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US seeks to intervene in St Jude whistleblower suit
The U.S. government said it wants to intervene in a lawsuit against St. Jude Medical Inc. in which a former worker...
Baylor heart hospital has lowest readmission rate in the U.S. for second straight year
  Baylor Heart and Vascular Hospital, for the second year in a row, had the lowest readmission rate for heart...
Atrius Health, Boston-based Beth Israel expand affiliation
Atrius Health, a Newton, MA-based alliance of five community medical groups across Eastern Massachusetts, announced it...
Georgia-based Gwinnett Medical faces fight over open heart surgery
Lawrenceville, GA-based Gwinnett Medical Center's bid to perform open-heart surgery has set up a fight with Emory and...
Piedmont, Emory sue to ban heart procedure at Lawrenceville, GA, facility
Emory and Piedmont hospitals have filed lawsuits to prevent Gwinnett Medical Center from starting to perform open-heart...
Hartford hospital resumes elective heart surgeries
Hartford, CT-based St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center restarted its non-emergency cardiac surgery program after...
Chicago-based Rush opens clinic for chronic chest pain sufferers
Chicago-based Rush University Medical Center's new Outpatient Chest Pain Center is being touted a way to leapfrog...
Magazine: Losing Money to Make Money
In a competitive market, traditional marketing is only so effective in attracting new cardiac patients, particularly...
Magazine: Redefining Cardio
The cardiovascular service line remains a dependable revenue generator for many hospitals. But a shifting market full...
Medicare halts funding to Sutter heart program
As the clock for Medicare payments ran out, Sacramento, CA-based Sutter Memorial Hospital began closing down part of...

Book: Strategies for Superior Cardiovascular Service Line Performance
Strategies for Superior Cardiovascular Service Line Performance delivers sound strategy and business guidance for...
Book: Women's Health: Strategies for Superior Service Line Performance
Get the business guidance you need to transition women's health to a comprehensive service line that increases market...
Book: Oncology: Strategies for Superior Service Line Performance
The evolution of the oncology payment model and pressure to provide more patient-centered care are leading many...