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Among public hospitals throughout the country, Erlanger Health System provides the greatest amount of safety-net care for the least amount of local government funding, a national public hospital association has determined.
Gov. Bill Haslam says he doesn't feel threatened by legislation passed by fellow Senate Republicans that requires him to obtain legislative approval on any deal he may cut with the Obama administration on expanding Medicaid.
Erlanger Health System's latest strategy to staunch financial losses has hit its most personal note yet, as hospital executives have decided to freeze the paid time off accruals for 4,000 employees from now until July.
As the days dwindle for people to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act during this open enrollment period, two local navigator groups and a local broker agency are partnering in the final push to connect people with coverage.
The state of children's health in the tri-state region can usually be found at the bottom of national health rankings lists.
As the clock struck midnight last night, Parkridge Health System CEO Darrell Moore showed up at Grandview Medical Center in Jasper, Tenn., to perform his first official task as the rural hospital's new executive:
Erlanger Health System has filed a $20 million lawsuit against Hutcheson Medical Center, on the heels of a $550,000 lawsuit Erlanger filed against the Fort Oglethorpe hospital last month, Erlanger CEO Kevin Spiegel said.
Erlanger Health System has filed a $20 million lawsuit against Hutcheson Medical Center, on the heels of a $550,000 lawsuit Erlanger filed against the Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., hospital last month, Erlanger CEO Kevin Spiegel said.
Erlanger officials used the words "silly, ludicrous, and absurd" to describe a letter from Hutcheson Medical Center attorney and former Georgia Gov. Roy Barnes seeking $75 million from the Chattanooga hospital.
Erlanger Health System hopes to open a $1 million "comprehensive breast center" at its Erlanger East campus off Gunbarrel Road within the next year.