A public hospital has joined a number of Florida providers alleging integrated system Health First is engaging in unfair business practices. The lawsuits come amid increasing numbers of health systems moving toward integration across the country.
UnityPoint Health is ahead of schedule on a number of initiatives to cut costs and increase revenue. The West Des Moines, Iowa-based system has been expanding through acquisitions, which have spurred revenue and volume growth but also put pressure on expenses in recent quarters.
A new Federal Communications Commission ruling could challenge medical-debt collectors seeking to contact patients on their cellphones.
Indianapolis-based Community Health Network has launched a joint venture with management company VillageMD to sell analytics and disease management services to primary-care physicians.
Improved patient experience is healthcare's objective, and addressing root causes that impact patient satisfaction scores is crucial to success.
Bharat Sundaram has been promoted to president of MedAssets' Spend and Clinical Resource Management segment.
The last major piece of the Affordable Care Act could raise costs for thrifty consumers as well as large corporations and union members when it takes effect in 2018.