Losses at Community Health Systems continued to mount in the third quarter as the troubled hospital company considers a sale. CHS next week is expected to report a loss of $83 million.
HCA will receive $750 million to transfer ownership of OU Medicine. SSM Health will partner with OU and the University Hospitals Authority and Trust to create a health care network.
Total health-benefit cost growth for employer-based insurance has slowed to a near-record low in recent years, but it's employees who are feeling the pinch.
Unlike healthcare thought leaders and policy wonks, only a scant few practicing physicians are committed to population health management, value-based care and the “triple aim.”
The developer of the Auvi-Q, a previously failed competitor to the EpiPen, will bring back the “talking” epinephrine auto-injector to the market in the first half of 2017, amid public backlash against EpiPen maker Mylan.
Intermountain Healthcare's supply chain chief will take his talents to Pensiamo, a supply chain venture recently formed by UPMC and IBM.
Trinity Health ended its fiscal year with lower margins as it suffered from a massive $65.3 million liability charge this year for its Ohio Medicare Advantage plan Medigold and higher labor and supply costs.
If talks between Dignity Health and Catholic Health Initiatives bring them together, the union would deliver complementary geography and potential cost savings. And it could tap Dignity's knack for savvy joint ventures to tackle some of CHI's challenges.
Acadia Healthcare hopes the announced sale last week of 21 behavioral health facilities in the United Kingdom will clear antitrust obstacles to its $2.2 billion acquisition of 300-hospital Priory Group announced 10 months ago.
Eli Lilly's profit slipped 3% in the third quarter and the drugmaker fell well short of Wall Street expectations as competition and a loss of patent protection chopped revenue for some key products.
Higher sales of vaccines and prescription medicines, coupled with restrained spending, helped Merck & Co. post a 20% jump in third-quarter profit, trouncing Wall Street expectations.
REITs are hoping more not-for-profit hospital systems will see the wisdom of selling off their real estate to unlock capital for expansion, a strategy increasingly being used by for-profit systems.