Tiffany Capeles’ “leadership and her strong record of achieving greater health equity have earned her the respect of our peers in healthcare along with well-deserved national acclaim,” Intermountain CEO Marc Harrison said.
Patients reported issues with hospital staff responsiveness and said their experiences with care transitions out of a hospital setting worsened considerably during the pandemic, according to the watchdog.
The vendor’s revenue grew 11% while expenses climbed 40% year over year, as Amwell invested heavily in research and development for its open architecture Converge platform.
Mental health services captured a larger percentage of remote care and continued to be the top reason for online provider visits in February, according to data from Fair Health.
That’s down from a net income of $2 billion at the same time last year.
The results spurred payers to paint an improved financial outlook for the full year compared to earlier estimates for 2022.
Contract negotiations started in March. Last month, 2,000 employees represented by the union voted to authorize a strike.
Massachusetts’ leading hospital system, under state scrutiny to rein in spending, has cleared a key hurdle in its expansion plans.
Black will be replaced with current president Rick Poulton effective immediately. In a note, one analyst said investors will likely react positively to the news, given Poulton’s record of deal execution.
Cigna executives said medical expenses in the quarter were better than they estimated due to lower COVID-19 testing and treatment costs.