FinanceCHS Announces CEO Transition, Releases Q3 Earnings Report
Longtime CEO Wayne T. Smith will transition to Executive Chairman in January 2021 and will be replaced by COO Tim...
StrategySanford Health, Intermountain Healthcare to Merge
The merger is expected to close in summer 2021, pending federal and state approvals, according to a press release.
Clinical Care'No Mercy' Chapter 3: Patchwork of Urgent Care Frays After a Rural Hospital Closes
'No Mercy' is Season One of 'Where It Hurts,' a podcast about overlooked parts of the country where cracks in...
Covid-19Pandemic Steamrolls Healthcare Access for Rural Americans
Twenty-four percent of rural households said members have been unable to get medical care for serious problems when they needed...
TelehealthIllinois Lawmakers Pressed to Protect Telehealth
Stakeholders say legislation to support coverage parity is needed for continued post-pandemic access to telehealth services.
Strategy'No Mercy' Explores the Fallout After a Small Town Loses Its Hospital
"No Mercy" is Season One of "Where It Hurts," a podcast about overlooked parts of the country where cracks in...
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...
InnovationHealth on Wheels: Tricked-Out RVs Deliver Addiction Treatment to Rural Communities
Mobile health clinics have been around for years, bringing vision tests, asthma treatment and dentistry to places without adequate care.
StrategyHealth on Wheels: Tricked-Out RVs Deliver Addiction Treatment to Rural Communities
A Colorado program has transformed six RVs into mobile clinics to reach isolated farming communities and remote mountain hamlets.
FinanceRural Hospitals Teeter on Financial Cliff as COVID Medicare Loans Come Due
Officially, the total repayment of the loan is due this month. Otherwise, federal regulators will stop reimbursing the hospitals for...
Clinical CareCOVID Exodus Fills Vacation Towns With New Medical Pressures
Traditional vacation destinations have seen a major influx of affluent people relocating to wait out the pandemic.
FinanceWith No Legal Guardrails for Patients, Ambulances Drive Surprise Medical Billing
Studies show the majority of ambulance rides leave patients saddled with hundreds of dollars in out-of-network medical bills