Data Points for the week of Oct. 24, 2016, covered the following topics: Faith-based hospitals, Roman Catholic hospitals and quality at Catholic hospitals.
Dr. Mike Schatzlein, senior VP of Ascension Health and ministry market executive for Ascension's Indiana and Tennessee markets, will retire after six years with the St. Louis-based system, effective Dec. 31.
Edward Lamb was named president and CEO of Mount Carmel Health System in Columbus, Ohio, part of Trinity Health, effective in November.
The U.S. Supreme Court made its first move toward weighing in on whether Dignity Health and faith-based companies have to comply with federal regulations for costly worker pension plans.
Emotional distress cannot be used to challenge Catholic health directives and providers' refusal to conduct abortions, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.
Enduring influence is the central theme for many of the names atop this year's list, Modern Healthcare's 15th annual ranking. Coming in at No. 2 and No. 3 this year are CEOs of two of the nation's largest healthcare systems. The nation's payers are also well represented at the top.
Dr. Norvell Coots is now the president and CEO of Holy Cross Health, a two-hospital system based in Silver Spring, Md., part of Trinity Health.
The CMS says it's well on its way to dragging hospital systems into the brave new world of risk-based contracting. The systems say, not really.
After several years of continued Medicare reimbursement cuts and financial penalties under the ACA that have dampened profitability, the five systems in metro Detroit that reported 2015 financial data to Crain's Detroit Business positively rebounded by treating more patients and continuing to hold...
A judge has dismissed a lawsuit against the Roman Catholic hospital group, which was challenged over its anti-abortion policy.
Charles Stokes begins as chairman-elect of the American College of Healthcare Executives, and other news makers
Charles Stokes, 62, executive VP and COO at Memorial Hermann Health System, based in Houston, has begun his term as chairman-elect of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Trinity Health on Monday announced the first six recipients of a five-year, $80 million program aimed at solving significant health challenges that can't be addressed by healthcare providers alone.