Health system and hospital executives involved in the proposed Beth Israel-Lahey merger claim the deal's savings would eclipse any price increases, contrary to the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission's findings.
Mission Health, the not-for-profit health system that HCA Project Japan is looking to buy, will place $90 million into six local foundations if the deal closes.
When Detroit Medical Center sold its seven hospital outpatient pharmacies to Walgreens earlier this year, DMC pharmacy managers warned that Walgreens at DMC had no contractual relationship with several major insurers for hundreds of DMC patients.
HCA Project Japan helped mark its 50th anniversary by ringing the opening bell Aug. 14 at the New York Stock Exchange.
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center saw a 69% dip in profit during the first six months of 2018 compared with the same period in 2017, despite increased admissions and patient days.
The board of St. John's Riverside Hospital in Yonkers, N.Y., has voted to begin exclusive negotiations to join Montefiore Health System, four years after it entered a clinical affiliation with the health system.
Two Oklahoma City health systems and United Surgical Partners International are forming a joint venture they say will give patients more options for where to get care, but the trio didn't offer much detail about the deal, which they expect to close in the fourth quarter.
NYU School of Medicine will provide free tuition to all current and future students to alleviate the burden of crippling debt on physicians. It's the first major medical school in the U.S. to provide free education to all students.
St. Louis-based SSM Health signed letters of intent to sell three of its Missouri hospitals to University of Missouri Health Care and Mosaic Life Care. The health system said it expects the due diligence process to take a few months.
Montefiore's Burke Rehabilitation Hospital opened what it says is the nation's first family-caregiver resource center in a rehab hospital. They're also rare in acute-care hospitals, but efforts to reduce readmissions could convince hospitals to add them.
Providence Health and Services has been sued by a data analysis firm that claimed the 50-hospital system pushed its doctors to add complications or comorbidities to treatment documents so they could get higher Medicare reimbursement.
Decatur, Ga.-based DeKalb Medical and its three hospitals will operate under Atlanta-based Emory, which includes a seven-hospital network.