10 big healthcare business stories in 2015 [Special Report]

By Ilene MacDonald

2015 was a year that the impossible seemed to happen--after many delays, ICD-10 was finally implemented and the much-hated sustainable growth rate formula was repealed.

But the stories that struck a nerve with most of our readers weren't those attention-grabbing headlines that ran in FierceHealthcare and its sister publications. Instead the most well-read stories that FierceHealthcare ran this year involved a technique to relieve stress of nurses in the emergency rooms and emerging milliennial-driven healthcare changes.

One of our most popular stories this year ran in early January when we asked hospital CEOs for their predictions about the biggest trends in 2015. So in this special report, we'll share our picks for the most notable stories in 2015--and see whether healthcare leaders hit the mark on their own predictions.