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.
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).
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 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?
WellStar Health System and Sutter Health continue the parade of not-for-profits raising money in the bond markets with separate proposed offerings totaling about $1.3 billion.
Constraining the growth of Medicaid spending and reducing federal support for expanded coverage will disproportionately hurt rural communities, a new report says.
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Chu is leaving his role at Memorial Hermann Health System effective immediately.
Post-acute care is often “fragmented and siloed” from the rest of the health care system. Now, hospitals can make some smart next steps and think strategically about post-acute care.
Hospital mergers like the one that formed eight-hospital Beaumont Health in September 2014 often take five years or more to ultimately be judged a success or failure.
Greenville (S.C.) Health System has agreed to merge with Palmetto Health to create the largest hospital system in South Carolina. The partnership would operate 13 hospitals and serve 1.2 million patients annually.
PricewaterhouseCoopers Health Research Institute projected that medical costs in 2018 will increase by 6.5% from 2017, but that still outpaces general inflation by two to three times and is unsustainable.