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Bargaining power for docs comes at the expense of hospital leaders

Giving doctors more bargaining power may hurt hospitals in the long run, according to research published in Organization Science.

How community health needs assessments promote hospital collaboration

Under the Affordable Care Act, nonprofit healthcare providers must conduct periodic assessments of community health needs and that requirement may have broad implications for the future of healthcare, according to  Hospitals & Health Networks.

Nonprofit hospitals tackle community food needs

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.

5 considerations for hospital board compensation planning

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.

Docs respond to soaring CEO pay

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.

For-profit hospitals in Conn. could face additional regulations

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. 

4 nonprofit hospital trends to watch this year

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.

Report: Exchanges could hurt nonprofit hospitals

Health insurance exchanges could negatively affect nonprofit hospitals next year, Moody's Investors Services said in a new report.

Hospital CEO: N.C. budget cuts, tax-exemption changes threaten hospitals

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.

Do hospitals profit from drug discounts meant for poor, uninsured patients?

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.