In "food deserts"--neighborhoods where sources of healthy food are few and far between--not-for-profit hospitals can help bridge the gap, according to the Boston Globe.
Hospitals saw an increase in paid nonprofit hospital board members over the past five years, a trend experts say will continue, according to a Becker's Hospital Review article.
Healthcare CEO pay is skyrocketing, with the pay of the top 500 American executives tripling since the early 1990s. But how do doctors feel about these numbers, which vastly outweigh their own compensation? Medscape Multispeciality finds out.
Connecticut lawmakers held a hearing this week regarding two bills that would put additional requirements on nonprofit hospitals that want to transition to for-profit status, CTnow reported.
In the wake of sweeping healthcare reform and shifting priorities throughout the industry, nonprofit hospitals can expect to see new trends in 2014, according to the Nonprofit Quarterly.
Health insurance exchanges could negatively affect nonprofit hospitals next year, Moody's Investors Services said in a new report.
The CEO of Carolinas HealthCare System complained Tuesday of "potentially devastating" budget cuts under consideration by the North Carolina legislature, arguing that lawmakers should not "correct their budget on the back of hospitals," the Charlotte Observer reported.
Information acquired from Duke University Hospital, Carolinas Medical Center and UNC Hospitals suggests the hospitals are profiting from the discount drug program designed to aid poor and uninsured patients, the Charlotte Observer reported.
The top 10 executives at Carolinas HealthCare System each received more than $1 million in 2012, an 8 percent jump from the previous year.
The board of California's El Camino Hospital has filed a lawsuit in opposition of Measure M, which will cap hospital executive pay at twice that of the governor's salary.