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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...
VT may build new state hospital
Gov. Peter Shumlin is considering going in a new direction than his predecessor regarding the future of the Vermont...
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...
Hospitals send bill if patients win suits
Slip and fall in a New York prison, or suffer abuse by its guards, and inmates can keep whatever they win in court. But...
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...
Medical bills create financial burden for more Americans
From the Department of Piling On. The New York Times reports on two studies released Wednesday that it says provide...
Ex-Triad execs in Plano target community hospital turnarounds
Former executives of giant Triad Hospitals Inc. of Plano have joined forces to invest in struggling community hospitals...
Magazine: Pulling Ahead
Many nonprofits' books are looking better than for-profits.