Philip Betbeze is the senior leadership editor at HealthLeaders Media.
TeamHealth's clinician recovery team is sending out-of-state physicians and nurse practitioners to Houston in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.
A new site-neutral CMS outpatient rule will cut reimbursements sharply for new outpatient centers, forcing hospitals and health systems to rethink construction decisions.
With the increase in risk-based contracting, hospitals and health systems depend on leaders to develop measurements that will help keep patients out of high-cost care settings.
Hospitals and health systems that made preparations to participate in CMS's bundled payment programs are left in the lurch, but those who failed to prepare will be rewarded.
The health plan is "financially unsustainable," says the New York-based health system's CEO, thanks to the failure of Congress to correct regulatory flaws in the Affordable Care Act.
In addition to daily rounding, top hospital and health system leaders use a variety of statistics to paint a picture of their organizations' financial and clinical health. Here are five tactics to avoid drowning in a sea of unstructured information.
Nonbinding letter of intent would will add 12 hospitals and numerous outpatient facilities to Ascension’s joint venture with Adventist Health System.
There are ways to keep going it alone in the face of massive consolidation, says one health system's CEO. It's not a strategy, but a means to end, he says.
The new entity will complete the buyout of for-profit HCA after the failure of a previous deal between the Oklahoma health system and St. Louis-based nonprofit SSM Healthcare.
Integration and care coordination are key dissatisfiers for members of Medicare Advantage plans, and insurers are missing a huge opportunity for growth, says a J.D. Power study.