CHG Healthcare Services purchased Global Medical Staffing, a company that temporarily places physicians in healthcare facilities worldwide. CHG will retain all 50 employees at the firm. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin remained mum Wednesday as a pharmaceutical company run by his daughter faced mounting criticism for hiking prices on life-saving allergy injection pens.
TeamHealth has purchased an emergency physicians group in La Mesa, Calif. TeamHealth and other physician staffing companies have shown an insatiable appetite to buy medical groups, although patient billing concerns linger.
Healthcare group purchasing and services company Premier reported a slight decrease in fourth-quarter profit due to severance-related costs in its data software and consulting division.
Two Bronx healthcare systems have signed a letter of intent to explore a partnership in the latest sign of consolidation among New York City hospitals.
The operating margin at Mercy Health, the largest health system in Ohio, fell to a slim 0.9% in the first half of this year. Higher labor expenses and the residual effects from a divested insurer hurt the not-for-profit Mercy.
Federal spending for major healthcare programs are estimated to increase by $55 billion, or 6%, in 2016 after a technical adjustment for payment timing shifts, according to a report from the Congressional Budget Office.
Some policymakers say giving consumers price information and letting them shop for services will help solve the nation's healthcare cost growth problem. But just trying to find a lower price for an MRI shows that shopping for a healthcare service based on price and quality is very hard.
Aetna and Humana fought back against the U.S. Justice Department's challenge to their proposed $37 billion merger, saying the feds' arguments ignore the fluid nature of Medicare Advantage markets.
A year after settling billing disputes with 2,022 hospitals for 68 cents on the dollar to clear a huge backlog of audit appeals, the government has revealed who got paid and how much.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals replaced Robert Rosiello as chief financial officer as the embattled company attempts to normalize operations amid a host of ongoing investigations and class action lawsuits.
Tianqiao Chen, through affiliate Shanda Media, announced last Monday that he had accumulated 11.3 million shares of CHS, or 9.9% of common shares. Then he added another 88,000 CHS shares days later to make it an even 10%.