Analysts predict HCA Healthcare will once again outshine its investor-owned hospital peers in the upcoming third-quarter earnings season.
UnitedHealth Group recorded higher revenue and profit in the third quarter of 2018, as it served more members, including those with higher-acuity health conditions.
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.
The services offered at 250 outpatient facilities and medical offices will be consolidated among 125 ambulatory-care locations over the next two years, said Mark Frey, CEO of Amita Health.
As nurse-to-patient ratios are debated on both coasts, projections show a few states may not be able to meet future demand for registered nurses.
Fully integrating Amazon Business into a Washington state hospital's supply-chain operations has taken the hassle and some expense out of tedious procurement processes.
These companies' population health-style efforts are being emulated by hospital systems, but progress has been slow and spotty.