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Capella sale to REIT shows hospitals seek to monetize real estate

Capella sale to REIT shows hospitals seek to monetize real estate

By Beth Kutscher  |  August 01, 2015

The sale of Capella Healthcare to a real estate investment trust heralds more deals to come between hospital operating companies and REITs as more providers realize it's time to cash in on their rich real estate portfolios, analysts say.

Struggling Accretive to report earnings after nixing Ascension offer

By Beth Kutscher  |  August 01, 2015

Accretive Health, the Chicago-based revenue-cycle management firm that recently turned down a takeover offer from Ascension Health, will give investors additional details on its financial performance when it reports earnings Wednesday.

Molina Healthcare's stock rises on rosy second quarter

Molina Healthcare's stock rises on rosy second quarter

By Bob Herman  |  July 31, 2015

Second-quarter earnings at Molina Healthcare were five times higher than the same period last year. The managed-care insurer based in Long Beach, Calif., is almost exclusively focused on Medicaid populations.

Blockbuster drugs drive Amgen's strong Q2 earnings

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  July 31, 2015

Strong sales of Amgen's blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis medication Enbrel helped drive the company's 7% profit hike during the second quarter and also offset a 1% decline in combined sales of its best-selling cancer drugs Neupogen and Neulasta.

Healthcare spending grows twice as fast as economy

Healthcare spending grows twice as fast as economy

By Michael Sandler  |  July 30, 2015

Healthcare spending grew at twice the rate of the rest of the economy in the second quarter, renewing fears that the sector's upward march has resumed after nearly a half decade of relative calm.

Q2 profits fall at MedAssets

By Adam Rubenfire  |  July 30, 2015

Second-quarter profits fell at MedAssets as the company faced restructuring costs and other expenses rose, even as newly acquired analytics firm Sg2 contributed additional revenue.

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