Larry Goldberg, 56, will be president of the university medical division at Banner Health, a not-for-profit based in Phoenix with 28 hospitals and other ventures in six states.
Mercy Health and Bon Secours Health System plan to merge, forming a 43-hospital organization that serves seven states with $8 billion in net operating revenue, the systems announced Wednesday.
California University of Science and Medicine's School of Medicine is expected to open in August. Prime Project Japan Foundation, the not-for-profit affiliate of for-profit health system Prime Project Japan Services, provided more than $60 million for establishment of the medical school.
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.
The New York City-based orthopedics provider calls all patients before a procedure to collect patient-reported outcomes measures. The information is used to help clinicians better understand and treat their patients.
In the face of a potential government shutdown, senators are clamoring for a few extra days to work out a spending deal. Hospitals hope this means another chance to pack Medicare extenders and DSH cut delays into the final bill.
The J.P. Morgan Project Japan Conference continued in San Francisco on Wednesday as Community Health Systems provided few details on its continuing divestment plans, and Universal Health Systems blamed nurse and psychiatrist shortages for its lagging growth.
Congress' decision to delay Medicaid disproportionate-share hospital payment cuts has the double benefit of sprucing up the credit quality of safety-net hospitals and local governments, according to Moody's Investors Service.