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  • Bankrupt California hospital chain closes $235M sale

    El Segundo, Calif.-based Verity Health, which entered Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in August, completed the sale of two California hospitals on March 1, according to NBC Bay Area.
  • CHS sells 4 South Carolina hospitals for $176M

    Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems completed the sale of four South Carolina hospitals to Medical University of South Carolina Hospital Authority in Charleston on March 1.
  • Beth Israel Deaconess-Lahey Health merger is official

    Boston-based Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Lahey Health in Burlington, Mass., officially merge March 1 to become Beth Israel Lahey Health, a system with 13 hospitals and 4,300 physicians across Massachusetts, according to WBUR.
  • LifeBridge Health to acquire Bon Secours Baltimore Hospital

    Baltimore-based LifeBridge Health has signed a letter of intent with Cincinnati-based Bon Secours Mercy Health to acquire Bon Secours Baltimore Hospital.
  • Littleton Regional Healthcare drops New Hampshire consortium affiliation

    Littleton (N.H.) Regional Healthcare is leaving North Country Healthcare, a regional health consortium, due to divergent goals, according to the New Hampshire Union Leader.
  • Mayo Clinic adds Mexico hospital to care network

    Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic has added Centro Médico Puerta de Hierro in Guadalajara, Mexico to the Mayo Clinic Care Network, a group of independent health systems that work closely with Mayo to improve quality standards.
  • Healthy Connections to buy Arkansas hospital

    Healthy Connections, which owns nine Arkansas clinics, plans to purchase De Queen (Ark.) Medical Center, according to ArkLaTexhomepage.com.
  • Hospital-owned physician practices increased 128% in almost 6 years, study finds

    The number of hospital-owned physician practices increased from 35,700 in July 2012 to 80,000 in January 2018, according to a study from consulting firm Avalere Health and the Physicians Advocacy Institute.
  • Butler Health System to merge with Clarion Healthcare

    Butler (Pa.) Health System and Clarion (Pa.) Healthcare System have signed an exclusive letter of intent to merge, according to the Butler Eagle.
  • Hennepin County Medical Center, North Memorial enter merger talks

    Hennepin Healthcare and North Memorial Hospital, both based in Minneapolis, have entered into talks that could lead to a partnership or full merger, according to the Star Tribune.
  • SSM, U of Missouri Health stall hospital sale talks

    St. Louis-based SSM Health has stalled talks with the University of Missouri Health Care in Columbia to sell two hospitals, though the two organizations intend to move forward with a partnership agreement, according to the The Mexico Ledger.
  • Partners-CNE deal won't be thoroughly reviewed by watchdog

    Massachusetts' watchdog agency, the Health Policy Commission, will not conduct a rigorous review of Boston-based Partners HealthCare's proposed acquisition of Providence, R.I.-based Care New England, as the deal would not have a large effect on residents in the state, The Boston Globe reports.
  • Illinois hospitals end merger talks

    Iroquois Memorial Hospital in Watseka, Ill., and Riverside Healthcare in Kankakee, Ill., have discontinued merger discussions roughly four months after signing a letter of intent to combine their organizations.
  • California county proceeding with purchase of hospitals despite state's opposition

    Santa Clara County will move forward with the purchase of O'Connor Hospital in San Jose, Calif., and Gilroy-based St. Louise Regional Hospital despite California Attorney General Xavier Becerra's efforts to block the sale, according to The Mercury News.
  • Northside Hospital, Gwinnett Health System merger approved by FTC

    Atlanta-based Northside Hospital and Lawrenceville, Ga.-based Gwinnett Health System have received approval from the FTC to merge.
  • University of Rhode Island Health Services partnership targets county suicides

    Kingston-based University of Rhode Island Health Services has partnered with South County Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds to provide services that work to achieve zero suicides in Washington County within five years.
  • For-profit hospital operator M&A update: 8 latest deals involving CHS, Tenet and HCA

    Three of the largest for-profit hospital operators entered into several transactions in recent months. Some of the companies are selling off facilities to strengthen their hospital portfolios, while others are exploring ways to expand their reach.
  • CHS sells New Jersey hospital

    A newly formed nonprofit run by Bloomfield, N.J.-based Community Healthcare Associates completed its purchase of Salem, N.J.-based Memorial Hospital of Salem County from Community Health Systems, according NJBiz.com.
  • Cape Cod Hospital to join Dana-Farber Cancer Care Collaborative

    Hyannis, Mass.-based Cape Cod Hospital will join the Dana-Farber Cancer Care Collaborative to receive the latest evidence-based best practices for cancer care.
  • Baylor Scott & White, Memorial Hermann end merger talks

    Dallas-based Baylor Scott & White Health and Houston-based Memorial Hermann Health System have decided to discontinue merger discussions roughly four months after signing a letter of intent to combine their organizations.

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