Tenet now has two activist shareholders with sizeable stakes in its business. Boston-based Camber Capital has purchased a 5.7% of Tenet's shares, and the hedge fund has a CEO with an activist history.
ASL Strategic Value Fund managing director Steven Braverman said Community Health Systems' management has failed to return his phone calls and the company's operational turnaround has not gotten traction.
Rucker spoke with Modern Healthcare information technology reporter Rachel Z. Arndt about how the ONC is responding to the 21st Century Cures Act and about giving patients more control over their health data.
The home health agencies billed Medicare at an "alarming rate" generally for the most comprehensive physician exam and always adding a prolonged service code, investigators said.
When you're not watching the moon glide in front of the sun—while wearing protective glasses—you can read Annie Dillard's 1982 essay about watching a total solar eclipse in Washington. Also, news about mammogram frequency and FDA regulation of beauty products.
Three former Republican- and Democrat-appointed HHS chiefs have four words of advice for President Donald Trump and the GOP-led Congress as Obamacare seems here for the foreseeable future: Don't make things worse.
Biomedical leaders hope they'll be able to find bipartisan support to stall or repeal a 2.3% excise tax on all medical devices sold in the United States before it comes back online on Jan. 1, 2018.
More and more medical procedures are moving to the strip mall, thanks to high-deductible insurance plans that are turning patients into penny-pinchers. Hospital systems like Edward-Elmhurst Health are reacting, hedging their bets on what have been lucrative captive practices.
Comparison is a thief of joy, and according to new research, a thief of health. A study published in Health Psychology claims that just thinking you are less fit in comparison to others might trim years off your life.
Something overflowing with bacteria is lurking in your home, right by your kitchen sink. There it is: the dish sponge.
It can be uncomfortable for staff members at hospitals to ask patients for personal information such as race and ethnicity. But experts say the data can help providers better address disparities in healthcare access and quality of care.
As systems acquire more types of service lines and reach for new reimbursement models, the hospital becomes less of a focal point, and executives look to physician leaders and partnerships to lead the change.