Three large Iowa systems sign Medicaid contracts | Des Moines Register
Three of Iowa's biggest hospital-and-clinic systems have signed contracts to provide care to patients who will be enrolled in new Medicaid managed-care programs, Gov. Terry Branstad's office announced Thursday.
Carondelet Health terminates 100 employees | Associated Press
Carondelet Health Network laid off 100 employees as part of an initiative to align its cost structure with industry standards.
Detroit medical school, affiliates face cuts, restructuring to deal with $29 million loss | Crain's Detroit Business
The Wayne State University School of Medicine and its affiliates plan a top-to-bottom restructuring that will lead to fewer employees through attrition to help stem losses totaling $29 million at the 1,200-student medical school in fiscal 2015, which ended Sept. 30.
Florida Hospital Heartland Division names new CEO | (Sebring, Fla.) Highlands Today
Bruce Bergherm has been named CEO of Florida Hospital Heartland Division effective Jan. 11, replacing Eric Stevens who now serves as senior executive officer/administrator for the Florida Hospital Orlando campus.
Massachusetts hospital launches program to minimize patient readmissions | The Concord (Mass.) Journal
Emerson Hospital in Concord, Mass. received a $1.2 million investment from the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission to launch a program that helps improve care transitions and reduce readmissions of high-risk patients.