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  • Atlantic Health System, New Jersey university sign collaboration agreement

    Morristown, N.J.-based Atlantic Health System and Wayne, N.J.-based William Paterson University have signed an agreement for a collaboration to help improve health profession education and health services in New Jersey.
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  • Texas Hospital Association leader: More needed to help state's rural hospitals

    A recent report from Chartis, a healthcare advisory services firm, found that 45 Texas rural hospitals are at risk of closure. The state's total composes the highest percentage of the 418 rural hospitals in the U.S. at the risk of closure.
  • Pennsylvania hospital to join WellSpan Health

    Lewisburg, Pa.-based Evangelical Community Hospital is set to join York, Pa.-based WellSpan Health pending regulatory approval. 
  • Corewell to demolish former Michigan hospital, sell land for $1

    Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Corewell Health has shared plans to transfer land ownership where shuttered Kelsey Hospital operated to the Village of Lakeview (Mich.) for the purchase price of $1. 
  • Virginia hospital extends day care lease to avoid closure

    Fredericksburg, Va.-based Mary Washington Hospital, part of Fredericksburg-based Mary Washington Healthcare, has extended its lease to Kids' Station, operated by KinderCare, after previously informing hospital employees that the day care center would be closing its doors in May.
  • CHS eyes $1B in potential hospital sales

    Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems has sold a number of hospitals over the past several years and is evaluating interest for sales that could yield more than $1 billion in additional proceeds, CEO Tim Hingtgen said on the company's Feb. 21 earnings call. 
  • The tide is turning on healthcare megamergers

    Proposed healthcare mergers and acquisitions are continuing to face backlash from hospital and physician groups along with state and federal lawmakers — signaling a turn of the tide against megadeals. 
  • Ascension offloads New York system to Guthrie Clinic

    The Guthrie Clinic in Sayre, Pa., has completed the acquisition of Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital System from St. Louis-based Ascension, according to financial documents published Feb. 16.
  • Indiana health system strikes ASC joint venture

    Fort Wayne, Ind.-based Parkview Health is forming an ambulatory surgical center joint venture with Brentwood, Tenn.-based Surgery Partners to expand its surgical care offerings with independent physician groups.
  • 2 health systems closing day care operations

    Two hospitals have shared plans to close or restructure their day care facilities over the last month.
  • UCI Health, Lifepoint Health break ground on California rehabilitation hospital

    Orange, Calif.-based UCI Health and Lifepoint Rehabilitation — a Brentwood, Tenn.-based Lifepoint Health business unit — have broken ground on a new inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Irvine, Calif., as part of a joint venture partnership.
  • HCA to open $15.5M freestanding Florida ER

    Kissimmee-based HCA Florida Osceola Hospital, part of Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare, is set to open a $15.5 million freestanding emergency room on Feb. 27.
  • $1.48B Kaiser Sacramento hospital could break ground in 2024

    Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente might be breaking ground on a hospital in the Sacramento rail yards this year, the Sacramento Business Journal reported Feb. 15.
  • UT Health acquires 6 urgent care clinics

    Tyler-based UT Health East Texas has completed its acquisition of six urgent care clinics, including one from its partner Baton Rouge, La.-based Premier Health, an urgent care company. 
  • Mercy to acquire Ascension hospital

    St. Louis-based Mercy plans to acquire ownership of Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg, Kan.
  • AdventHealth buys Florida property for over $5M

    Altamonte Springs, Fla.-based AdventHealth has purchased vacant property in Sanford, Fla., for around $5.3 million, the Orlando Business Journal reported Feb. 13.
  • Health Systems partner to build Wisconsin freestanding inpatient rehabilitation hospital

    Madison, Wis.-based UW Health, Madison, Wis.-based UnityPoint Health - Meriter Hospital and Lifepoint Rehabilitation — a Brentwood, Tenn.-based Lifepoint Health business unit — have expanded their partnership to develop and operate a second freestanding inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Fitchburg, Wis. 
  • Judge OKs operator for bankrupt California hospital

    A U.S. bankruptcy judge has approved American Advanced Management's plan to operate Madera (Calif.) Community Hospital, a 106-bed acute care facility which has been shuttered for more than 13 months. 
  • Steward concerns trickle South

    Questions about Steward Health Care's stability have spread from Massachusetts to a 278-bed hospital in Louisiana. 
  • Norton Healthcare acquiring Kentucky medical group

    Louisville, Ky.-based Norton Healthcare is acquiring Bowling Green (Ky.) Internal Medicine and Pediatric Associates, the Bowling Green Daily News reported Feb. 8.