Michele Pilon has been named president and chief nursing officer at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard, N.C., effective Nov. 14.
The Texas Medical Board last week withdrew its appeal against Teladoc's lawsuit that alleges the state's telemedicine rules violate federal antitrust laws, sending the dispute back to a federal trial court.
Pharmacy benefit managers are facing heat for not doing enough to slow down drug price hikes. Modern Healthcare Midwest Bureau Chief Bob Herman recently asked OptumRx CEO Mark Thierer about the controversy swirling around the industry.
Wildly different experiences with the ACA marketplaces have played out across 34 not-for-profit and mutual Blue Cross and Blue Shield brands, according to a Modern Healthcare analysis of financial filings.
Safety net systems and health officials in communities with large numbers of unauthorized immigrants view caring for them as a core part of managing population health, even though the ACA expressly disqualifies them from coverage.
James Hinton, 57, has been named CEO of Dallas-based Baylor Scott & White Health, effective Jan. 16.
The new codes were touted as essential paving stones on the road to value-based purchasing, leading to improvements in healthcare data analytics, population health management, care quality and lower costs. Those benefits have yet to materialize.
Dr. Carrie Byington has been named vice chancellor for health services, dean of the college of medicine and senior VP for the Health Science Center at Texas A&M University, effective in January.
Nashville-based Ardent Health Services and Plano, Texas-based LHP Hospital Group last week announced they will merge into what would be the second-largest privately owned, for-profit hospital system in the country by revenue. The combined system would have 19 hospitals in six states and $3 billion...
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Konard Jones was promoted to president and CEO of NorthBay Healthcare based in Fairfield, Calif., effective April 1. He succeeds Gary Passama, who will retire next year after 35 years as head of the system.