Community Benefit

Man going through a hospital safety checkpoint.
Aug 21, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
Almost a quarter of healthcare security directors at hospitals think their facilities are…
Vermont sign.
Aug 15, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
The overall health of the population, more advanced medical equipment and a general lack of…
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.