Anthem CEO Joseph Swedish told analysts and investors in San Francisco on Tuesday that the company is overpaying for its drugs by $3 billion a year and is renegotiating prices with Express Scripts, the company that manages its pharmacy benefits.
Kevin Sears is the Cleveland Clinic's new executive director of its market and network services, the health system announced Monday, Jan. 11.
Trinity Health tightened its grip on the New York market with the long-awaited acquisition of St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center in Syracuse, N.Y. But the deal brought pluses and minuses to Trinity's bottom line during the first quarter of the system's fiscal 2016.
Today's regional healthcare roundup includes state approval for a Trinity Health-New England deal in Connecticut, millions in missing hospital equipment in Louisiana, UC Davis mulling a new patient tower, and more.
A small but growing group of not-for-profit hospitals and health systems are spending more money on nontraditional community benefit programs. Besides carrying out their not-for-profit charitable mission, these systems hope that their efforts will pay dividends under value-based payment models.
Trinity Health announced Thursday it will invest $80 million in six communities it serves over the next five years to improve public health, with a particular focus on obesity and tobacco use.
St. Michael's Medical Center in Newark, N.J., has backed a bid from Prime Healthcare Services to be bought out of bankruptcy from its current owner, Trinity Health.
Outsourcing medical staffing: Hospitals turn to managed-service providers to handle all temporary staffing chores
Major healthcare staffing companies increasingly are serving as general contractors for hospitals scrambling to staff up with contingent physicians and nurses.
Jack Weiner, the colorful and outspoken CEO of St. Joseph Mercy Oakland hospital in Pontiac, Mich., has announced his intention to retire next June 30. A search is underway for his successor.
In battle over reproductive healthcare, ACLU hunts for best challenge to Catholic hospitals' ethical rules
The ACLU has brought lawsuits on behalf of patients in recent cases in which Catholic hospitals refused to provide certain types of obstetric care because of religious policies. The organization is testing a host of legal theories to see which ones might stick.
Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, Md., has expanded to better meet the needs of the growing Washington, D.C.-area suburb.
Trinity Health, a health system that operates in 21 states, ended its fiscal year with a healthier margin as an improved economy and the Affordable Care Act's insurance expansion boosted demand for medical care.