A federal appeals court ruled that St. Francis Medical Center's exclusive contracts with commercial insurers did not violate antitrust laws by keeping other Peoria, Ill., hospitals out of their provider networks.
Hospital stock prices jumped on Thursday as investors reacted to the Senate's proposal for repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act.
Losses from self-pay patients have hospitals scrambling to better manage patient registration and bill collections.
DuPage Medical Group, the largest independent physician group in the Chicago area, is continuing its rapid expansion by entering the northwest suburbs.
Houston-based health system Memorial Hermann will cut 350 jobs, the organization announced Wednesday, citing escalating costs, declining reimbursements and a softened local economy.
The 10-hospital Kentucky Health Collaborative used its first year of operations to build trust among CEOs and tackle a few group purchasing projects. Now, it will take on population health.