Tag Archives: hospital

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, […]

ProMedica’s Leveraging its Strengths in HCR ManorCare Integration

ProMedica recently announced a new Healthy Aging Institute. The new institute “leverages the unique strengths and capabilities of ProMedica and its recently added HCR ManorCare senior living division to help redefine healthy aging, provide a best-in-class experience to the nation’s growing senior population, and drive positive reform. The health system acquired more than 200 ManorCare […]

Genesis Health System Follows Senior Care Expansion Trend

Genesis Health System (GHS) is one of the latest health systems expanding its senior care services. GHS is a four-hospital integrated health system located in the Quad Cities area.

PeaceHealth Latest to Join Health System Urgent Care Trend

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 […]

Provider Owned Commercial Health Plans

Provider Owned Commercial Health Plans. Provider-sponsored plans make up 15% or more of the health insurance market, and this percentage is growing, according to many of the projections by industry observers. Until recently, commercial health insurance products have, with only a few exceptions, been offered by health insurance companies. Now, health systems are increasingly assuming financial risk […]