The MedCity Moves Podcast is back with another episode. We discuss some of the executive appointments occurring in the healthcare world over the past month — including new leaders at 3M, Aledade and Mayo Clinic….Continue Reading
Historically, the healthcare industry has had a reputation of countercyclicality. The idea here is that people are always going to need healthcare services and products, so the sector is less vulnerable to the effects…Continue Reading
Hospitals’ pharmacy spending is projected to rise by 3.42% next year, according to a new report published by Vizient. Specialty drugs and neurology medications are the primary drivers of this increase in pharmacy expenses.
More than 600 rural U.S. hospitals are at risk of closing due to their financial instability — that’s more than 30% of the country’s rural hospitals. For half of these 600 hospitals, the risk…Continue Reading
It’s no secret that hospitals and health systems have been facing severe financial woes in the past couple years. These money problems have forced many providers to make what they likely felt were tough…Continue Reading
Kaiser Permanente announced one of the biggest mergers in recent hospital M&A history on Wednesday. The California-based integrated health system, which owns 39 hospitals, said it plans to acquire Pennsylvania-based Geisinger Health. The financial…Continue Reading
Hospitals across the country are facing financial pressure. But the situation is especially severe among safety net hospitals — those that treat patients regardless of their ability to pay. Low-income Americans already face major…Continue Reading