The $2 billion acquisition of NxStage will allow Fresenius to capture market share in the home dialysis segment and capitalize on payment models that favor coordinated care, analysts said.
Chinese billionaire Tianqiao Chen as recently as February used his 10% stake in Legg Mason to gain two board seats at the asset-management firm, including the vice chairmanship for himself. His designs for CHS haven't been made public but he already carries weight with his holdings.
Story updated July 7, 2017.ORLANDO, Fla.—The rise of high-deductible health plans is driving one Missouri hospital to completely revamp patient registration, billing and collection.
Presence Health, the largest Catholic health system in Illinois, is selling two downstate hospitals to OSF HealthCare. The move comes as the 12-hospital system works to turn around its finances by shedding workers and naming new leadership.
The Illinois Nurses Association, a union created by nurse practitioners, will be the first nurses' union recognized by the state's largest hospital network.
The economic term for what's happening in retailing is disintermediation—the removal of middlemen from a supply chain or a series of transactions.
Bayada Home Health Care described the move to not-for-profit as the first of its kind in the industry, driven by a motivation to sustain the organization for multiple generations and bolster recruiting and retention efforts.