Top performing hospitals have shorter lengths of stay, fewer complications, lower mortality and readmission rates and higher average operating margins than their peers.
Dignity Health is preparing to apply for a California health insurance license that will allow the San Francisco-based health system to accept full financial risk for patients' medical care.
Leaders of investor-owned hospitals will gather in Washington this week to air their concerns about Medicare payment cuts and the U.S. Supreme Court case challenging the Affordable Care Act premium subsidies.
Daughters of Charity Health System is suing one of the most vocal critics of its high-profile sale to Prime Healthcare Services.
FDA approval of a new implant to reduce feelings of hunger may prompt more investor and provider interest in a market that has seen little recent innovation.
Joseph Mauro, a former Siemens healthcare executive, has been named as a managing director in the healthcare practice of Chicago-based Huron Consulting group.
Dignity Health is preparing to apply for a California health insurance license that will allow the San Francisco-based health system to accept the full financial risk for patients' medical care.
Kaiser Permanente has resolved some of the problems with its mental health services that led to $4 million in fines in 2013, but it still has work to do, the state contends.
Hospitals across the country are investing in specialty emergency departments as ED visits, the starting point for about half of all hospital admissions, continue to grow despite the dramatic decline in the uninsured rate.
Kaiser Permanente leaders in the system's mid-Atlantic region were frustrated by long patient wait times in their clinical decision units that handled urgent and short-term observation care.
The latest outbreak of a deadly drug-resistant bacterial infection spread through contaminated endoscopes has prompted calls for re-evaluating the adequacy of currently recommended cleaning and reprocessing procedures.
California Attorney General Kamala Harris gave the green light to Prime Healthcare Services' $843 million takeover of six-hospital Daughters of Charity Health System but added what she described as “strong conditions” to preserve access to community health services.