Hospitals and Health Systems
Jun 11, 2013 - Jun 18, 2013
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Continues Providing Funding for Free Clinics to Help Strengthen Michigan's Health Care Safety Net
Wednesday, June 12, 2013; Source: PR Newswire
For the ninth consecutive year, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) will award up to one million dollars in grant funding as part of its Strengthening the Safety Net program, an ongoing effort the Blues have supported to help Michigan's most vulnerable populations get access to better health care.
Obamacare Shows Hospital Savings as Patients Make Gains
Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 12:01 am ET; Source: Bloomberg
Less than five months before the Affordable Care Act fully kicks in, hospitals are improving care and saving millions of dollars with one of the least touted but potentially most effective provisions of the law.
Health Care’s Overlooked Cost Factor
Tuesday, June 11, 2013; Source: The New York Times
When the Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Corporation merged its two hospitals with the neighboring Highland Park Hospital just north of Chicago 13 years ago, the deal was presented as an opportunity to increase efficiency and improve the quality of patient care.
For Universal Health CEO, Obamacare Makes Sense and Dollars
Tuesday, June 11, 2013, 3:17 pm ET; Source: CNBC
Obamacare's implementation may look like a "train wreck," but Universal Health Services CEO Alan Miller says his $7 billion hospital company is well-positioned for the changes.
Carolinas HealthCare Chief Worried About State Tax Plan
Tuesday, June 11, 2013; Source: Charlotte Observer
Carolinas HealthCare System CEO Michael Tarwater warned Tuesday that state legislative proposals to tax hospitals and decrease reimbursement could “disrupt the delicate balance that exists between mission and margin.”