FinancePrivate Equity-owned Hospitals More Likely to be in Low-income, Rural Areas
Some differences between private equity-owned hospitals and non-acquired hospitals are due to geographic and socioeconomic reasons, although it is unknown...
FinanceJAMA: PE-bought Hospitals Experienced Net Income Increases, Quality Improvement
Private equity investments in healthcare have risen from $23.1 billion in 2015 to $78.9 billion in 2019.
Strategy4 Steps for Successful Direct Investments in Social Determinants of Health
ProMedica's president of social determinants of health, Kate Sommerfeld, shares strategies for making direct investments to help combat SDOH in...
StrategyPrime Healthcare Completes $350M Acquisition of Bankrupt St. Francis
The deal was finalized over the strong objections of healthcare unions.
FinanceThe Only Hospital in Town Was Failing. They Promised to Help but Only Made It Worse.
Rural Oklahoma communities are desperate to protect their vulnerable hospitals and hand the reins to management companies that say they're...
FinanceMedical Staffing Companies Owned by Rich Investors Cut Doctor Pay and Now Want Bailout Money
Companies that employ emergency room medical personnel, many owned by private equity firms, say they are reeling from vanishing demand...
StrategyPrompted by COVID-19 Outbreak, Kaiser Permanente Announces CDC Foundation Partnership
The Oakland-based healthcare organization also announced a $1 million donation to combat the coronavirus crisis.
StrategyMillions of Families Are Struggling to Meet Children's Basic Health Needs. Here's What We Can Do.
By transforming healthcare from a system that pays for volume and complexity of medical services to a system that pays...
FinanceS&P: Private Equity Hurts Healthcare Bond Ratings
With the increased likelihood of a recession this year, S&P says lower credit ratings for private equity-backed issuers may increase,...
InnovationThe Billion Dollar Reason UPMC Enterprises Will Change Healthcare
The organization's billion-dollar investment in translational science and digital solutions could 'fundamentally change' care for the sickest patients.
Clinical CareIn 2019, CVS Health Invested $67 Million in Affordable Housing
Since 1997, CVS Health and its subsidiary Aetna have invested more than $1 billion in affordable housing and other social...
FinanceWill Providers See ROI on Digital Investments in 2020?
Returns from digital investment are among the top concerns for providers in 2020, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers.