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West Penn Hospital would have closed without Highmark deal
Without its acquisition by Highmark Inc., West Penn Allegheny Health System would have been forced to shutter West...
In CO, a tale of two hospitals
Aspen Valley Hospital will give its employees an average pay increase of 2.4% this month, while the Vail Valley...
AZ high court won’t halt Medicaid cuts
Without explanation, the Arizona Supreme Court on Friday declined to stop proposed Medicaid cuts from taking effect...
NH Hospitals: State budget cuts ’devastating’
Hospital administrators say $250 million in state funding cuts over the next two years will be disastrous, with the...
Health spending rose in 2009, but at low rate
Total national health spending grew by 4% in 2009, the slowest rate of increase in 50 years, as people lost their...
Inpatient or outpatient? The battle to control costs
  One of the biggest challenges in healthcare is controlling costs. A primary way to accomplish that is...
Awash in skepticism, Jackson Health System budget OK’d
With members expressing concern about the accuracy of financial projections and the lack of a long-term plan, Jackson...
Hospital monopolies ruin MRI bill as Sutter gets price it wants
After Mark Logsdon tore a ligament in his knee skiing at Lake Tahoe in March, he returned home to suburban Sacramento...
Health pilot eyes a new approach to reimbursement
Pay-for-performance may be coming to New Hampshire’s healthcare industry. Under a five-year pilot program...
Pascack Valley Hospital fight continues
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he still believes Pascack Valley Hospital should reopen, but a new legal appeal has...