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Q&A: Dr. Richard Afable discusses healthcare competition in L.A. basin

Q&A: Dr. Richard Afable discusses healthcare competition in L.A. basin

February 11, 2017

Last July's merger of Providence Health & Services of Renton, Wash., and St. Joseph Health of Irvine, Calif., gave the combined 50-hospital system a greater presence in the highly competitive Los Angeles market. Modern Healthcare spoke with St. Joseph CEO Dr. Richard Afable about these changes.

Dignity Health considers joint venture with San Francisco teaching hospital

Dignity Health considers joint venture with San Francisco teaching hospital

By Dave Barkholz  |  December 21, 2016

Dignity has entered talks with an academic medical center while still negotiating a possible mega-merger with Catholic Health Initiatives. Dignity's operating performance swung to a $30.8 million gain in the most recent quarter from a $47.5 million loss a year ago.

The 2016 Year in Review: Medicaid

The 2016 Year in Review: Medicaid

By Virgil Dickson  |  December 17, 2016

Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act gained momentum in the first half of the year. But most observers believe the election of Donald Trump, who has promised to repeal the ACA, mean those efforts are dead.

Where campaign ads mattered: health-related ballot initiatives

Where campaign ads mattered: health-related ballot initiatives

By Maria Castellucci  |  November 19, 2016

Healthcare interests fighting proposals placed on state ballots by citizen petitions vastly outspent the proponents. And for the most part their media campaigns successfully staved off unwanted changes such as controls on drug prices in California and a single-payer system in Colorado.

GE and UCSF partner on clinical computing for imaging

By Joseph Conn  |  November 17, 2016

The University of California at San Francisco's Center for Digital Health Innovation and GE Healthcare are developing tools to help clinicians make faster and more accurate diagnoses of specific conditions.

Delivering a jolt to spotlight a health crisis

Delivering a jolt to spotlight a health crisis

By David Royse  |  November 10, 2016

Inspired in part by the meth campaign, the hospital jolted parents—and stirred up plenty of criticism— with TV ads and billboards featuring pictures of overweight children, many with messages that subtly criticized parents. One, for example, said, “Big bones didn't make me this...

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