Q. What are the great strengths of your health care system?
The continuing pattern of decreased hospital inpatient admissions, along with increased fees under a hospital assessment fee program, paint a bleak picture for the hospital industry in 2014, said Gene Diamond, Franciscan Alliance Northern Indiana Region CEO.
A drop in inpatient volumes is to blame for layoffs and position eliminations at multiple Franciscan Alliance locations in Northwest Indiana.
The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, continues to be the dominant variable in the health care industry, locally and nationwide.
At least three local hospitals are playing a role in the state's effort to make trauma care accessible for all Hoosiers.
Indiana hospitals and outpatient medical centers have a $31.3 billion economic impact, according to a report that examines the financial role of health care facilities in the state.
WorkingWell and Franciscan Alliance ExpressCare will expand in Porter County in the new year.
This year has been a year of change for the health care industry, as hospital officials strive to implement technology designed to streamline patient care and keep costs down while they build new brick-and-mortar outpatient facilities closer to where their patients live.
The continued uncertainty shrouding the Affordable Care Act is leaving many in the health care industry wondering what comes next.
When the White House announced last month employers will have an extra year to comply with an Affordable Care Act insurance mandate, a lot of Will Glaros' clients breathed a sigh of relief.
MUNSTER | In a transaction valued between $15 million and $25 million, the physicians group Medical Specialists has joined Franciscan Alliance, the largest hospital system in Northwest Indiana.
Franciscan Alliance is connecting region residents to the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago’s services, innovations, expertise and vision.
Living in the northwest corner of the state, region residents long have appreciated their proximity to Chicago.
For Gene Diamond, Sept. 11, 2001, was defined by a scream.
Health care sector in the last three months/next three months
Gene Diamond, regional CEO of the Franciscan Alliance, offers his thoughts and projections on the economy and the health care industry.
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