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  • U of Louisville prolongs search for Jewish Hospital partner

    University of Louisville (Ky.) is extending its timeline to find a joint-venture partner to purchase and operate KentuckyOne facilities based in Louisville, including Jewish Hospital, after an initial request for proposals did not result in potential partnerships, according to the Courier Journal. 
  • Western Maryland Health System, UPMC to pursue merger

      Cumberland, Md.-based Western Maryland Health System has signed a nonbinding letter of intent with Pittsburgh-based UPMC to pursue a merger.
  • CHS to sell Tennessee hospital

    Community Health Systems signed a definitive agreement to sell Tennova Healthcare-Lebanon (Tenn.) to Nashville, Tenn.-based Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
  • Sparrow Health System, Michigan Medicine sign affiliation agreement

      Lansing, Mich.-based Sparrow Health System and Michigan Medicine in Ann Arbor have signed an affiliation agreement that will pave the way for collaboration between the organizations.
  • Henry Ford CEO suspends Wayne State affiliation talks

    Henry Ford Health System and Wayne State University, both based in Detroit, are no longer in affiliation talks, according to Crain's Detroit Business.
  • Merger will save Connecticut hospital, lawmakers say

    Milford (Conn.) Hospital entered merger talks with Bridgeport (Conn.) Hospital, part of Yale New Haven Health, last year. This week, state lawmakers said the future of Milford Hospital depends on the deal closing, according to Patch.
  • MD Anderson announces affiliation with two Centura Health hospitals

      Two hospitals owned by Centennial, Colo.-based Centura Health are now members of the MD Anderson Cancer Network, according to The Pueblo Chieftain.
  • Judge dismisses lawsuit to halt Maine hospital merger

    A Maine judge has dismissed a lawsuit that sought to stop the merger of Dover-Foxcroft, Maine-based Mayo Regional Hospital and Northern Light Health in Brewer, Maine, according to The Piscataquis Observer.
  • 2 New Jersey health systems explore merger

    Elizabeth, N.J.-based Trinitas Regional Medical Center and Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas Health System in West Orange, N.J., are discussing a merger, according to tapinto.net.
  • Northern Light Health may grow to 10 hospitals

    Brewer, Maine-based Northern Light Health and Mayo Regional Hospital in Dover-Foxcroft, Maine, are one step closer to merging.
  • Mississippi hospital secures 3rd owner in 2 years

    Panola Medical Center, a 112-bed hospital in Batesville, Miss., has had three different owners since 2017.
  • Wayne State payments to consultants scrutinized in stalled Henry Ford affiliation

    Detroit-based Wayne State University's efforts to expand its relationship with Henry Ford Health System remained stalled while questions arose about payments the university made to people who worked on the deal, according to documents cited by The Detroit News.
  • Ascension buys Florida hospital, plans $47M investment

    Ardent Health Services completed the sale of its interest in Bay Medical Sacred Heart in Panama City, Fla., to Ascension on March 14.
  • 7 hospital mergers called off in past year

    Last month, Dallas-based Baylor Scott & White Health and Houston-based Memorial Hermann Health System called of their merger, which would have resulted in a 68-hospital system. That is one of several hospital mergers that, at some point in their lifetime, were called off in the past year.
  • Rennova acquires Tennessee hospital

    West Palm Beach, Fla.-based Rennova Health has completed the acquisition of Jellico (Tenn.) Community Hospital and CarePlus Center in Williamsburg, Ky.
  • Swedish Covenant, Rush consider merger

      Swedish Covenant Health and the Rush System for Health, both based in Chicago, are negotiating a potential merger, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.
  • California voters approve county hospital sale to American Advanced Medical Group

      Sonoma County (Calif.) residents voted in favor of a plan for the Palm Drive Health Care District to sell or lease Sebastopol, Calif.-based Palm Drive Hospital to American Advanced Medical Group, according to The Press Democrat.
  • Lifespan CEO calls for review of Partners, Care New England merger

    The CEO of Lifespan Health System has called for more public discussion of the proposed merger between Boston-based Partners HealthCare and Providence, R.I.-based Care New England,, according to the Providence Journal.
  • Colorado hospitals end merger talks

    Community Hospital in Grand Junction, Colo., and Centura Health in Centennial, Colo., have discontinued merger discussions roughly four months after signing a letter of intent to combine their organizations, according to The Daily Sentinel.
  • 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.

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