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  • Atrium Health to expand into Georgia

    The boards of Macon, Ga.-based Navicent Health and Charlotte, N.C.-based Atrium Health approved the systems' combination on Dec. 11, bringing the organizations one step closer to finalizing their partnership, according to The Telegraph.  By Alyssa Rege -
  • FTC declines to challenge Partners-Care New England deal

    The Federal Trade Commission has agreed to not challenge the proposed merger of Boston-based Partners HealthCare and Providence, R.I.-based Care New England, according to WPRI-12 News.  By Alyssa Rege -
  • Baptist Health, Boca Raton Regional to merge in 2019

    Miami-based Baptist Health South Florida and Boca Raton (Fla.) Regional Hospital signed a formal letter of intent to merge next year.  By Emily Rappleye -
  • LifePoint, LHC Group finalize 2 acquisitions

    A joint venture between Brentwood, Tenn.-based LifePoint Health and LHC Group, a home healthcare provider based in Lafayette, La., has acquired two home healthcare providers.  By Ayla Ellison -
  • Texas county to sell hospital

    Corpus Christi, Texas-based Nueces County Hospital District voted to sell Christus Spohn Hospital Memorial, also in Corpus Christi, Dec. 10, according to the Caller Times.  By Morgan Haefner -
  • California county buys 2 hospitals for $235M

    Santa Clara County (Calif.) bought two financially struggling hospitals for $235 million in an attempt to ease crowding at Fruitdale, Calif.-based Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, which is operated by the county, according to the Santa Cruz Sentinel.  By Leo Vartorella -
  • Mosaic reaches final agreement to buy St. Francis Hospital in Missouri

    St. Joseph, Mo.-based Mosaic Life Care has reached an agreement to acquire St. Francis Hospital in Maryville, Mo., expanding its rural presence in the state, according to the St. Joseph News-Press.  By Leo Vartorella -
  • Would M&A benefit your rural hospital? 5 insights

    While many larger healthcare organizations have announced proposed mergers or acquisitions within the past few years, rural hospitals have largely remained independent, according to a November report by the Rural Health Research and Policy Centers.  By Alyssa Rege -
  • Private equity investment in healthcare on the rise: 3 takeaways

    Private equity continued to move into new medical specialties in 2018, according to a recent report by financial advisory firm Solic Capital obtained by Becker's Hospital Review.   By Alyssa Rege -
  • George Washington University halts talks over new DC-area hospital

    Washington, D.C.-based George Washington University suspended negotiations over managing a new hospital in Washington in a letter to officials Dec. 5, The Washington Post reports.  By Alyssa Rege -
  • North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA) acquires Aisthesis Partners in Anesthesia Care, expanding its ASC footprint

    MELVILLE, N.Y., Dec. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA), one of the leading single-specialty anesthesia and perioperative management companies in the US, recently completed the acquisition of certain assets of Aisthesis Partners in Anesthesia Care and its affiliated medical practices (“Aisthesis”).  By Staff -
  • Mount Sinai finalizes partnership with South Nassau

    Oceanside, N.Y.-based South Nassau Communities Hospital and New York City-based Mount Sinai Health System have finalized a partnership that will include a $120 million investment by Mount Sinai to establish South Nassau as its flagship Long Island hospital, according to Newsday.  By Leo Vartorella -
  • Rural Connecticut residents fight hospital merger, cite broken promises by Health Quest

    Residents of Sharon, Conn. gathered Dec. 4 to speak out against a proposed merger between Danbury, Conn.-based Western Connecticut Health Network and Lagrangeville, N.Y.-based Health Quest Systems, according to the NewsTimes.  By Leo Vartorella -
  • Orlando Health takes over 170-bed Florida hospital

    After a 23-year joint operating agreement, Orlando (Fla.) Health will assume full control of South Lake Hospital, a 170-bed facility in Clermont, Fla., according to the Orlando Sentinel.  By Alia Paavola -
  • Tower Health acquires 19 urgent care centers

    West Reading, Pa.-based Tower Health acquired Douglassville, Pa.-based Premier Urgent Care's 19 urgent care centers on Dec. 1.  By Ayla Ellison -
  • Bankruptcy court approves sale of Mississippi hospital

    A bankruptcy court has approved the sale of Gilmore Memorial Hospital in Armory, Miss., to Tupelo-based North Mississippi Health Services, according to the Daily Journal.  By Ayla Ellison -
  • Beth Israel-Lahey Health merger OK'd with conditions

    Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey approved the proposed merger between Boston-based Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Burlington, Mass.-based Lahey Health and three other hospital organizations, with conditions, Nov. 29.  By Alyssa Rege -
  • North Texas Medical Center enters lease agreement

    North Texas Medical Center, a 60-bed hospital in Gainesville, will be leased to and operated by an organization newly created by Plano, Texas-based Community Hospital Corp.  By Ayla Ellison -
  • Ascension to acquire controlling interest 323-bed Florida hospital

    Nashville, Tenn.-based Ardent Health Services signed a letter of intent to sell its interest in a 323-bed Florida hospital to Pensacola, Fla.-based Sacred Heart Health System, part of St. Louis-based Ascension.  By Alyssa Rege -
  • Group takes out full-page ads decrying sale of SSM Health hospitals

    A nonprofit organization called "A Coalition for Choice" in Missouri has taken out full-page ads in various newspapers to "oppose healthcare monopolies" like the potential sale of two St. Louis-based SSM Health hospitals to Columbia, Mo.-based MU Health Care, according to the News Tribune.  By Alyssa Rege -

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