Though few physicians realize it yet, a new CMS rule will begin to pay them for the hours they and their clinical teams spend managing Medicare patients' chronic conditions beyond face-to-face office visits. >>>
Healthcare finance leaders see scary financial challenges ahead in 2014 around declining reimbursements, health insurance exchanges, and high-deductible health plans. >>>
Merger and acquisition activity shows no signs of slowing, yet some hospital and health system leaders see independence as a viable strategy. >>>
Innovation, partnerships, and execution—not scale—will determine success, says the CEO of Genesis Health System (IA). To the many overtures for consolidation, he is confident that the right answer remains "no." >>>
The volume and value of hospital mergers and acquisitions increased in the third quarter of 2013 when compared with the same period in 2012, although the fundamental reasons for the market consolidations are essentially the same, according to a PwC report. Healthcare sector churn is far from settled. >>>
Douglas Hawthorne, CEO of Texas Health Resources, has repeatedly made big bets on where the puck is going in healthcare, and those bets have almost always paid off. Now his behemoth health system is seeking to take responsibility for caring for individuals over a lifetime. Making that change pay off financially is the critical challenge. From the 2013 HealthLeaders 20. >>>
Nearly two years after its entry into the Michigan market, for-profit LifePoint expands its footprint with deals in two rural communities. >>>
Hospital and health system job growth looks strong, Connecticut sees its first hospital strike in 25 years, and a hospital worker convicted of infecting patients is sentenced in New Hampshire. >>>
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