At Health Conference, Executives Stress Importance Of Closing Digital Divide
More than 500 health leaders gathered in Sacramento to talk about the challenges facing the health industry. In other market news, Kaiser Permanente's operating revenue increased 7.6 percent in 2015, to $60.7 billion, but net income fell 39 percent to $1.9 billion from $3.1 billion a year.
Sacramento Business Journal:
Here's How Top Local Health Executives Want To Improve Life For Patients
Hospitals and health plans must move faster to adopt technology that will improve access to care, local health executives said Friday at the Sacramento Business Journal’s Health Care Leadership Forum. More than 500 people attended the event at the Doubletree by Hilton in Sacramento. Following opening remarks by new Sutter Health CEO Sarah Krevans, a panel of health CEOs identified key opportunities and challenges facing health systems, insurers and provider groups. (Anderson, 2/12)
San Francisco Business Times:
Kaiser Permanente's Profits Plummet Nearly 40 Percent In 2015
Net income at Kaiser Permanente's nonprofit hospital and health plan units fell nearly 39 percent last year, although operating revenue jumped nearly 8 percent, the Oakland-based group said Friday afternoon. (Rauber, 2/12)