FinanceOpinion: How Your Beloved Hospital Helps To Drive Up Healthcare Costs
Hospital prices increased a whopping 42% from 2007 to 2014 for inpatient care and 25% for outpatient care, compared with...
StrategyAdventHealth Acquires Two Florida Hospitals
Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center in Davenport and Lake Wales Medical Center are renamed AdventHealth Heart of Florida and...
FSMB Takes Custody of Hahnemann Hospital Residency Training Records
The financially troubled 496-bed teaching hospital in Philadelphia shutters on September 6.
FinanceDialysis Industry Spends Big To Protect Profits
This year's political spending is aimed at killing a bill in the California legislature that would disrupt the industry's business...
FinanceMoody's Outlook Darkens for Team Health
UnitedHealth will cancel two-thirds of Team Health's in-network contracts over the next 11 months.
StrategyIt's Not You, It's Me. Addressing Cultural Compatibility in Mergers
The importance of cultural compatibility is a common theme in any discussion of M&A success or failure, as is establishing...
StrategyHealth Services Deal Value in Q1 Was Above Recent Average
Deal volumes declined in Q1, but they remained above 200 for the 18th consecutive quarter.
Clinical CareAchieve Financial and Clinical Impacts Through Mergers
Health systems and hospitals engaged in M&A activity must remain focused on achieving core financial and clinical objectives.
FinanceFederal Fix Needed for Surprise Billing, House Panel Told
A House committee hears suggestions from policymakers and patient advocates to address surprise billing.
FinanceFurther Medicare Expansion Could Diminish Hospital Revenues, But Action Required
Potential Medicare expansion plans would drastically impact the financial standing of health systems, though some may be more pragmatic solutions...
FinanceFinancial Woes Threaten Closures for 1-in-5 Rural Hospitals
The ongoing financial crisis threatening rural hopsitals may be worsening. And stakeholders warn that it could get even worse if...