After a year of fielding several takeover attempts, the electronic health records vendor will be acquired by Veritas Capital and Evergreen Coast Capital.
For the third straight quarter since Athenahealth began reporting quarterly bookings, the company booked less business than it did during the same period the year before.
A combination of scale and operational savvy honed over its 50-year history has made HCA the well-oiled, well-managed corporate machine it is today.
EHR companies like Athenahealth, which was just sold for $5.7 billion, are turning to consolidation to stay afloat in a saturated market.
Massachusetts voters rejected a ballot measure to institute mandated nurse-to-patient staffing ratios next year. California is the only state to have a similar law.
Prior to 2013, Kentucky-based Baptist Health had a decentralized supply management structure for med/surg supplies. Although purchasing was done using one consolidated item master, efforts to standardize products across the system were difficult, which meant each hospital could order its own...
Saint Anthony Hospital shocked the healthcare community when it broke away from Ascension in 2009 to be an independent facility. And it's managed to maintain that status.