Struggling hospital giant Community Health Systems confirmed Monday that it is exploring strategic options with financial sponsors, but said talks are very preliminary and may not lead to a transaction.
In the three years since the FDA published final regulations on a unique device identifier system, most manufacturers and distributors have successfully started phasing in UDIs for their products. But few healthcare providers are able to take full advantage of the data.
Burwell reportedly cited recent surveys that show enrollees are extremely satisfied with their coverage and that record numbers of people have gained insurance. She also downplayed the significance of UnitedHealthcare and Aetna pulling out of the exchanges. The meeting came just days after...
Quoting anonymous sources “with knowledge of the matter,” Bloomberg said hospital giant Community Health Systems had enlisted advisers to consider options. Deliberations are in the early stages and there is no certainty of a deal, according to reports.
Acadia Healthcare is embarking on a strategy of joint venturing with not-for-profit hospital systems to open psychiatric beds. The nation's largest for-profit owner of psychiatric hospitals announced this week that it is partnering with Ochsner Health System to open an 82-bed psychiatric hospital.
Johnson & Johnson says it is paying more than $4.33 billion in cash to buy the eye health unit of Abbott Laboratories to boost its vision business.
Four Delaware-based health systems have formed a statewide strategic partnership in an effort to cut costs and improve quality outcomes.
Ascension's operating surplus exceeded three-quarters of a billion dollars last year. The not-for-profit hospital system remains larger than almost all of its for-profit peers.
Rod Laughlin, who made a reputation building psychiatric and long-term acute-care hospital companies, has returned to behavioral health with big plans and a big acquisition. His Perimeter Healthcare has purchased WoodRidge Behavioral Care.
Patient satisfaction isn't just about the way patients are treated by physicians and staff. The equipment and products used in healthcare facilities can have a significant impact on patient opinion, according to an industry report.
Geisinger Health System is trying to fill 1,500 open positions for physicians, nurses, clinicians and support staff after hiring 444 people since July 1. Healthcare hiring has been a driver of U.S. jobs creation since the recession, especially over the past two years.
Pharmacists are concerned that several forms of penicillin are in shortage, including one used as the primary treatment for syphilis.