Banner Health to be replaced as operator of Alaska hospital | Fairbanks (Alaska) News-Miner
The Greater Fairbanks (Alaska) Community Hospital Foundation is ending its 15-year affiliation with Phoenix-based Banner Health. The foundation, which owns the hospital, announced in a Thursday afternoon news release that it is considering an affiliation with "one of several health systems."
UPMC invests in N.Y. hospital | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
UPMC on Thursday signed an affiliation agreement with the 317-bed WCA Hospital in Jamestown, N.Y., consummating a three-year collaboration between the two institutions.
Creditors split on future of bankrupt Mich. hospital | Detroit Free Press
The future of Doctors' Hospital of Michigan in Pontiac will remain uncertain for at least another week after creditors failed Thursday to reach a conclusive vote on competing bankruptcy reorganization plans for the long-struggling hospital.
Michigan hospitals notify holdout CRNAs jobs end Dec. 31 | Crain’s Detroit Business
St. John Health System is making it official: Nurse anesthetists at two Providence hospitals who haven’t signed a third-party employment agreement are out the door at month’s end, presumably with no hospital severance benefits or unemployment.
Detroit City Council passes ordinance on medical marijuana dispensaries | Crain's Detroit Business
After more than four hours of legal and council discussion and dozens of city resident comments, the Detroit City Council on Thursday evening approved by a vote of 6-1 a zoning ordinance that experts say could close up to half of the city's medical marijuana dispensaries.
N.Y. Medicaid work group weighs in on value-based payments | Crain's New York Business
The State of New York's roadmap for moving Medicaid to value-based payments calls for 90% of Medicaid managed care reimbursement using the model by 2020. That schedule is sparking significant concern among many not-for-profit groups that feel unprepared for the shift.
St. Louis CEO to leave post in January | St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Des Peres Hospital CEO Johan Grah is leaving his post in mid-January to become CEO at Lakewood Regional Medical Center in Lakewood, Calif. David Loving will serve as interim CEO.
Washington Adventist Hospital to build new facility in 2016 | Washington Business Journal
Washington Adventist Hospital in Takoma Park, Md., received confirmation from state regulators on Thursday to build a new 170-bed facility in White Oak, M. Construction could begin as early as next month on the $331 million hospital.