Preemie babies at Poole Hospital in Dorset, England, have been cuddling with the unlikeliest of bedfellows—crocheted octopuses.
The SSM Health board of directors named Laura Kaiser the new president and CEO of the St. Louis-based Catholic health system. For the past five years, Kaiser has been COO of Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Healthcare.
Community Health Systems has agreed to sell eight hospitals to subsidiaries of Steward Health Care in its single biggest divestiture package to date. Three of the hospitals are in Florida, three in Ohio and two in Pennsylvania.
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.
The findings of the analysis, conducted for Modern Healthcare by MPA Healthcare Solutions, undermines the argument by safety net hospitals that they are automatically disadvantaged in providing quality care.