As part of a pilot program to address food insecurity, MetroHealth is opening a food clinic on the system's main campus in Cleveland.
The CMS warned that Aurora Chicago Lakeshore Hospital, one of the city's largest psychiatric hospitals, is not adequately protecting suicidal patients from harming themselves and could lose its Medicare billing privileges.
The American Hospital Association's new initiative is meant to better inform both policymakers and the public about the 340B program and how hospitals use the savings they generate from it.
Ascension Health continues to grow its revenue, although its operating income was significantly stifled in its fiscal 2018 as the massive health system works to standardize its revenue cycle system-wide.
Cleveland Clinic, the second largest employer in Ohio, reports that it boosted Ohio's economy by $17.8 billion in 2016, according to the system's latest economic impact report, which it produces every three years.
Following a multimillion-dollar operating loss in 2017, Summa Health in the first half of this year managed to achieve a $43 million turnaround of its finances and is back in the black.
The CMS wants to buck a trend of hospitals denying patient transfers from ambulatory surgery centers. The proposal is part of a broader effort to reduce providers' administrative burdens and improve access to care.
Health systems have started to re-evaluate how they engage and interact with patients in their care as consumer expectations increasingly demand more personalized and less fragmented healthcare experiences.
Their union builds off an existing academic affiliation spanning two decades to create an 18-hospital system with about $5.9 billion in revenue.
North Carolina hospitals hunkered down and waited for emergency patients to arrive after Hurricane Florence pummeled the coast near Wrightsville Beach on Friday morning.
The not-for-profit California health systems plan to expand their care sites with more Marin and UCSF providers and specialists throughout Marin County.
Coastal hospitals that have long endured threats from hurricanes have launched into time-tested emergency preparations this week, while inland hospitals are gearing up to take in acute patients to be transferred from the coast.