Hospital systems that have acquired physician practices and outpatient treatment centers are wrestling with how to integrate them into their existing supply-chain distribution system. The goal is to extend the low prices achieved through bulk purchasing to these geographically dispersed facilities.
HealthSpan, the insurance arm of Catholic health system Mercy Health, is getting rid of its medical group and halting sales of Affordable Care Act policies just two years after acquiring Kaiser Permanente's Ohio subsidiary.
Cincinnati-based Mercy Health, formerly named Catholic Health Partners, reported positive operating results, but its total surplus was down significantly because of losses on interest-rate swaps.
Summa Health System CEO Tom Strauss will retire by the end of this year, the Akron, Ohio-based system announced Tuesday. Strauss, 61, has led Summa for 15 years. Summa's board is creating a CEO search committee to find Strauss' replacement.
A large Ohio-based healthcare organization joins a host of hospitals and health systems that have been hoping to encapsulate the right combination of branding, familiarity and patient care in a new name.
Catholic Health Partners, Cincinnati, witnessed what many other systems have seen in 2013—admissions down nearly across the board—but it still reported a higher operating surplus and total revenue.
R. Edward Howell plans to retire in July 2014 as VP and CEO of the University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville.
Four of Ohio's healthcare powerhouses — including University Hospitals and Summa Health System — have forged an alliance designed to allow the institutions to share best practices as they brace for the health industry's dramatic shift from a system that pays hospitals for the amount of...
Mercy Health, a division of Cincinnati-based Catholic Health Partners, has named Dr. Dan Roth chief medical officer.
Four healthcare systems and technology giant IBM have joined the Premier healthcare alliance in a data analytics venture, making the second announcement this week of healthcare providers going in with a big-data partner.
Yousuf Ahmad is set to become the market president and CEO of Mercy Health, the Cincinnati division of Cincinnati-based Catholic Health Partners, effective June 15.