Tenet Healthcare Corp. announced an agreement to shed its North Carolina hospitals, one of several deals that will generate $1 billion for the Dallas-based hospital company as it looks toward beefing up its ambulatory portfolio.
In a quarter when many investors had braced themselves for bad news, LifePoint Health bested expectations, highlighting strong cost controls and the benefit of acquisitions even amid same-hospital admission declines.
Melissa Waddey has been promoted to senior VP of operations strategy and integration at Brentwood, Tenn.-based LifePoint Health.
Brentwood, Tenn.-based LifePoint Health and Watertown (Wis.) Regional Medical Center have finalized a joint venture that will own and operate the 55-bed hospital.
Community Health Systems is suing St. Francis Hospital in Columbus, Ga., for allegedly concealing a federal investigation while the organizations negotiated a deal that ultimately fell apart.
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.
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.