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CHI's interim operating chief faces daunting turnaround

By Dave Barkholz  |  December 22, 2016
CHI's interim operating chief faces daunting turnaround

Anthony Jones, a hospital turnaround consultant tapped by Catholic Health Initiatives as its interim operating chief, got a glimpse of the work ahead in a first-quarter operating loss of $217.8 million.

Financial Results

CHS signals all-clear on takeover threat

CHS signals all-clear on takeover threat

Community Health Systems CEO Wayne Smith said Thursday that the hospital company on April 1 intends to let lapse a poison pill defense against a potential hostile takeover as it pursues a turnaround that includes hospital and asset divestitures.

Provider Revenue-Cycle

The tough terrain of transparent pricing

The tough terrain of transparent pricing

Scott Powder, Advocate Health Care's chief strategy officer, had a frustrating experience trying to price shop for an MRI for his daughter. That's part of what led him to embark on a two-year effort to make his system's pricing simpler and more transparent for consumers.

Staffing

Parties in Summa Health staffing dispute agree on little

Parties in Summa Health staffing dispute agree on little

Leaders from Summa Health System and Summa Emergency Associates, the independent physician group that staffed the system's emergency departments until this month, agree on this: Contract negotiations, which ultimately broke down days before the deadline, could have started sooner.

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