Finance4 Takeaways as athenahealth Sells for Less, Board Investigated
Months of public negotiations and tribulations have resulted in a $5.7 billion acquisition of athenahealth set to close in Q1...
StrategyLeadership Turnover Continues at Crozer-Keystone
The Springfield, Pennsylvania-based system's CEO Patrick Gavin resigned suddenly on Monday, months after CFO Sean Fitzpatrick announced he was stepping...
FinanceAthenahealth Confirms $5.7B Buyout, Reports Solid Q3 Earnings
After delaying its earnings report by one week, the health technology servicer produced a decent bottom line and will be...
Strategy3 Thoughts on Proactive Leadership in Healthcare
Executives taking part in the HealthLeaders CEO Exchange offered their insights on the biggest challenges and opportunities facing healthcare today.
FinancePositive MA Growth Leads Humana to Boost Year-End Guidance
Just as in Q2, Louisville-based Humana bolstered its year-end guidance thanks to strong performance in its Medicare Advantage pool.
FinanceCVS Health to Close Aetna Merger by Thanksgiving
In its first earnings report since receiving federal approval for its megamerger with Aetna, CVS posted net revenues of $47.3...
StrategyIf CVS Bets Big on Urgent Care, Hospitals Should Worry
The pharmacy chain could be a threat to hospitals and health systems by entering into the urgent care market.
FinancePrivate Equity Fleeing Hospitals
Investors that entered the hospital business about a decade ago are now looking for an exit.
FinanceAthenahealth Pushes Back Q3 Earnings Amid Veritas-Elliott Talks
The health technology servicer unexpectedly delayed releasing its Q3 earnings report Thursday afternoon as reports surface about multiple bidders seeking...
StrategyLifespan Drops Partnership Talks With Care New England, Partners
The three health systems in Boston and Providence, Rhode Island, had been discussing a potential deal since February.
FinancePatient Leakage Can Sink Your Revenues by 20% or More
A majority of hospital executives recognize patient leakage as a problem that's costing their respective systems, but few have taken...
FinanceRevenues and Admissions Rise for HCA in Q3 Earnings
Rising admissions continue to lead the way for the Nashville-based for-profit hospital operator, resulting in revenue growth and a revised...