Summa Health is eliminating 300 positions

Summa Health is eliminating 300 positions

By Lydia Coutré  |  June 26, 2017

Summa Health is eliminating more than 300 positions, cutting services, consolidating units and "re-evaluating our ongoing capital needs" to avoid a $60 million loss projected this year that could threaten its independence, the health system announced on Monday.

Christus rebrands its acquired hospitals in Colombia

By Dave Barkholz  |  June 23, 2017

Irving, Texas-based Christus Health has rebranded its hospital and healthcare operations in Colombia. Christus is one of the few U.S. hospital companies with extensive operations in Latin and South America. The new name is Christus Sinergia Salud (Sinergy Health).

Providers mobilize to oppose Senate ACA repeal bill

By Alex Kacik  |  June 22, 2017

The Senate's proposed bill to replace Obamacare was immediately met with widespread dissent from healthcare providers throughout the country, including one of the largest for-profits, Tenet Healthcare.

Hospitals handling growing debt loads—for now

Hospitals handling growing debt loads—for now

By Dave Barkholz  |  June 22, 2017

Hospitals are taking advantage of favorable borrowing rates to raise money in the bond markets for acquisitions and debt refinancing. But will they lament the binge?


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