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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...
WakeMed Makes $750M Bid for Rex Healthcare
In a unanimous vote last week, the WakeMed board approved an offer to buy Rex Healthcare, but owner UNC Health Care is...
Web Exclusive: Hospital Mergers Outlook Bright for 2011
The top 10 hospital mergers and acquisitions of 2010 were valued at about $3.8 billion. One observer predicts that this...
Bronson’s purchase of BCHS not a done deal
--> During the next few weeks, Battle Creek Health System and Bronson Healthcare Group will begin the process of...
Meaningful Use Tops Healthcare Industry Challenges for 2011
Accountable care organizations, industry consolidation, and the use of mobile technologies all figure prominently in...
Web Exclusive: Cardinal Health to Acquire Kinray for $1.3B
Cardinal Health says it is expanding its access to independent pharmacies in the northeast by acquiring Kinray, Inc...
Caritas sale opponents write to pope
A group of Catholics opposed to the sale of Caritas Christi Health Care to the private equity firm Cerberus Capital...
Sale not yet approved, Boston-based Caritas Christi Health Care aims to expand
Although regulators have yet to approve the sale of Boston-based Caritas Christi Health Care to a New York investment...
Erie, PA-based Hamot Health Foundation considering affiliation agreement with UPMC
Erie, PA-based Hamot Health Foundation will decide by the end of the month whether to begin exclusive talks with UPMC...
Pent-up demand, improved markets driving healthcare deals
Now that healthcare reform has passed, debt and equity markets are looking better, and private equity investors are...