In 2006, Paradise Valley Hospital, just 13 miles from Mexico and a world away from the luxury condos, convention hotels and craft beer bars that dot nearby downtown San Diego, faced imminent closure.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who is slated to help decide the fate of the healthcare reform law next year, reportedly was resting comfortably last Wednesday morning after having a stent placed in her heart.
Expanding Medicaid does not appear to have fueled healthcare employment in states that raised eligibility and accepted billions of dollars in additional federal matching funds for their programs under the healthcare reform law.
Healthcare stocks are attracting the big-money crowd, a sign that serious investors think there's money to be made in the sector, according to one tracker of where billionaires invest.
The Cleveland Clinic more than doubled its third-quarter operating surplus year over year, but lower investment returns hurt its bottom line, the system reported Wednesday.
The largest not-for-profit health systems in the U.S. are generally reporting strong operating margins for the quarter that ended Sept. 30.
Cone Health improved its operating margin in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014 as outpatient volume increased and the system tackled rising expenses, particularly labor costs.
Daughters of Charity Health System's financial situation has continued to deteriorate, newly released earnings reports show, as the six-hospital group awaits attorney general approval for its controversial sale to Prime Healthcare Services.
Community Health Network, Indianapolis, reported Tuesday that its operating margin for the three quarters ended Sept. 30 had soared to 9.3% from 1.6% in the same period the prior year.
SCL Health System, the Denver-based group, had a steady operating margin of 2.3% in the first nine months of the year, despite some loss of patient volume.
A sortable compilation of U.S. mergers and acquisitions among providers, payers, vendors and pharma/life sciences sectors of the healthcare industry during October 2014.
Trinity Health, the system formerly known as CHE Trinity, reported a first-quarter operating surplus that was 56.8% higher than during the same period in its last fiscal year as it booked higher volume and fewer integration expenses.