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  • State approves Ascension's sale of Connecticut hospital

    The Connecticut Office of Health Strategy has approved Hartford (Conn.) HealthCare's acquisition of substantially all of the assets of St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport, Conn., from Ascension.
  • SSM, Paladina to offer primary care with no copays, out-of-pocket expenses

    St. Louis-based SSM Health and Denver-based Paladina Health have created a joint venture that will offer direct-to-employer primary care to businesses in the St. Louis region.
  • U of Louisville board signs off on Jewish Hospital acquisition

    The University of Louisville (Ky.) board approved a deal Aug. 14 to take over Jewish Hospital and KentuckyOne Health's other Louisville assets, which include three more hospitals and four outpatient centers, according to local news station WDRB.
  • U of Louisville reconsiders Jewish Hospital takeover

    The University of Louisville (Ky.) has returned to the negotiating table to buy the local Jewish Hospital and affiliated entities for $10 million, backed by a 20-year, $50 million loan from the state and $40 million from the Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital Foundation, according to the Louisville Courier Journal, which obtained a draft of the deal.
  • Hospital M&A update: 6 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.
  • Kootenai Health to acquire 2 hospitals

    Coeur d'Alene, Idaho-based Kootenai Health has entered into a letter of intent to acquire two critical access hospitals from Duluth, Minn.-based Essentia Health.
  • Shuttered Tennessee hospital sells for $200K

    A physician assistant has purchased Cumberland River Hospital in Celina, Tenn., which closed March 1, according to Nashville Public Radio.
  • Kentucky health system acquires 13th hospital

    Lexington, Ky.-based Appalachian Regional Healthcare acquired Highlands Regional Medical Center, a 192-bed hospital in Prestonsburg, Ky., on Aug. 1.
  • Banner Health to acquire Colorado hospital

    Phoenix-based Banner Health plans to acquire North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley, which it has operated since 1995.
  • CHS divests hospitals in Tennessee, Texas

    Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems has completed the sale of College Station (Texas) Medical Center and Tennova Healthcare-Lebanon (Tenn.).
  • Pennsylvania health systems to merge

    Butler (Pa.) Health System and Clarion (Pa.) Healthcare System have signed a definitive agreement to merge.
  • Hospital M&A update: 13 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.
  • Adventist HealthCare in talks to take over DC hospital's operations

    Gaithersburg, Md.-based Adventist HealthCare and Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C., have signed a letter of intent to explore a partnership agreement.
  • Temple to sell Fox Chase Cancer Center

    Philadelphia-based Temple University has agreed to sell Fox Chase Cancer Center and its interest in Health Partners Plan to Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia.
  • North Carolina hospital board mulls sale

    The New Hanover County board of commissioners is considering selling New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, N.C., as the hospital's ability to continue operating independently becomes unclear, according to the Port City Daily.
  • Sanford Health acquires stake in Costa Rica health network

    In a move to expand its international presence, Sioux Falls, S.D.-based Sanford Health has acquired a minority equity stake in a health system in Costa Rica.
  • Hospital M&A activity in Q2: 5 things to know

    Hospital merger and acquisition deal volume and spending was up year over year in the second quarter of 2019, but the pace of for-profit hospital divestitures is slowing, according to data from HealthCareMandA.com.
  • Bon Secours Mercy Health CEO talks Ireland merger: 'Blood is thicker than water'

    Cincinnati-based Bon Secours Mercy Health is focusing on an integration plan after completing its merger with Bon Secours Health System, Ireland's largest private healthcare provider, based in Dublin.
  • Maryland health system to acquire 3rd hospital

    Gaithersburg, Md.-based Adventist HealthCare has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Fort Washington (Md.) Medical Center.
  • Tenet makes bid for California hospital

    Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare has submitted a proposal to the Desert Healthcare District to purchase Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, Calif., according to The Desert Sun.

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