Partners HealthCare

Partners at center of health care cost conundrums

On the one hand, countless studies suggest high-priced hospitals in Massachusetts offer care in most cases that is no different from what is available at a much lower cost at community hospitals. On the other hand, no one seems to believe it. The Boston Globe reported last week that Neighborhood Health Plan had signed a(...)

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Partners reports $17m second-quarter loss

Partners reports $17m second-quarter loss

Blames winter for loss of $40-$50m in revenue

PARTNERS HEALTHCARE reported on Friday that the tough winter weather took a financial toll on the health care giant, with a steep drop in outpatient care contributing to a $17 million operating loss for the three-month period ending March 31. Partners, the region’s largest employer, has been sputtering financially of late. The health care provider(...)

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