Dr. Cliff Deveny will serve as Summa Health system's interim president and CEO and is "absolutely expected" to be among the candidates for a permanent new leader, according to a news release.
Select Medical, one of the nation's largest operators of specialty hospitals and outpatient rehabilitation clinics, is hoping its rapid expansion into new markets will pay off in 2017. Start-up costs dragged down earnings last year.
Frontier Healthcare Holdings, which manages 15 ambulatory surgery centers in New York and New Jersey, is selling its minority ownership stakes in 10 New York surgery centers to Physicians Endoscopy.
Members of nearly every corner of the healthcare sector all seemed to share the same uncertainty during this year's Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society convention.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health and Elliot Health System, both in New Hampshire, announced Friday that they had decided to end their latest round of discussions, which began in May 2016. The two systems engaged in talks for most of 2015.
A leaked draft of the House Republican bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act would end the Medicaid expansion by 2020, spend a much larger than expected amount of money on state high-risk pools, and create premium tax credits offering 60-year-olds just twice as much as 30-year-olds.
After a five-year effort to boost its support of breastfeeding, Rush University Medical Center has obtained a prestigious "baby-friendly" designation by a World Health Organization-affiliated institution. Rush is only the fourth hospital in Chicago to earn the designation.
The Yelp for doctors has yet to arrive. That's according to a new JAMA study that shows commercial websites that rate doctors are limited both in scope and usefulness.
The Trump administration will allow insurers and consumers to extend for an additional year individual and small-group health plans that do not comply with the Affordable Care Act's coverage rules. Some say that will hurt efforts to stabilize the individual market.
Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings just inked a major deal with two West Coast providers. The lab giant is in a deals race with rival Quest Diagnostics.