Community health centers are a powerful player in the towns they serve, and some hospitals are finding themselves on a collision course of competition. In an increasingly complex landscape, can these two uneasy bedfellows make peace?
Drug prices may be the main concern for Power Panel members, but physician practice ownership also has their attention.
The school, slated to welcome its first class this summer, was built in partnership by Hackensack Meridian Health, a 16-hospital system based in Edison, N.J., and Seton Hall University, a Catholic school in South Orange, N.J.
New facilities, higher patient volumes and expanded access helped propel MetroHealth's 2017 finances to unprecedented levels.
Ascension and Presence Health signed a definitive agreement to bring Presence into Amita Health, a joint venture between Ascension and Adventist Midwest Health. The two systems signed a letter of intent six months ago.
Bumps in patient service revenue and provider activity lifted Partners HealthCare's operating margin in the first quarter of 2018.
The Federal Trade Commission and an Illinois regulatory board have approved the proposed merger between Advocate Health Care and Aurora Health Care. The deal still needs approval from Wisconsin regulators.
Sens. Orrin Hatch and Charles Grassley want to know whether not-for-profit hospitals are abusing their tax-exempt status and what the IRS is doing about any potential violations.
The new HHS secretary told House lawmakers Wednesday that he will take a look at the Affordable Care Act's restrictions on physician-owned hospitals to promote competition among providers.
CHS will sell a 60-bed hospital, Byrd Regional Hospital in Leesville, La., to Allegiance Health Management. The Franklin-based system expects the deal to close in the first half of 2018.
The Texas system saw a strong first half for its fiscal 2018, including an operating margin of 8% compared with 4.7% in the first half of 2017. That comes after its profit grew 149% year-over-year in fiscal 2017.
Missouri's safety-net hospitals won to the tune of tens of millions of dollars when a U.S. District Court invalidated the CMS' attempt to claw back a portion of already-allocated DSH payments.