May 11th 2023
A new AMA analysis finds nearly half of all physicians age 55 and over have faced a lawsuit. Women doctors are less likely to be sued, the report said.
March 2nd 2023
Hospitals are facing the worst financial year of the pandemic. Here’s what they’re doing.October 20th 2022
Health systems are struggling with labor shortages and higher costs. Leaders say they are boosting pay and offering incentives to recruit and retain workers, a Kaufman Hall report finds.
Essentia Health, Marshfield Clinic Health System discuss merger, tout ‘exciting opportunity’October 14th 2022
If they agree to come together, a merger would produce a system with 25 hospitals and more than 26,000 employees. The deal comes during a fairly slow period for hospital consolidations.
Many hospitals expanded charity care in COVID-19 pandemic, but some didn'tOctober 7th 2022
Researchers found health systems chose to make it easier for patients to get assistance, but a small number imposed more restrictive policies. They also called for more transparency in charity care policies.
Ochsner Health CEO Warner Thomas talks about merger with Rush Health SystemsAugust 18th 2022
In an interview with Chief Healthcare Executive, Thomas says the deal offers the chance to expand more services to Mississippi and helps extend Ochsner’s reach. Rush is now known as Ochsner Rush Health.