Over the past 50 years, HCA Healthcare has ridden the waves of a turbulent healthcare economy and survived a massive Medicare fraud investigation. Three generations of CEOs talk about the company's secret sauce.
HCA Healthcare's announcement that its CEO, R. Milton Johnson, will retire at the end of the year didn't come as a surprise—the for-profit hospital chain has a history of regularly refreshing its top post.
HCA Healthcare CEO R. Milton Johnson will step down from leading the hospital chain at the end of 2018 and be replaced by current President and Chief Operating Officer Sam Hazen.
HCA Healthcare has signed a definitive agreement with Mission Health to acquire the not-for-profit system for $1.5 billion. The proceeds will go to a not-for-profit fund to improve the health and well-being of western North Carolina residents.
Mission Health is planning to call bonds about a year after they were issued as part of its possible acquisition by HCA, leading to some sizable losses for investors.
Mission Health, the not-for-profit health system that HCA Healthcare is looking to buy, will place $90 million into six local foundations if the deal closes.
HCA Healthcare helped mark its 50th anniversary by ringing the opening bell Aug. 14 at the New York Stock Exchange.
For-profit chain HCA Healthcare's net income jumped 25% during the second quarter of 2018, beating key earnings predictions from Wall Street analysts, according to its earnings release Wednesday.
Heavy hitters Anthem, HCA and UHS will release their Q2 earnings. Meanwhile, a House panel will delve into the MIPS program.
HCA Healthcare saw a significant boost in flu-related emergency department and urgent-care visits and admissions during the first quarter, and its net income jumped 74% year-over-year.
Share prices of publicly traded hospital companies have been volatile along with the rest of the stock market.
A small number of hospitals and health systems are turning to the courts to challenge Anthem's new policies restricting outpatient imaging and emergency department coverage. Attorneys and industry experts disagree on the cases' merits.