Community Health Systems has signed a definitive agreement to sell four South Carolina hospitals.
Ascension reported higher proportions of publicly insured patients and dips in some volume metrics in the quarter ended Sept. 30 amid its transformation from being an inpatient to an outpatient provider.
A combination of scale and operational savvy honed over its 50-year history has made HCA the well-oiled, well-managed corporate machine it is today.
The Deerfield, Ill.-based pharmacy and Louisville, Ky.-based insurance giant are discussing a variety of strategic ventures, including taking equity stakes in each other.
Massachusetts voters rejected a ballot measure to institute mandated nurse-to-patient staffing ratios next year. California is the only state to have a similar law.
Prior to 2013, Kentucky-based Baptist Health had a decentralized supply management structure for med/surg supplies. Although purchasing was done using one consolidated item master, efforts to standardize products across the system were difficult, which meant each hospital could order its own...
As not-for-profit hospitals' profits slide, balance sheets are at an all-time high, according to Fitch Ratings.