The agreement includes Saint Francis Hospital–Memphis and Saint Francis Hospital–Bartlett, their associated physician practices and six MedPost urgent care centers. The deal is expected to close in 2020.
The California Consumer Privacy Act, one of the most comprehensive data-privacy laws to date, goes into effect in January. But some details—like how businesses should manage employee data—are still being worked out.
Tony Tedeschi, CEO of Detroit Medical Center, has announced his retirement as CEO of the seven-hospital, investor-owned health system, effective Jan. 1, when Audrey Gregory, current president of DMC's downtown adult hospitals, will replace him.
Registered nurses at Community First Medical Center, a Medicaid-dependent hospital on the Northwest Side of Chicago struggling with staff and supply shortages and malfunctioning equipment, voted yesterday to unionize after failing in several previous attempts.
For-profit Community Health Systems Chief Financial Officer Thomas Aaron will retire on Dec. 31. He has served in the position since May 2017 after first joining CHS in November 2016 as senior vice president of finance.
Seven health systems and physician organizations in Southeast Michigan have agreed to contract with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan in January under "value-based" contracts that share risk and could provide additional revenue if they lower costs and improve quality.
South Carolina's work requirement will apply to Medicaid beneficiaries with incomes under 100% of the federal poverty level, or $12,240 for an individual up to $25,100 for a family of four, with some exemptions.
For the first time since the early 1900s, more Americans are dying at home rather than in hospitals, a trend that reflects more hospice care and progress toward the kind of end that most people say they want.
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The fine marks the second settlement HHS' Office for Civil Rights has announced as part of its Right of Access Initiative, an effort the agency launched earlier this year to ensure patients have access to their medical records as mandated under HIPAA.
Operating cash flow will grow 2% to 3% in 2020, driven by the highest Medicare reimbursement rate increases in around a decade. As a result, Moody's Investors Service has changed its outlook for not-for-profit hospitals from negative to stable.