StrategyFlorida Spine Surgeon and Device Company Owner Charged in Kickback Scheme
The indictment alleges that SpineFrontier, Chin and Humad paid surgeons between $250 and $1,000 per hour in sham consulting fees...
InnovationMicrobiome Startups Promise to Improve Your Gut Health, but Is the Science Solid?
Microbiome startups have been alternately hailed for health breakthroughs and indicted for fraud.
PayerDignity Health, Anthem Blue Cross Mend Fences, Sign Multi-Year Contract
The new contract ? which is retroactive to July 15, when the old contract expired and expires on April 30,...
Strategy'An Arm and a Leg' Podcast: Meet the Mississippi Lawyer Who Helped Start the Fight for Charity Care
Richard "Dickie" Scruggs, famous for taking on Big Tobacco in the '90s and winning, worked on a series of ill-fated...
InnovationMission and Money Clash in Nonprofit Hospitals' Venture Capital Ambitions
Eager to find new sources of revenue, hospital systems of all sizes have been experimenting as venture capitalists for healthcare...
FinanceHealthcare Sector Investment Sees Strong Rebound Post-COVID
While there are significant fears around interest rates and inflation, 67% of respondents to a new survey said they haven't...
StrategyLifePoint to Acquire Kindred Healthcare
It's the second time in four years that Kindred has been sold.
StrategyDan Slipkovich Named CEO of Quorum Health
Slipkovich had served as interim CEO since September 2020, shortly after the for-profit health system emerged from bankruptcy.
Clinical CareMontana Med School Clash Revives For-Profit Vs. Nonprofit Flap
Questions arise about how doctors will be trained, how that training will be paid for and whether a rural, sparsely...
StrategyIn California, Nursing Home Owners Can Operate After They're Denied a License
Studies have found that homes owned by for-profit entities racked up more deficiencies and had lower staffing levels, compared with...
InnovationLady Gaga and J.Lo Sell 'Well' Building Seal, But It's a Payday, Not a PSA
A-list celebs are backing something called the Well Health-Safety seal, offered by the International Well Building Institute.
StrategyColorado Will Pay Hospitals to Close Expensive Free-Standing ERs
The state wants hospitals to convert them to other purposes, such as providing primary care or mental health services.