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Commentary: Partnering with startups can help systems find their entrepreneurial side

Commentary: Partnering with startups can help systems find their entrepreneurial side

By Dr. Nick Turkal and Steven Krein  |  April 02, 2016

We're living in a unique moment in the history of healthcare. It's never been more important for leading organizations to start making bold changes that will help them nimbly adapt to the diverse needs of patients and better integrate new technologies that improve the quality of care.

How LifePoint's lawyer-CEO guides the company's rapid growth

How LifePoint's lawyer-CEO guides the company's rapid growth

By Lisa Schencker  |  March 12, 2016

LifePoint Health CEO Bill Carpenter credits his legal training for helping him steer the for-profit hospital chain through a series of recent acquisitions, supported by the system's solid financial performance.

House calls for rules to reclaim ACA subsidy overpayments

By Modern Healthcare  |  March 12, 2016

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-Texas) wants tougher rules to reclaim overpayments of health plan tax subsidies under the Affordable Care Act as part of a package to cut spending by $98 billion over 10 years.

Marshfield Clinic will buy instead of build

By Michael Sandler  |  March 11, 2016

Marshfield (Wis.) Clinic Health System put off its plans to build a new hospital and instead struck a deal to buy a rival hospital.

What CEOs really think about the dizzying pace of dealmaking

What CEOs really think about the dizzying pace of dealmaking

By Bob Herman  |  March 05, 2016

Hospitals and physician groups are consolidating, too, but most of the leaders on Modern Healthcare's Power Panel are more concerned about the financial impact of the pending health insurance megamergers.

Six states sue Obama administration over Affordable Care Act

By Associated Press  |  February 25, 2016

The complaint that Texas, Wisconsin, Kansas, Louisiana, Indiana and Nebraska filed in the Northern District of Texas takes issue with the Health Insurance Providers Fee assessed to health insurers to cover federal subsidies.

Expanded scope: Nurse practitioners making inroads

Expanded scope: Nurse practitioners making inroads

By Virgil Dickson  |  February 20, 2016

A growing number of states are giving advanced practice nurses more leeway to practice primary care. Still, state and national medical societies continue to oppose nurse practitioners gaining broader practice authority.

Kaplan new CEO at UW Health in Wisconsin

Kaplan new CEO at UW Health in Wisconsin

By Modern Healthcare  |  February 20, 2016

Dr. Alan Kaplan, was named CEO at UW Health, the healthcare system of the University of Wisconsin at Madison. His appointment is effective May 2.

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