Athenahealth had a tough third quarter as providers stepped back from the electronic health record vendor's products, sparking an "organizational redesign" with nearly 400 employees laid off.
As expected, hurricanes and Medicaid woes are among the causes HCA, the nation's largest hospital chain faced a tough third quarter.
Sanford Health has set up kiosks in its clinics that estimate patients' out-of-pocket costs, a practice that has significantly increased upfront collections. Delayed payments have taken a toll on many health systems' bottom lines.
Cleveland HeartLab has agreed to be acquired by Quest Diagnostics, a Fortune 500 medical testing company based in New Jersey.
The Salt Lake City-based integrated health system is replacing its geographically defined administrative regions with a systemwide structure made up of community care and specialty care groups to better align internally to deliver more efficient and effective care, CEO Marc Harrison said.
In the last decade, supply chain has moved away from being focused solely on acquisition costs to become a core strategic partner within many healthcare organizations. The essential link that ties together all of the various stakeholders in the continuum of care, supply chain is uniquely positioned...
Boston Medical Center had the data to improve the provider's surgery block schedules but lacked the data and tools to efficiently take action. Those are common hurdles that have slowed providers' transition to more streamlined operations and lower costs.