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  • SSM, U of Missouri Health stall hospital sale talks

    St. Louis-based SSM Health has stalled talks with the University of Missouri Health Care in Columbia to sell two hospitals, though the two organizations intend to move forward with a partnership agreement, according to the The Mexico Ledger.
  • Partners-CNE deal won't be thoroughly reviewed by watchdog

    Massachusetts' watchdog agency, the Health Policy Commission, will not conduct a rigorous review of Boston-based Partners HealthCare's proposed acquisition of Providence, R.I.-based Care New England, as the deal would not have a large effect on residents in the state, The Boston Globe reports.
  • Illinois hospitals end merger talks

    Iroquois Memorial Hospital in Watseka, Ill., and Riverside Healthcare in Kankakee, Ill., have discontinued merger discussions roughly four months after signing a letter of intent to combine their organizations.
  • California county proceeding with purchase of hospitals despite state's opposition

    Santa Clara County will move forward with the purchase of O'Connor Hospital in San Jose, Calif., and Gilroy-based St. Louise Regional Hospital despite California Attorney General Xavier Becerra's efforts to block the sale, according to The Mercury News.
  • Northside Hospital, Gwinnett Health System merger approved by FTC

    Atlanta-based Northside Hospital and Lawrenceville, Ga.-based Gwinnett Health System have received approval from the FTC to merge.
  • University of Rhode Island Health Services partnership targets county suicides

    Kingston-based University of Rhode Island Health Services has partnered with South County Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds to provide services that work to achieve zero suicides in Washington County within five years.
  • For-profit hospital operator M&A update: 8 latest deals involving CHS, Tenet and HCA

    Three of the largest for-profit hospital operators entered into several transactions in recent months. Some of the companies are selling off facilities to strengthen their hospital portfolios, while others are exploring ways to expand their reach.
  • CHS sells New Jersey hospital

    A newly formed nonprofit run by Bloomfield, N.J.-based Community Healthcare Associates completed its purchase of Salem, N.J.-based Memorial Hospital of Salem County from Community Health Systems, according NJBiz.com.
  • Cape Cod Hospital to join Dana-Farber Cancer Care Collaborative

    Hyannis, Mass.-based Cape Cod Hospital will join the Dana-Farber Cancer Care Collaborative to receive the latest evidence-based best practices for cancer care.
  • Baylor Scott & White, Memorial Hermann end merger talks

    Dallas-based Baylor Scott & White Health and Houston-based Memorial Hermann Health System have decided to discontinue merger discussions roughly four months after signing a letter of intent to combine their organizations.
  • Preventing media leaks during healthcare transactions

    Leaks happen – sometimes on purpose, but often by accident. When a healthcare business is involved in a transaction, a leak to the media can derail its communications plan or even the deal itself.
  • Dignity Health, CHI merge into $29B system

    Englewood, Colo.-based Catholic Health Initiatives and San Francisco-based Dignity Health have completed a deal to combine their systems.
  • HCA completes $1.5B acquisition of Mission Health

    Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare now owns 185 hospitals after completing its purchase of Mission Health, a six-hospital system based in Asheville, N.C.
  • Somerset Hospital to officially join UPMC

    Somerset (Pa.) Hospital will officially become UPMC Somerset Feb. 1, seven months after the potential merger was announced, according to The Tribune-Democrat.
  • Pipeline Health buys 22 freestanding ERs

    Pipeline Health, a privately held hospital ownership and management company based in Los Angeles, has acquired Arlington-based Texas Health Resources' majority stake in 22 freestanding emergency rooms, according to The Dallas Morning News.
  • Advocate Aurora Health, Oak Street Health partner on primary clinic for Medicare patients

    Milwaukee-based Advocate Aurora Health is partnering with Oak Street Health to open a primary care clinic in Elgin, Ill., that will serve Medicare enrollees.
  • Nanticoke Health Services to affiliate with Peninsula Regional Health System

    Seaford, Del.-based Nanticoke Health Services and Peninsula Regional Health System in Salisbury, Md., will sign a letter of intent to move forward with an affiliation.
  • Virginia hospital partners with Ballad Health to reopen

    The Lee County (Va.) Hospital Authority has voted to partner with Johnson City, Tenn.-based Ballad Health to reopen the shuttered Lee County Hospital, according to WHJL, a local CBS affiliate.
  • South Carolina system to pay up to $137M for 4 CHS hospitals

    Charleston-based Medical University of South Carolina is seeking to buy four rural hospitals from Community Health Systems for $137 million, according to The Post and Courier.
  • Tenet sells 3 hospitals, exits Chicago market

    Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare completed the sale of its three remaining Chicago-area hospitals.

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