A 24-year veteran of Catholic Health will take over as the system's CEO next month, an appointment that comes at a challenging time for health systems here and across the country.
The Chattanooga-based health system is quietly emerging as a major provider in the mountainous four-state region around Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, and North Carolina.
Obscured by the monumental news that Good Samaritan Hospital will be closed by the end of the year is that a health center on the campus expects to remain operating for years to come.
The definitive agreement adds Presence Health’s 10 Chicagoland hospitals to the nine-hospital integrated system AMITA Health.
Analysts believe Amazon, JPMorgan Chase, and Berkshire Hathaway's proposed partnership could start with a relatively modest internal health insurance offering and build upon that.
Quality of care and teamwork across the care continuum have taken on a new level of importance as a variety of structures, from ACOs to readmission rates, force outcomes-based financial accountability on hospitals and health systems.