Community Benefit

North Shore Medical Center in Salem.
Aug 13, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
Hit especially hard were Massachusetts' community hospitals, with median operating margins plunging to 0.9 percent.
Handing out food to the elderly.
Aug 09, 2018 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Sufficient funding is rare and providers hold back on investing in such…
Lancaster County hospitals booming
Jul 30, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
The reason remains a mystery as statewide, average hospital margins have trended in the 4 to 6 percent…
Jul 27, 2018 | Susan Morse
Hospital giving certain patients a nutrition consultation, two-day supply of fresh produce and a…
Medicaid expansion boosts employment for disabled
Jul 23, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
The trend has broad policy implications as many states consider work requirements for Medicaid eligibility.
Aetna VP: Time to ask consumers what they want
Jul 20, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
New research shows that consumers want increased flexibility in their access to healthcare, and they…
What NC rural hospitals struggles say about U.S.
Jul 17, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
There is a confluence of factors leading to widespread closure of rural hospitals, including demographics, government…
TN hospitals generate $18B for state economy
Jul 16, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
New data from states including Tennessee and Connecticut highlight the importance of helping sustain community well being.
HHS using DNA to reunite migrant children with parents
Jul 05, 2018 | Susan Morse
Of the 3,000 total children separated from their parents 100 are under the age of 5 and must be reunited by…
Rural hospitals struggle with revenue, study finds
Jul 05, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
Nearly half are operating with negative margins, according to new research, which says a high rate of uninsured patients is among…