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West Penn Hospital would have closed without Highmark deal
Without its acquisition by Highmark Inc., West Penn Allegheny Health System would have been forced to shutter West...
VT may build new state hospital
Gov. Peter Shumlin is considering going in a new direction than his predecessor regarding the future of the Vermont...
Vanguard completes DMC acquisition
Nashville, TN-based Vanguard Health Systems Inc. and Detroit Medical Center officials plan to make an announcement...
Key healthcare provisions take effect as GOP moves into House
Key parts of the new healthcare law will go into effect on Jan. 1, just before a Republican-controlled House returns...
Inpatient or outpatient? The battle to control costs
  One of the biggest challenges in healthcare is controlling costs. A primary way to accomplish that is...
Severance raised hospital chief’s pay to $7.7M
John P. Ferguson received a severance package of more than $5 million when he was forced out as president of...
Awash in skepticism, Jackson Health System budget OK’d
With members expressing concern about the accuracy of financial projections and the lack of a long-term plan, Jackson...
Jackson Health System struggles to balance budget
As Jackson's governing board prepares to vote Monday on a proposed budget for 2011, its two money-losing nursing homes...
Hospital monopolies ruin MRI bill as Sutter gets price it wants
After Mark Logsdon tore a ligament in his knee skiing at Lake Tahoe in March, he returned home to suburban Sacramento...
LifePoint’s CEO steers for measured growth
LifePoint Hospitals and its CEO/President Bill Carpenter oversee 48 acute care facilities and 21,000 employees over 17...