Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore has implemented an electronic tool in its EHR that assists nurses with the triage of patients in the emergency department.
Academic medical centers have turned to larger health systems to survive as their margins tighten. But a new study says pressure to become more profitable after those mergers can limit their investigative work.
Cleveland Clinic is cautiously optimistic that the system's new relationship with a group interested in building a hospital in China could develop into something more.
The U.S. Department of Education rescinded Obama-area changes to Title IX, saying the rules unfairly targeted the accused. The change affects 145 medical schools in the U.S.
The recent acquisition of seven-hospital PinnacleHealth takes UPMC into the tough central Pennsylvania market for the first time, where it faces a host of new competitors, Moody's noted.
Neurology is a particularly lucrative line of business since the specialty is procedure-heavy, and Medicare and commercial insurers pay well for those procedures. Investing in neurology could help providers' bottom lines and move them up in national rankings.
Following divestiture of three hospitals, IU Health's operating income tumbled 46% in the second quarter as revenue fell but expenses rose.
Medical Mutual of Ohio and University Hospitals have come to an agreement to include all UH facilities in Medical Mutual's SuperMed network, reversing a contractual decision made more than 20 years ago that excluded UH main campus and UH Bedford.
Dr. John Raymond, CEO of the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, thinks there is an critical element sorely missing in the training of aspiring physicians: compassion.
The 10-hospital Kentucky Health Collaborative used its first year of operations to build trust among CEOs and tackle a few group purchasing projects. Now, it will take on population health.
UCHealth is building five community hospitals as part of its major expansion plan in response to rapid population growth in Colorado.
Big academic medical centers have found partnerships overseas allow them to enhance their brand awareness and provide an added source of revenue.