Profits were up at Premier, thanks to rising supply chain revenues and a recent acquisition.
With last week's agreement to sell eight hospitals, Community Health Systems now has 25 hospitals under negotiation to sell, CHS said Monday while announcing a $220 million fourth-quarter net loss and $1.7 billion loss for all of 2016.
New survey data from the American Hospital Association underscore the wide variation in hospital expenses from state to state and between different types of facilities.
Huron Consulting, a Chicago-based and publicly traded firm with a lot of healthcare information technology experience, has acquired Innosight Holdings, a privately held business growth strategy consultancy in a deal with a potential total value of $135 million.
Just a few days after appointing a new CEO, troubled insurance and human resources startup Zenefits is laying off nearly half of its staff.
It may seem counterintuitive to hire newcomers in a field that's more complicated than ever, but experts are urging healthcare organizations to consider recruiting supply chain leaders who can apply expertise from other industries.
The House on Thursday voted to overturn an Obama-era rule that sought to protect providers such as Planned Parenthood from losing state funding. Abortion rights activists are revving for a fight.