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  1. Longmont United Hospital becomes part of Centura Health

    Longmont (Colo.) United Hospital, a nonprofit community hospital, has officially joined Englewood, Colo.-based Centura Health.  By Ayla Ellison -
  2. Hospital prices up 0.9% year-over-year in July

    Overall hospital prices were 0.9 percent higher in July of this year than they were in the same month a year ago, and hospital prices increased 0.2 percent between June and July, according to figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.  By Ayla Ellison -
  3. Mastering the healthcare revenue cycle: 6 expert insights

    Revenue cycle management is a common thread between all providers, regardless of size or specialty.  By Carrie Pallardy -

Survey results: data and outcome improvement

Survey results: Outcome improvement and shared risk attitudes. See what healthcare leaders say about outcome improvement programs, who is involved and what would make a shared risk agreement meaninful.
  1. Perkins County Health Services names new CFO: 4 things to know

    Grant, Neb.-based Perkins County Health Services has named Derick Lorentz CFO, according to The Grant Tribune-Sentinel.  By Kelly Gooch -
  2. Bryan Health names Rebekah Mussman CEO of Crete Area Medical Center: 3 things to know

    Bryan Health in Lincoln, Neb., has named Rebekah Mussman as president and CEO of Crete (Neb.) Area Medical Center, effective Aug. 3.  By Kelly Gooch -
  3. Portsmouth Regional Hospital names Dean M. Carucci CEO: 3 things to know

    Dean M. Carucci has been named CEO of Portsmouth (N.H.) Regional Hospital.  By Kelly Gooch -
  4. PeaceHealth hires Liz Dunne as new CEO: 7 things to know

    Vancouver, Wash.-based PeaceHealth has hired Elizabeth "Liz" Dunne as president and CEO, according to a Portland Business Journal report.  By Kelly Gooch -

10 ways lean strategies improve healthcare workforce

With the move from volume to value-based healthcare delivery it is now more important than ever for Healthcare organizations to understand how lean strategies can help them achieve their desired outcomes for patient and staff satisfaction, quality, and financial health.
  1. For-profit hospital stock report: Week of Aug. 10-14

    Four of the five major for-profit hospital operators saw their stock prices rise last week.  By Kelly Gooch -
  2. 5 recent CIO moves

    Here are five healthcare CIO leadership moves that have taken place over the past month. By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. The corner office: Carilion Clinic CEO Nancy Howell Agee on a life well lived

    Nancy Howell Agee has seen almost every side of healthcare.  By Erin Marshall -
  4. Man in NY poses as physician for 3 years before being caught

    A man in New York has been arrested and accused of posing as a medical doctor and clinical psychologist for three years, according to a CNN report.  By Ayla Ellison -

Great hospitals in America

Each organization on this list has a strong foundation of high-quality care, stellar credentials and a focus on doing what is right for the patients in its community.
  1. 50 critical access hospitals to know | 2015

     As of April 15, there were 1,332 critical access hospitals throughout the United States. Becker's Healthcare is pleased to highlight the following subset of 50 critical access hospitals to know.  By Staff -
  2. Best 50 cancer hospitals, then and now: Who ranked where in 2000 compared to today?

    Some hospitals made their debut in U.S. News & World Report's list of best 50 hospitals for adult cancer in the past 15 years. Others hardly budged and held onto their top rankings. By Molly Gamble -
  3. 20 latest hospital, health system executive moves

    The following hospital and health system executive moves were reported by Becker's Hospital Review in the last week. They are listed below, beginning with the most recent.  By Kelly Gooch -
  4. IASIS Healthcare suffers $1.7M loss in Q3

    Franklin, Tenn.-based IASIS Healthcare reported Thursday a $1.7 million net loss in the third quarter of fiscal year 2015, faring better than the same period year over year, when the for-profit operator recorded a $19.9 million net loss.  By Emily Rappleye -
  5. Friday Feel Good: Hospital garden grows 100 lbs of produce for local food pantries

    A dose of feel good to kick off the weekend. A Chippewa Falls, Wis.-based hospital is providing for its community in more ways than one. By Emily Rappleye -
  6. FTC issues first-ever guidelines on unfair competition

    The U.S. Federal Trade Commission released long-awaited guidance Thursday on a section of business antitrust law that bars unfair competition — a topic that has received significant attention in the healthcare sector.  By Ayla Ellison -
  7. 5 most-read finance stories: Week of Aug. 10-14

    A New Jersey hospital's bankruptcy filing captured the attention of Becker's Hospital Review finance readers this week.  By Kelly Gooch -
  8. Cleveland revamped: 3 things University Hospitals, Cleveland Clinic, MetroHealth are doing to reinvent themselves

    Cleveland's big three hospital systems are making efforts to transform their businesses so they can become more efficient, more customer-oriented and more accessible to a wider range of patients, according to The Plain Dealer.  By Kelly Gooch -
  9. 9 latest healthcare industry lawsuits, settlements

    From Aetna being hit with counterclaims in a $120 million kickback lawsuit to Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems suing a Georgia hospital over a failed deal, here are the latest healthcare industry lawsuits and settlements making headlines.  By Ayla Ellison -


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