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Relieved hospital execs say ruling could speed Medicaid expansion

By Beth Kutscher and Steven Ross Johnson  |  June 27, 2015

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...

With subsidies protected, hospital leaders see brighter future

With subsidies protected, hospital leaders see brighter future

By Beth Kutscher  |  June 25, 2015

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 June 22, 2015

Data Points for June 22, 2015

By Modern Healthcare  |  June 20, 2015

Data Points for the week of June 22, 2015, covered the following topics: teen birth rate, Medicaid dental coverage, costs of prescription drugs

LifePoint promotes three senior leaders

LifePoint promotes three senior leaders

By Adam Rubenfire  |  June 18, 2015

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.

LifePoint names new Western Group president

LifePoint names new Western Group president

By Adam Rubenfire  |  June 10, 2015

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.

HCA, still No. 1 in revenue, bides time on big deals

By Michael Sandler  |  April 18, 2015

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: Rebuilding a quality culture at HCA

Jack Bovender: Rebuilding a quality culture at HCA

By Adam Rubenfire  |  March 14, 2015

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.

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