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Growing hospital systems stretch supply chains

Growing hospital systems stretch supply chains

By Adam Rubenfire  |  January 30, 2016

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.

Ohio's HealthSpan drops Kaiser model, ACA policies

Ohio's HealthSpan drops Kaiser model, ACA policies

By Bob Herman  |  December 14, 2015

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.

Summa CEO Strauss to retire

Summa CEO Strauss to retire

By Bob Herman  |  August 19, 2014

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.

University Hospitals, Summa part of four-hospital alliance in Ohio

By Timothy Magaw, Crain's Cleveland Business  |  September 06, 2013

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 names Roth CMO

Mercy Health names Roth CMO

By Ashok Selvam  |  August 01, 2013

Mercy Health, a division of Cincinnati-based Catholic Health Partners, has named Dr. Dan Roth chief medical officer.

Four health systems, IBM join Premier data analytics venture

Four health systems, IBM join Premier data analytics venture

By Joseph Conn  |  June 13, 2013

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.

Mercy Health names Ahmad CEO

Mercy Health names Ahmad CEO

By Modern Healthcare staff  |  May 22, 2013

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.

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