St. Louis-based SSM Health signed letters of intent to sell three of its Missouri hospitals to University of Missouri Health Care and Mosaic Life Care. The health system said it expects the due diligence process to take a few months.
The healthcare industry saw fewer bankruptcies in the second quarter of 2018 compared with the first, according to law firm Polsinelli, breaking with eight quarters of record or near-record highs. But one report author doesn't expect the lull to stick.
A number of speakers at this year's Healthcare Financial Management Association's conference urged health system financial executives to set aside their reservations and more fully embrace value-based purchasing.
Best Buy is the latest consumer company to step further into healthcare. The consumer tech retailer will buy GreatCall, maker of mobile devices aimed at the aging population.
More young nurses are opting to get advanced degrees, which could help fill gaps in primary care. But it could also take them away from patients' bedsides, according to a new survey.
The Teamsters union is urging its fellow McKesson Corp. shareholders to vote against the re-election of the drug distributor's audit committee chair at its annual shareholder meeting on July 25.
The past decade has seen a proliferation in the number of stand-alone emergency departments. But in some markets, the saturation is too much to handle.