Jacqueline Bowens has been named president and CEO of the District of Columbia Hospital Association, effective Nov. 2. She succeeds Joan Lewis, who had served as interim president since March 2016.
The 31st annual Modern Healthcare Design Awards winners this year reflected a pair of trends in U.S. healthcare: its growing international focus and the shift from fee-for-service to value-based reimbursement embodied in the push toward ambulatory care.
Designers of the Swedish Edmonds (Wash.) Ambulatory Care Center harkened back to the history of its city, as well as looked forward to the newest elements of architecture and modern design to create a place so inviting it won this year's award for the most senior-friendly facility.
Bernard Tyson, the head of the $61 billion integrated delivery system whose 38 hospitals and 19,000 physicians serve nearly 11 million plan members in eight states and the District Columbia, recently sat down with Modern Healthcare Editor Merrill Goozner to discuss what's going on in the Affordable...
Cassie Sauer has been named CEO of the Washington State Hospital Association, effective in January.
Tim Hingtgen has been names COO of Community Health Systems, effective Sept.1.
Colorado's legalization of cannabis for recreational use is associated with an increase in the number of young children who were treated for unintentional exposure to the drug, according to a study in JAMA Pediatrics.
Heather Rohan has been promoted to president of HCA’s TriStar Division, which includes 16 hospitals in Georgia, Kentucky and Tennessee.
Kerry Shannon has been named senior VP of strategy and business development at the Virginia Mason Health System in Seattle.
The CMS says it's well on its way to dragging hospital systems into the brave new world of risk-based contracting. The systems say, not really.
Like a number of other health insurers, Premera Blue Cross is cutting back its participation in the Obamacare exchange market. What's notable is that the insurer is partly blaming rural healthcare providers' excessive rates for its pullback. But hospital leaders are pushing back.
Experts are still studying the issue, but hospitals say Medicare must tweak how excess readmissions are measured to make sure penalties reflect quality, not demographics.