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  • 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.
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  • 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."
  • UMass Memorial, Milford Regional explore merger

    Milford (Mass.) Regional Medical Center is exploring a "potential corporate affiliation" with Worcester-based UMass Memorial Health, the largest nonprofit healthcare system in Central Massachusetts, the two entities said Sept. 27.
  • Catholic system exploring HCA merger

    Manchester, N.H.-based Catholic Medical Center has signed a nonbinding letter of intent to explore a potential merger with Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare. 
  • 8 cross-market health system mergers ranked by annual revenue

    Some of the largest health system mergers and acquisitions over the two years have been cross-market transactions, a trend that is anticipated to gather momentum despite the Federal Trade Commission taking a firmer stance on deals that could potentially violate antitrust laws.
  • Debt, cyberattack threaten Yale New Haven acquisition of Prospect hospitals

    The CEO of Derby, Conn.-based Griffin Hospital warned Gov. Ned Lamont that the debt burden of the hospital's parent company, Prospect Medical Holdings, and a recent cyberattack could complicate a potential sale to Yale New Haven Health, CT Mirror reported Sept. 21.

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