John Commins is a senior editor at HealthLeaders.
In 2005, CEOs at major nonprofit health systems made three times more than orthopedic surgeons. In 2015, they made five times more. The disparity grew even wider for pediatricians and registered nurses.
With the new name, the faith-based health system says it 'will move to being one consumer-centric, connected and identifiable national system of care for every stage of life and health.'
S&P Global Ratings lowers the credit rating after noting the significant debt burden ProMedica assumed to finance the acquisition that essentially doubled its size.
In the face of glowing recommendations by independent analysts, the billionaire hedge fund manager has dropped his opposition to the proposal that last week he called 'a $60 billion folly.'
U.S. News & World Report's rankings, now in their 29th year, compare more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide in 25 specialties, procedures and conditions.
The Philadelphia-based health system wants the food it serves to align with its missions to care for and educate patients with heart disease, diabetes, and obesity-related chronic illnesses.
Outgoing CEO John Noseworthy, MD, will retire at the end of the year, after nine years leading the prestigious Rochester, Minnesota-based health system.
Researchers say behavioral 'nudges' could play a critical role in reducing the opioid epidemic.
The Competitive Generic Therapy designation looks to encourage the development of alternatives for drugs with inadequate generic competition.
The off-label marketing for antipsychotic drugs allegedly occurred while AstraZeneca was already under a 2010 federal corporate integrity agreement for Medicaid fraud.