Jefferson Health, CommonSpirit Health CEOs to retire

CommonSpirit Health CEO Lloyd Dean is retiring next summer, while Jefferson Health CEO Dr. Stephen Klasko will step down at the end of the year. The longtime leaders have led their respective systems through several highs and lows, including the turbulent first 18 months of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Beam Health CEO on how the startup needed to evolve beyond telehealth to deliver value

With the commoditization of telehealth, startups will need to provide value-added services to compete in the crowded market. To that end, Beam Health is focusing on solving private practice pain points in addition to providing telehealth services, including those around patient collections.

Effort underway to help hospitals by suspending Medicare sequestration

Medicare sequestration is making headlines this week, as legislation to pause the 2% payment cuts moves through Congress. Here is a recap of what the sequester cuts are, why hospitals want it gone and how lawmakers are working to make that happen.

Report: Covid-19 hospitalizations spiked amid falling operating margins in November

The financial futures of U.S. hospitals remain shaky, as Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations surge with alarming speed nationwide. Though vaccines are being distributed, the coming months will be challenging for hospitals, a new report from Kaufman Hall shows.