Executives find themselves at the crossroads on virtually every critical issue facing the industry. From adapting to new payment models to embracing a consumer-centric mindset, there's no shortage of “what do we do now?” moments.
For Tracy Carter, vice president of government relations at Cleveland-based MetroHealth System, protecting Medicaid is intertwined with the public health system's overall mission. In recent budget battles, her team fought off cuts that would have cost MetroHealth nearly $25 million.
A number of hospital systems have moved to establish intensive, team-based primary-care clinics along the lines of those operated by innovative independent operators like ChenMed and Iora Health.
Hospital administrators, worried about denials, have been pushing doctors to perform knee replacement procedures in outpatient settings.
Analysts predict HCA Healthcare will once again outshine its investor-owned hospital peers in the upcoming third-quarter earnings season.
A new Kaufman Hall report finds hospitals and health systems are making only limited progress when it comes to cutting costs, and aren't prioritizing areas like service rationalization or clinical variation.
The Vatican has given the ecclesiastical green light to the proposed merger between Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health, a deal that would create the nation's largest not-for-profit hospital company by revenue.
A jury in federal court in Port Huron, Mich., unanimously said Tuesday that Pontiac General Hospital breached a contract with the Canadian parents of an international medical school graduate who paid $400,000 believing their son would be accepted into the hospital's residency program.
Detroit Medical Center faces a surprise quality inspection that could happen any time from state and federal regulators, according to officials from the Chicago office of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulation.
Johns Hopkins University is naming a research building for Henrietta Lacks, whose cells were taken without her consent and widely used in revolutionary research.
Eight hospitals have evacuated patients in the wake of Hurricane Michael, although five of those remain open for emergency patients. HCA Healthcare and Universal Health Services are among those transferring patients out of damaged facilities.
If Community Health Systems' planned divestiture goes through, two acute-care hospitals in Spartanburg, S.C., will have the same owner.