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  • UnityPoint, Presbyterian call off merger

    Albuquerque, N.M.-based Presbyterian Healthcare Services and West Des Moines, Iowa-based UnityPoint Health have called off a planned $11 billion merger, the two systems said Oct. 11.
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  • Bondholder outbids U of Iowa for Mercy Iowa City

    Bondholder Preston Hollow Community Capital has outbid the University of Iowa for Mercy Iowa City hospital in a surprise turn of events, according to an Oct. 10 The Gazette report.
  • Yale New Haven acquires 26-location urgent care provider

    Yale New Haven (Conn.) Health System has acquired PhysicianOne Urgent Care, which operates 26 urgent care facilities across Massachusetts, New York and Connecticut, according to its website. 
  • New York systems to form 5-hospital entity

    Ithaca, N.Y.-based Cayuga Health System and Arnot Health are seeking regulatory approval from the state to affiliate as members of a parent company which would comprise five hospitals.
  • Prime sells California hospital

    Ontario, Calif.-based Prime Healthcare is selling its 302-bed Alvarado Hospital Medical Center to UC San Diego Health for $200 million.
  • Union raises concerns over UPMC takeover of Pennsylvania health system

    SEIU Healthcare Pennsylvania workers voiced concerns that a proposed merger between Pittsburgh-based UPMC and Washington (Pa.) Health System would harm patients and workers, Observer-Reporter Oct. 5.
  • The healthcare deals under the microscope

    Elevance's proposed $2.5 billion acquisition of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana was put on hold in late September after the deal came under scrutiny from state senators and the attorney general.
  • West Virginia has a new academic health system

    West Virginia is now home to a larger academic health system through the combination of Huntington-based Mountain Health Network, Marshall Health and Marshall University, which was finalized Oct. 5. 
  • Mercy Iowa City auction postponed

    The auction for the bankrupt Mercy Iowa City hospital was postponed late Oct. 4 after a day of legal negotiations behind closed doors, according to a report from The Gazette.
  • Minnesota attorney general seeks feedback on 2 healthcare mergers

    Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison will hold a public meeting Oct. 25 to engage local communities as part of a review to ensure two proposed mergers in the state are in compliance with both federal and state law, according to an Oct. 3 Duluth News Tribune report.
  • Froedtert Health acquiring Ascension's stake in health plan

    Milwaukee-based Froedtert Health has struck a deal to acquire Ascension Wisconsion's stake in Network Health, the health insurer jointly owned by the systems.  
  • 11 M&A deals making headlines in September

    Here is a summary of hospital and healthcare merger and acquisition-related transactions from September:
  • Rival bid challenges U of Iowa health system for troubled hospital

    Mercy Iowa City hospital is now under auction as a rival bid is competing with the University of Iowa health system, The Gazette reported Oct. 3. 
  • CHS, MU Health Care expand partnership

    Columbia-based University of Missouri Health Care has expanded its strategic relationship with local hospitals belonging to Community Health Systems. 
  • Inspira Health completes Salem Medical Center integration

    Mullica Hill, N.J.-based Inspira Health has completed the integration of Salem, N.J.-based Salem Medical Center, which has been rebranded as Inspira Medical Center Mannington. 
  • Ohio hospitals, outpatient facility join Parkview Health system

    Three Ohio facilities, including two hospitals, operated by Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers are now officially part of Fort Wayne, Ind.-based Parkview Health.
  • Ascension sells Alabama hospital

    Mobile, Ala.-based University of South Alabama announced that Ascension Providence Hospital and its clinics are part of USA Health, the university's academic health system. 
  • Yale has 'mounting concerns' about acquiring Prospect Medical hospitals

    Yale (Conn.) New Haven Health signed a deal in November to acquire three hospitals owned by Prospect Medical. The slow regulatory approval process and a recent cyberattack that disrupted the hospitals' IT systems have Yale concerned about the viability of the transaction, according to the CT Mirror.
  • Sutter Health absorbs Central Coast clinic group

    Sacramento, Calif.-based Sutter Health is expanding its California Central Coast presence with the integration of Sansum Clinic, a 36-facility outpatient network based in the Santa Barbara area.
  • Why Catholic Medical Center sees HCA as the right merger partner

    Manchester, N.H.-based Catholic Medical Center's CEO Alex Walker said the health system has been on a mission to find a "partner that will, first and foremost, support our mission of health, healing and hope, as well as a partner who will embrace who we are as a Catholic hospital."