Jack O'Brien is an associate editor at HealthLeaders.
Last week's CFO Exchange in Santa Barbara fostered a dynamic conversation between hospital finance leaders on issues facing their respective systems.
As earnings season wraps up, the lines between the winners, losers, and those in the middle have become more apparent.
Following a rocky Q1, Tenet improved its performance for net income from operations in Q2, but still struggled in some year-over-year metrics.
Morris Hospital CFO Mary Lou Tate discusses her move from HSHS St. Elizabeth to a stand-alone organization amidst widespread industry consolidation and policy changes.
Total revenue, net income and earnings per common share rose, while Aetna's adjusted revenue and earnings both dipped in Q2.
Total revenues rose 10% and the adjusted income guidance was upgraded to 28% as the insurer eyes its $67 billion merger with Express Scripts.
The insurer posted another strong quarter as its shareholders consider merging with Cigna in a vote later this month.
The telemedicine company continues to show financial growth through paid membership increases, while losses remain high.
Strong performance in the Medicare Advantage membership pool prompted the Louisville-based insurer to update its guidances for the end of the year.
The Long Beach-based insurer continued a strong showing in the first half of 2018 after turbulent executive change and losses in 2017.