The Massachusetts Health Policy Commission has begun reviewing the planned merger between Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Lahey Health and several other hospital systems that would create the second-largest healthcare network in the state.
After layoffs and significant operating losses in fiscal 2016 and 2017, DeKalb Medical in Georgia has spent months looking for a partner. Now, it may soon join Atlanta-based Emory Healthcare. The two organizations signed a letter of intent to form a strategic partnership.
Bitcoin futures recently launched on a mainstream exchange. But the healthcare industry has been slow to adopt the cryptocurrency for anything more than paying ransom for breached data.
For much of 2017, attention was on efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. By the end of the year, though, industry trends pointed toward the market reshaping itself through mergers and new offerings.
When tragedy strikes, it's the nation's paramedics and emergency medical technicians who are typically first on the scene to deliver care and try to save lives. And 2017 certainly put the emergency medical services workforce to the test, with multiple natural disasters and another string of mass...
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...
Healthcare organizations should consider seeking greater cross-sector collaboration, new strategic investments and creative efficiencies to build resilience as they brace for more change next year, according to a new PricewaterhouseCoopers report.