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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...
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...
Vanguard completes DMC acquisition
Nashville, TN-based Vanguard Health Systems Inc. and Detroit Medical Center officials plan to make an announcement...
Severance raised hospital chief’s pay to $7.7M
John P. Ferguson received a severance package of more than $5 million when he was forced out as president of...
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...
Jackson Health System struggles to balance budget
As Jackson's governing board prepares to vote Monday on a proposed budget for 2011, its two money-losing nursing homes...
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...
In rural CA, a debate on how to save a hospital
Rural hospitals across the nation have struggled to stay afloat. There are, of course, fewer patients in rural areas...
Tenet’s plan to buy back debt moves forward
Tenet Healthcare Corp. said Tuesday that a plan to rearrange its debt is moving on schedule. When the...
2 new operating rooms are in $649 million JPS budget
The county hospital will build two new operating rooms under a $649 million budget unanimously approved Saturday by the...
Under IRS Scrutiny: Ensuring Compliant Hospital-Physician Compensation Plans
Effective governance and strong management are both necessary for the continued viability and competitive positioning...
Manage Revenue Integrity and Audit Activity
During this 90-minue audio conference, our speakers will explain how to work across departments and build a strong...
PEPPER for Critical Access Hospitals: Identify Your Audit Risk
During this 90-mintue audio conference, our speakers will explain PEPPER and tell you how to use your report to...
Transform Your ED into a Profit Center
As the major source of admissions, your ED is poised to be a serious revenue driver, or drain. Get in-the-trenches...
IRS Nonprofit Scrutiny: Protect Your Tax-Exempt Status
With the community health needs assessment now a factor in healthcare organizations’ tax-exempt status, the pressure is...
Winning With Value-Based Purchasing
Accountability for the cost of care has become very real with the arrival of value-based purchasing (VBP). VBP brings...
2014 IPPS Final Rule Explained
The sheer volume of new payment and quality information, along with new patient status proposals that will be in the...
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