master's degree in hospital administration in 1969, armed with skills in finance, systems organization and strategic planning. But his mother, Eva, a nurse, reminded him that he would need more than business acumen to become an accomplished leader.