State politicians have ramped up pressure on California Attorney General Kamala Harris to block the sale of the Daughters of Charity Health System to for-profit Prime Healthcare Services.
Prem Reddy of Prime Healthcare Services draws fire for wrangling with insurers, shucking unprofitable service lines, using aggressive coding, slashing overhead and fighting unions. Yet his bids for failing systems keep on winning.
Twenty-six Pennsylvania state health centers must remain open, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania ruled Thursday, reversing a lower court's decision that allowed the state to move forward with shuttering them.
Thousands of nurses at Kaiser Permanente hospitals and clinics in northern California walked out to draw attention to what the California Nurses Association describes as the system's lack of preparation for Ebola. Kaiser officials say they're puzzled by the demands.
More details were revealed last week about Prime Healthcare Services' proposed acquisition of Daughters of Charity Health System as the parties submitted their takeover application to the California attorney general.
More details were revealed Wednesday about Prime Healthcare Services' proposed acquisition of Daughters of Charity Health System as the parties submitted their takeover application to the California attorney general.
Nurses and other employees at Daughters of Charity Health System have filed a class-action suit, arguing that their employer underfunded its pension plan and a sale would further jeopardize their retirement benefits.
Hospitals' ability to protect their employees is weighing on the minds of American healthcare workers as a nurse in Texas fights for her life against the deadly Ebola virus she contracted while caring for a patient there.
Daughters of Charity Health System last week officially chose for-profit Prime Healthcare Services as the buyer for its six California hospitals.
Daughters of Charity Health System, a stressed multihospital system in Los Altos, Hills, Calif., said Thursday it will start reviewing final bids from seven potential buyers on Sept. 12.
Fast-food workers recently have been leading the call for a $15-an-hour wage, and now unionized home health workers plan to publicly join in that fight.
Prime Healthcare Services is suing a union it says is waging an ongoing smear campaign to pressure the chain into unionizing its workforce.