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Tenet in crosshairs of activist shareholder Camber Capital

Tenet in crosshairs of activist shareholder Camber Capital

By Dave Barkholz  |  August 21, 2017

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.

CHS investor calls for CEO Wayne Smith's ouster

CHS investor calls for CEO Wayne Smith's ouster

By Dave Barkholz  |  August 21, 2017

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.

News from other sources

By Modern Healthcare  |  August 21, 2017

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.

Past health chiefs: Insurance market stability is the goal

By Associated Press  |  August 21, 2017

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.

Tax could ensnare medical device industry

By Lydia Coutré  |  August 21, 2017

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.

Coming soon to a strip mall near you: An MRI provider

Coming soon to a strip mall near you: An MRI provider

By Steven R. Strahler  |  August 21, 2017

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.

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