Sanford Health offers barbed remarks for Fairview Health Services after announcing that their months-long confidential merger talks have ended without a deal. In the Pacific Northwest, Catholic Health Initiatives and Peace Health say their talks have ended. >>>
Clinical experience is becoming essential to effective leadership in the hospital C-suite. Seeing physicians in hospital CEO positions and at the boardroom table is becoming more commonplace. Why aren't there more nurses among them? >>>
With renewed urgency, hospitals, healthcare leaders, and insurers are initiating strategies to curtail what is a growing problem: the use of emergency department services by patients who return time and again. >>>
Although the idea of collecting money up front—or at least verifying insurance details to be certain the payer will ultimately reimburse for services—seems basic, it's surprisingly uncommon in the healthcare industry. >>>
Medical complications in surgical patients generate profits for hospitals, a study led by Atul Gawande, MD, shows. But the American Hospital Association disputes the report's implications that hospitals aren't incentivized to avoid complications. >>>
Almost two-thirds of the nation's 258 teaching hospitals that report enough data to calculate a safety score ranked below average, the director of the Consumer Reports Health Ratings Center says. >>>
The two providers have a long history of collaboration in Wisconsin with shared initiatives around value-based care and a jointly owned health plan. Under the deal, Dean and its subsidiaries will become part of SSM. >>>
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