Health system and health insurer share prices fell at varying levels by Monday's stock market close following a federal judge's ruling to strike down the Affordable Care Act.
Even as disappointing investment gains cut into Scripps Health's net income in its fiscal 2018, the not-for-profit health system managed to boost its operating income 25% year over year.
A combination of scale and operational savvy honed over its 50-year history has made HCA the well-oiled, well-managed corporate machine it is today.
DaVita has knocked $560 million off the purchase price of its medical group, DaVita Medical Holdings, which it's in the process of selling to UnitedHealth Group's Optum.
Dr. Rasu Shrestha will join the Charlotte-based health system in February from University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, where he was chief innovation officer. The radiologist will replace Carol Lovin, who was promoted to Atrium's system chief of staff.
As part of an overall effort at Kentucky-based Baptist Health to centralize supply chain activities, leaders looked at supply inventory systems and delivery methods to reduce costs, improve par optimization and enhance efficiency.