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Some MA hospitals back price curbs
Support is building among some Massachusetts hospitals for temporary government limits on healthcare prices, a...
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...
Beaumont Hospitals lays off 60 supervisors; more cuts to come
Beaumont (MI) Hospitals has eliminated about 60 managerial and administrator positions since the fall---a number...
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...
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...
Healthcare Spending Poised for Global Surge
Global spending on healthcare will surge by $71 trillion—an increase of more than 50%—by 2020, with the...
New Orleans teaching hospital board to meet for first time after 4 years of skirmishes
The governing board of the University Medical Center Hospital Corporation is scheduled to meet officially for the first...
LifePoint’s CEO steers for measured growth
LifePoint Hospitals and its CEO/President Bill Carpenter oversee 48 acute care facilities and 21,000 employees over 17...
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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