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.
Former CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner has been tapped to join LifePoint Hospitals' board of directors, the Brentwood, Tenn.-based company announced Friday.
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.
The five major for-profit hospital chains enjoyed impressive results in the last three months of 2014 as their numbers of paying patients increased in tandem with the economic recovery and the health insurance expansions under the Affordable Care Act.
Community Health Systems this week will be the third of the five publicly traded hospital chains to report its fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 earnings.
LifePoint Hospitals is the target of federal investigations, more than a dozen individual lawsuits and two class action suits alleging the performance of improper interventional heart procedures.
Hospital chain LifePoint Hospitals ended the fourth quarter with strong revenue growth from newly acquired hospitals. Expect it to stay on the acquisition trail this year.
Community Health Systems is moving forward on a deal to add its first hospital in Michigan. Community said Friday it had signed a definitive agreement to buy 208-bed Metro Health near Grand Rapids. But the deal doesn't include the Cleveland Clinic.
The nation's largest healthcare organizations predicted a profitable 2015 at the annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco. They forecast that the biggest cloud on the horizon—the pending U.S. Supreme Court case challenging the Obamacare premium subsidies—would pass...