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  • Ascension acquires shuttered Texas hospital's providers, clinic

    Ascension acquired the clinic and physicians associated with Rockdale, Texas-based Little River Healthcare, which closed in December, the St. Louis-based health system said Jan. 4.
  • Illinois-based Rockford Radiology Associates enters new revenue cycle management agreement with Zotec Partners

    INDIANAPOLIS, IN – (January 7, 2019) –Zotec Partners (Zotec), an industry-leading provider of radiology revenue cycle and practice management services, announces an exclusive RCM partnership with Rockford Radiology Associates (RRA).
  • Ascension to add 25-bed Michigan hospital

    Ascension signed a nonbinding letter of intent to integrate Allegan (Mich.) General Hospital, the St. Louis-based system announced Jan. 4.
  • Hospital for Special Surgery CEO: There's more value in adding campuses over M&A

    While many hospitals and health systems find growth through mergers or acquisitions, New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery President and CEO Louis A. Shapiro told The Wall Street Journal that in the case of HSS, there's more value in adding additional campuses and facilities than there is in M&A.
  • Hackensack Meridian Health, Carrier Clinic merge to improve behavioral health

    Edison, N.J.-based Hackensack Meridian Health has merged with Belle Mead, N.J.-based behavioral health provider Carrier Clinic to improve behavioral healthcare —  a rare partnership between a behavioral health provider and multihospital system.
  • Beaumont Health sells 90% of home health, hospice business

    Southfield, Mich.-based Beaumont Health transferred operations of its home health and hospice business to a for-profit provider through a new joint venture, the health system told Becker's Hospital Review.
  • Cleveland Clinic adds 4 hospitals

    Indian River Medical Center in Vero Beach, Fla., and Martin Health System, a three-hospital system based in Stuart, Fla., are now part of the Cleveland Clinic health system.
  • Sanford Health grows to $5B+ system after finalizing merger

    Sanford Health completed its merger with the nationwide senior care services provider Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society, the health system announced Jan. 2.
  • The driving forces for increased M&A within healthcare In 2019

    In 2018, mergers and acquisitions soared among durable medical equipment (DME) suppliers that either successfully exited the market or used M&A as a means to strategically grow their businesses. From a broad perspective, 2019 is expected to maintain the same intensity around M&A activity as areas of home care and hospice continue to expand, giving more businesses the opportunity to further propel themselves into new markets to create durable and innovative solutions in an inefficient and fragmented care delivery system.
  • CHS divests 2 South Carolina hospitals

    Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems completed the sale of Mary Black Health System, a two-hospital system based in Spartanburg, S.C., on Jan. 1.
  • AHA finds hospital proximity matters in reaping merger benefits

    Mergers of hospitals located closer together generally drive greater cost reductions, according to an updated study from the American Hospital Association. 
  • Bankrupt hospital chain receives $63M bid

    Promise Healthcare Group, a bankrupt hospital and nursing home chain based in Boca Raton, Fla., received a $63 million offer for its Florida facilities, according to Reuters.
  • Baylor Scott & White, Memorial Hermann to keep regional brands after merger: 'Spending millions taking signs off buildings doesn't improve healthcare'

    Once Baylor Scott & White Health merges with Memorial Hermann to create the largest health system in Texas, the two entities still plan to maintain their distinct regional brands while operating under a new corporate name, Baylor Scott & White CEO Jim Hinton told the Dallas News. 
  • Dignity Health, CHI push back merger date

    San Francisco-based Dignity Health and Englewood, Colo.-based Catholic Health Initiatives extended the expected closing date for their merger from Dec. 31, 2018, to Jan. 31, 2019.
  • Atrium seals deal to expand into Georgia

    Charlotte, N.C.-based Atrium Health and Macon, Ga.-based Navicent Health signed a definitive agreement to form a "strategic combination," effective Jan. 1.
  • Maryland hospitals end merger talks

    Baltimore-based LifeBridge Health and Elkton, Md.-based Union Hospital of Cecil County have ended merger negotiations, according to the Cecil Whig.
  • New York town government learns of local hospital partnership after the fact

    The Town Board of Massena, N.Y. had repeatedly asked administrators at Massena Memorial Hospital about the status of a potential partnership with another local hospital, but only learned a final decision had been made after reading about it in the newspaper, according to the Watertown Daily News.
  • PeaceHealth to acquire 37 clinics

    Vancouver, Wash.-based PeaceHealth has entered a definitive agreement to acquire Zoom+Care, a Portland, Ore.-based provider of on-demand retail and digital healthcare.
  • New York hospital names potential partners after 3-year search

    Massena (N.Y.) Memorial Hospital named two potential affiliates after a nearly three-year search, according to the Watertown Daily Times.
  • Partners, CNE merger heads to Rhode Island regulators

    Partners HealthCare filed its application with the Rhode Island Department of Health to finalize its proposed acquisition of Providence, R.I.-based Care New England Dec. 17.

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