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Reform boosts results for publicly traded hospitals, and other briefs
By Modern Healthcare | July 26, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Healthcare reform is producing positive financial benefits for publicly traded hospitals, if early Q2 earnings releases are any indication of what to expect from other systems when they report quarterly earnings.
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Tufts reports improved margin in third quarter
By Beth Kutscher | July 26, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Tufts Medical Center in Boston improved its financial performance in the third quarter of its fiscal year thanks to higher outpatient volume and tightly managing its expenses.
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Vital Signs
Healthcare leaders rolling with the punches in wake of subsidy rulings
By Andis Robeznieks | July 25, 2014
This week's court rulings that cast doubt on exchange subsidies in many states had the nation's great minds making big-picture pronouncements of what it all meant. In the trenches of the healthcare industry, leaders were asked to explain the perplexing developments to customers and local business...
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Early Q2 financials show reform benefiting hospitals' bottom lines
By Beth Kutscher | July 25, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Healthcare reform is producing positive financial benefits for publicly traded hospitals, if early Q2 earnings releases are any indication of what to expect from other systems when they report quarterly results.
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Medtronic CEO addresses Covidien deal, plans to move to Dublin
By Jaimy Lee | July 25, 2014
Medtronic CEO Omar Ishrak is facing many questions about his plans for the medical-device maker—principally revolving around the deal announced in June to buy Irish medical supplier Covidien and move the company's headquarters to Dublin from Minneapolis.
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Margin squeeze, legal expenses lead to lower Covidien earnings
By Jaimy Lee | July 25, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Covidien, the Dublin-based surgical and medical-device supplier, reported that sales increased by 4% in the third quarter, but profits fell by 22%.
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Magellan's poor Q2 triggered by contract loss
By Bob Herman | July 25, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Shares of Magellan Health, formerly Magellan Health Services, tumbled considerably in morning trading after the Avon, Conn.-based healthcare management company reported lower-than-expected earnings and revenue, the result in part of a major contract loss in Arizona.
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WellCare earnings pummeled by expanded Florida managed-care Medicaid plan
By John N. Frank | July 25, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Shares of WellCare Health Plans sank in early Friday trading, a day after the Tampa, Fla.-based Medicaid managed-care company reported a net loss of $7.5 million for its second quarter compared with net income of $46.9 million in the same quarter last year.
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Sentara's first half benefits from transactions, more heart surgeries
By Bob Herman | July 25, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Sentara Healthcare, Norfolk, Va., reported a higher operating surplus and total revenue in the six months ended June 30 as the system started to reap rewards from two recent transactions and higher volumes in two service lines.
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Cerner's rising profits and bookings boost outlook
By Rachel Landen | July 24, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Cerner Corp. continues to benefit as hospitals and physician practices face increasing pressure to integrate information technology into healthcare delivery and the measurement of its quality and costs.
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