When Medical Debt Collectors Decide Who Gets Arrested
Across the country, thousands of people are jailed each year for failing to appear in court for unpaid bills.
StrategyN.J. Merger: Englewood Health to Join Hackensack Meridian Health
The two nonprofit health systems signed a definitive agreement to merge, less than a week after another major New Jersey...
Clinical CareWant Your Practice to Be Seen as LGBTQ-Inclusive? Drop Some Clues
Subtle signs such as 'safe space' stickers can reassure patients.
StrategyRWJBarnabas Health in Talks to Acquire 554-Bed Catholic Hospital
Trinitas Regional Medical Center, an acute care teaching hospital, provides care throughout the state. It will retain its Catholic identity.
StrategyLifePoint's Former CEO to Co-Chair Tennessee Healthcare 'Modernization Task Force'
The group will host public discussions and shape future efforts to improve access, quality, affordability, and innovation.
StrategyTrump Wielding Health Insurance as Immigration Wedge
After finalizing its controversial 'public charge' rule, which penalizes immigrants who obtain coverage through a government-sponsored health plan, the administration...
Clinical CareWhy Hospitals Are Getting Into The Housing Business
Hospitals cannot discharge patients if they have no safe place to go, so patients who are homeless, frail, living alone,...
StrategyPursuing Scale Through M&A? You Still Need a Local-Market Mindset
Deciding whether to merge and managing a post-merger organization can be tricky, even when the acquisition is a good fit.
StrategyDartmouth-Hitchcock Agrees to Merge With GraniteOne Health
The merging systems said they will retain their local identities, traditions, names, and leadership.
StrategyCleveland Clinic Looks to Add Catholic Hospital to Ohio Portfolio
The possible arrangement comes as Cleveland Clinic continues to pursue an ambitious growth strategy.
Clinical CareScreen Patients for Social Determinants of Health With This 4-Part Tool
The new screening tool features a collaborative approach to designing screening processes, creating conditions for screening, identifying care team members...
FinanceWe Reported on a Nonprofit Hospital System That Sues Poor Patients. It Just Freed Thousands From Debt.
After an investigation by MLK50 and ProPublica, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare is erasing debt for unpaid hospital bills owed by...