Invacare Corp. cut some of its losses from a rough fiscal 2014, but the company's CEO has nonetheless decided to fire a key executive and take over leadership of the medical equipment manufacturer's North American businesses.
Universal Health Services reported a 26.2% increase in first-quarter net income, which the publicly traded system attributed to an improving economy, higher patient volume and more insurance coverage.
More warning signals are flashing on the health industry's readiness for the upcoming switch to ICD-10 diagnostic and procedure codes—this time from a key revenue-cycle management sector.
Lancaster (Pa.) General Health, a single-hospital system about 70 miles west of Philadelphia, will become a part of the University of Pennsylvania Health System.
National Nurses United's call Monday for strikes at the University of Chicago Medical Center and eight hospitals in California follows a slew of fights the union has picked with management recently over what it says are issues with staffing and patient care.
Acquisitions, restructuring and rising interest expenses left Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings with falling income despite slightly higher revenue in its first quarter.
HHS patted itself on the back Wednesday, saying Medicare spending was $316 billion lower than expected between 2009 and 2013 thanks to its policies. But various economic trends indicate the slowdown may not last.