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.
Many faith-based health systems may soon be pouring millions into underfunded employee pension plans as federal appeals courts continue to side against them in cases over whether those plans are subject to federal protections.
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.
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.
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.