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  • Pennsylvania healthcare titans expected to battle for children's hospital

    St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia entered bankruptcy in late June, and several health systems are expected to place competing bids to take over the 188-bed hospital, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer.  
  • 6 hospital mergers called off in past year

    Care New England Health System, a three-hospital system based in Providence, R.I., withdrew from merger talks with two other organizations in July. That failed deal represents one of several hospital mergers that, at some point in their lifetime, were called off in the past year.
  • Albany Medical, Glen Falls Hospital to affiliate

    Albany (N.Y.) Medical Center and Glens Falls (N.Y.) Hospital have agreed to affiliate, the organizations announced Sept. 12. 
  • LifePoint, MultiCare, UW Medicine create clinically integrated network

    Three major healthcare organizations —  LifePoint Health, MultiCare Health System and UW Medicine —  have partnered to create Embright, a new clinically integrated network in the Pacific Northwest.
  • Hospital M&A update: 10 latest deals

    The total number of healthcare mergers and acquisitions hit a record high in 2018, and dozens of deals have been announced so far this year.
  • U of Louisville doesn't need $50M from state in Jewish Hospital deal, CEO admits in secret taping

    University of Louisville (Ky.) may not need a $50 million loan from the state to buy Jewish Hospital and its affiliated entities, despite previous assertions that the deal would be impossible without financial assistance, according to local news station WDRB.
  • Top bid for Kentucky hospital falls through

    Pineville (Ky.) Community Healthcare received a $7 million takeover bid, but the hospital ended up selling for less than half that amount, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.
  • Emory expands clinical network beyond Atlanta counties

    Emory Healthcare Network, based in Atlanta, is adding Columbus, Ga.-based St. Francis Hospital physicians and providers to its clinically integrated network.
  • Legislators question U of Louisville CEO about health system takeover

    The University of Louisville's top executive faced harsh questioning Sept. 9 from Kentucky lawmakers over the school's plan to take over a financially struggling health system with help from the state, according to the Louisville Business Journal.
  • Physicians rally for nonprofit buyer of St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

    While a bankruptcy judge in Delaware approved the sale of shuttered Hahnemann University Hospital's residency program, physicians from the system's children's hospital rallied in Philadelphia for a nonprofit buyer.
  • Judge approves $55M sale of Hahnemann residency programs

    A bankruptcy court judge ruled Sept. 5 that a group of six health systems in the Philadelphia area can buy Hahnemann University Hospital's residency program for $55 million, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer. 
  • Quick insights on converting an HOPD to a freestanding, joint-venture ASC

    Now that site neutrality is on everyone’s mind, Avanza is regularly called upon by hospitals and health systems to assist in converting provider-based entities, i.e., hospital outpatient department (HOPD), to freestanding, and often joint-ventured, ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs).
  • AHA says hospital mergers are good — economists say otherwise

    The American Hospital Association released a report stating that hospital acquisitions allow providers to provide better care at a lower cost to patients.
  • Children's National to absorb HSC Health Care System

    Two Washington, D.C.-based children's health systems received regulatory approval to integrate, the organizations said Sept. 3.
  • Can a California hospital operator save Hahnemann?

    KPC Global, a Santa Ana, Calif.-based hospital operator, submitted a last-minute filing Aug. 29 to participate in a bankruptcy hearing that could determine the fate of Philadelphia-based Hahnemann University Hospital's residency program, according to Philadelphia Business Journal.
  • Health industry transactions ramped up in July

    After a springtime lull, the healthcare industry saw transaction volumes bounce back in July, according to Bloomberg Law.
  • CHS sells 2 Florida hospitals

    Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems has sold two Florida hospitals to Altamonte Springs, Fla.-based AdventHealth.
  • Quorum's sale of California hospital moves forward

    Brentwood, Tenn.-based Quorum Health expects to complete the divestiture of a 106-bed hospital in California in coming months.
  • Rural hospital sells apartment complex to 'focus on primary mission'

    The board of Sarah D. Culbertson Memorial Hospital, a 22-bed rural hospital based in Rushville, Ill., voted to sell a senior assisted-living apartment complex for financial reasons, according to the Journal Star, a newspaper based in Peoria, Ill. 
  • Michigan hospital joins Ascension

    Allegan (Mich.) General Hospital, a 25-bed hospital, will join Ascension Michigan on Sept. 1.

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