An appeals court on Tuesday dropped more than half of a $434 million settlement HCA is paying for failing to follow through on part of a 14-year deal. HCA will pay $188 million to the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City for not investing in capital improvements as part of a merger deal.
Intermountain Healthcare allows patients at four of its smaller hospitals to consult with infectious disease specialists through video and phone conferencing.
HCA Holdings is expecting to report $4.5 billion in income before taxes for 2016, a 13.7% increase from the previous year. The Nashville-based system also expects to report a 1.6% increase in same-facility admissions for the fourth quarter of 2016 compared to the same period in the previous year.
The University of Pennsylvania Health System plans to extend its reach into New Jersey by acquiring Princeton HealthCare System, the two hospital groups said this week.
Links between community hospitals and cancer centers can lead to better care and a better bottom line. Many regard these relationships as necessary to preserve quality and expand access to state-of-the-art oncology care.
Neosho Memorial tasks every staff member with taking care of patients.
Sequel Youth and Family Services, a growing behavioral health provider, is set to become a public company in April upon completion of its sale to Global Partner Acquisition Corp. GPAC liked Sequel for its clinical programs and growth track record in a burgeoning healthcare segment.
Hospitals that had the worst readmission rates prior to the Affordable Care Act improved the most, the authors found.