UnitedHealth Group's third-quarter earnings soared 26% to beat Wall Street expectations as its growing Optum business segment once again helped the nation's largest health insurer.
Hospital company stock prices were mixed on Friday after the news that the Trump administration would end financial support for ACA enrollees' cost-sharing.
Sanford Health has set up kiosks in its clinics that estimate patients' out-of-pocket costs, a practice that has significantly increased upfront collections. Delayed payments have taken a toll on many health systems' bottom lines.
Health system and hospital consolidation in 2017 will likely outpace 2016's mark and continue at the same pace through next year as systems get more creative with their partnerships, experts said.
Summa Health has begun the search for a new president and CEO to take over for Dr. Cliff Deveny.
In the last decade, supply chain has moved away from being focused solely on acquisition costs to become a core strategic partner within many healthcare organizations. The essential link that ties together all of the various stakeholders in the continuum of care, supply chain is uniquely positioned...
Boston Medical Center had the data to improve the provider's surgery block schedules but lacked the data and tools to efficiently take action. Those are common hurdles that have slowed providers' transition to more streamlined operations and lower costs.