A half-century after formation of the Federation of American Hospitals, for-profit hospital chains have moved beyond a scandal-plagued past to forge a permanent place in the healthcare landscape that features both collaboration and competition with not-for-profit systems.
Sean Conlon has been named managing director and head of a new healthcare initiative at Bank of the West's commercial banking group based in Los Angeles.
Beg, borrow and steal. Zika preparation involves a bit of all three as federal, state and local health officials try to get a jump on the mosquito-borne virus while Congress haggles over how much money they really need.
Dr. Daniel DeBehnke has been named CEO of the Omaha-based Nebraska Medicine system. He succeeds interim CEO Rosanna Morris and interim President Dr. Bradley Britigan.
Sens. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Bill Cassidy (R-La.) hope a gathering of mental health professionals this week will remind their fellow legislators that time is running out to reform the country's mental health system.
Alan Miller, chairman and CEO of Universal Health Services, recently spoke with Modern Healthcare senior reporter Harris Meyer about the reasons for the company's improving financial performance at a time when some other for-profit hospital chains are struggling.
Much has been written and discussed about the value of diverse leadership and thinking to stimulate creativity and innovation, but there's little to show in terms of improvement in the makeup of governing boards and C-suites.
A new analysis of hospital finances offers fresh fodder in the debate over the role that hospital consolidation and prices play in the growth of U.S. healthcare costs.
The CMS has awarded Texas a 15-month extension waiver that will help cover the unpaid bills of Medicaid-eligible and uninsured patients in the state.
Nicholas Tejeda was named CEO of the Hospitals of Providence Transmountain Campus in El Paso, Texas, a teaching hospital being built in partnership with Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. The facility is expected to open in February. The Hospitals of Providence system is part of...
The CMS has awarded Texas a 15-month extension waiver that would help cover the unpaid bills of Medicaid-eligible and uninsured patients in the state. The extension prolongs a standoff between Texas and the White House, which was hoping to instead see the state expand Medicaid.
UnitedHealth Group's decision to pull out of most of the Affordable Care Act's insurance exchanges created a big headache for the Obama administration, but the reality of the situation is a lot more nuanced than it might appear.