Category Archives: Hospital

Recent Agreement with HealthTrust Strengthens CHC Supply Trust

CHC Supply Trust, the supply chain services arm of Community Hospital Corporation and CHC Consulting, offers a full spectrum of supply chain solutions tailor-made for community hospitals

Northwell Health Leads In Patient-Focused IT Solutions

Northwell Health is one of the industry leaders in their understanding of patients and the ability to use information technology to address their needs

HCA’s CareNow Urgent Care Expansion Rolls On

Health systems are increasingly investing in express care strategies to expand their reach deeper into their communities as well as cut costs. Health systems are seeking to connect with the patient at all levels of care and are creating their own urgent care centers and often affiliating themselves with retail clinics. Urgent care centers can […]

Trusts, Busting (Telehealth and Rx Blooming?)

Last week, the Social Security and Medicare boards of trustees released their annual financial forecasts, and media reports predictably led with their scariest interpretation of those forecasts: “Hospital fund set to run out by 2026” read one typical headline. The trustees have a long-established track record of, well, let’s call it “conservative” forecasting, and nothing […]

ProMedica HCR ManorCare Integration Off to a Rough Start

ProMedica finalized the transaction in 2018 that added HCR ManorCare operations to the ProMedica organization. HCR ManorCare, the nation’s second largest post-acute and long-term care provider, has enabled this partnership with ProMedica to significantly scale its system. The combined organization provides a wide breadth of services and capabilities, including: a hospital system, a physician group, […]

Good Samaritan Society of Sanford Health Looking to Expand

The new company will operate as Good Samaritan Society of Sanford Health

Health System Consolidation and Impact on Providing Care, Products or Services

Health System Consolidation and Impact on Providing Care, Products or Services: Consolidation among hospitals and health systems has been increasing for some time and is now quite broad in many markets. This activity comes from mergers and acquisitions, along with a major driver of larger organizations gaining market share from smaller competitors. The degree of […]