A $100 million lawsuit has been filed against McLaren Flint hospital and Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on behalf of four patients who allegedly contracted Legionnaires’ disease while being treated at the facility.
Michigan's U.S. senators have requested $400 million to fix lead-contaminated water pipes in the city of Flint, which they describe as facing a public health crisis.
The Obama administration has tapped HHS to help lead the federal coordination of emergency recovery efforts to deal with contaminated water in Flint, Mich., the agency announced last week.
Detroit's burgeoning technology industry is bringing new jobs to the city and bolstering providers such as Henry Ford Health System. Unemployment in the city has dropped to the mid-single digits after spiking above 20% just two years ago.
GE Healthcare—a division of the Fairfield, Conn.-based multinational company that is in the process of reorganizing itself—will move its headquarters to Chicago from Amersham, near London.
Zipnosis, a Minneapolis-based telehealth company that aims to automate the initial steps of how patients are triaged for care, has raised $17 million in a Series A financing round.
Indiana University Health in Indianapolis will enter a two-hospital joint venture with Community Health Systems as part of its move to scale back its acute-care operations.
University of Chicago Medicine will establish a Level 1 adult trauma center at its Hyde Park campus on Chicago's South Side, scrapping plans to collaboratively develop a trauma center with the city's Holy Cross Hospital.
Providers, patients and lawmakers in Iowa are urging the CMS to reject a waiver request that would permit the state's Medicaid program to become exclusively a managed-care program.
St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, Ill., and Horace Mann Educators Corp., a national insurance company, have teamed up with HSHS Medical Group to open an employer-sponsored health clinic in Springfield.
Six Ohio hospitals are suing HHS over a part of the two-midnight rule that would cut inpatient payments to hospitals.
Accretive Health, the beleaguered revenue-cycle management firm, is trying to demonstrate to investors that it has regained its financial footing after reporting another net loss.
Construction is starting on a $12.3 million cancer center at Presence Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center in Chicago.
Indianapolis-based Anthem lost nearly 70,000 exchange plan members in the third quarter of this year, with many moving from Anthem to another insurer.
Fairview Health Services is blaming its second-quarter drop in operating income on a drop in demand for pricey hepatitis C drugs. The surplus also was reduced by the continuing shift from inpatient to outpatient settings, the Minneapolis-based system said in its recent financial filing.
The Ohio Independent Collaborative, a statewide coalition of independent physicians, recently doubled in size with the addition of Columbus-based Central Ohio Primary Care.
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield will start selling health plans on Iowa's exchange during the 2016 open-enrollment period, after sitting out the first two years.
As part of a larger effort to foster economic growth in Detroit, Henry Ford Health System plans to build a $110 million comprehensive cancer facility in the city, expected to open in the summer of 2018.
The leader of Wichita, Kan.-based Via Christi Health says the system will have to make significant cutbacks because of decreases in reimbursement from Medicare, Medicaid and private insurers.
Hundreds of children in Minnesota could soon have a harder time getting healthcare because of a contract dispute between a payer and a provider.