FinanceCMS Proposes Wage Index Hike for Rural Hospitals
The proposal aims to solve a disparity that CMS says can create 'a downard spiral' for low wage index hospitals....
Clinical CareLiver Illness Strikes Latino Children Like A 'Silent Tsunami'
About 1 in 4 people in the U.S. have fatty liver disease. But among Latinos, especially of Mexican and Central...
StrategyHospital Postpones $32M Upgrade After UPMC 'Divorce'
The hospital's CEO reportedly told staff the process has been 'emotionally draining and financially devastating.'
StrategyWillis-Knighton CEO Contract Extended Despite Retirement Plans, 'Attempted Coup'
The board gave James K. Elrod two more years at the health system's helm, despite the 81-year-old CEO's retirement plans...
FinanceEconomic Ripples: Hospital Closure Hurts A Town's Ability To Attract Retirees
The epidemic of rural hospital closures is threatening small towns such as Celina, Tenn. The town of 1,500 has been...
FinanceCommunity Health Centers More Financially Stable Under Medicaid Expansion
Facilities are faring better in states that expanded Medicaid, according to a new Commonwealth Fund report.
FinanceCalifornia Hospitals See Massive Surge In Homeless Patients
Health officials and homeless advocates attribute the trend to the surging number of people living homeless in California in recent...
FinanceLyft, Oak Street Health Launch Indianapolis Initiative
The ridesharing giant is teaming up with Oak Street Health to provide additional transportation options for Medicare recipients.
StrategyHenry Ford Health System's Hospital Plans Trip Over Certificate-of-Need Law
Michigan officials say they're reviewing only one application, from Beaumont Health, because Henry Ford's application didn't adhere to administrative rules.
StrategyCedars-Sinai Partnering with Providence on Tarzana Hospital
A major expansion project that has been underway at the facility is expected to be completed in about three years.
StrategyRush Discussing Possible Merger with Swedish Covenant Health
The reports come after significant mergers and acquisitions, such as those by AMITA Health and Advocate Aurora Health, have affected...
Clinical CareHow 6 Major Health Systems and Hospitals Hope to Boost Housing
The new initiative includes clarifying local housing priorities and creating pipelines of affordable housing opportunities.