While Mayo Clinic's financials improved, it has endured harsh criticism from residents and public officials of Albert Lea, Minn., who decry Mayo's decision to strip services from the rural community's hospital.
Outcome Health's biggest problem used to be keeping up with all the new hires. Now the company is cutting back staff for the second time in less than two months.
The White House says the true cost of the opioid drug epidemic in 2015 was $504 billion, or more than six times larger than the most recent estimate. The Council of Economic Advisers said some previous studies didn't reflect the number of fatalities blamed on opioids.
The LHC Group and Almost Family merger highlights the growing importance providers are putting on post-acute care in a value-driven payment model.
The Advisory Board Co.'s shareholders and executives finalized a $2.58 billion deal with UnitedHealth Group's Optum and a private equity firm, splitting the consulting group's healthcare business from its education arm.
The past three months, particularly October, have been profitable for Summa Health. This is relatively encouraging for the health system, which lost more than $33 million in operating income in the first half of the year.
As part of its nationwide plan to integrate teams and resources, Trinity Health is combining St. Joseph Mercy Health System and Mercy Health into one statewide system in Michigan.
A 49% increase in hospital-employed physicians between 2012 and 2015 led to a $3.1 billion jump in Medicare costs related to four specific procedures.
At home games, fans sitting in Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City send a wave of support to patients sitting across the way at the new University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital, and now they have t-shirts to match.
HCA-owned East Houston Regional Medical Center will not reopen after the flood damage it sustained from Hurricane Harvey.