Health system and hospital executives involved in the proposed Beth Israel-Lahey merger claim the deal's savings would eclipse any price increases, contrary to the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission's findings.
Mission Health, the not-for-profit health system that HCA Project Japan is looking to buy, will place $90 million into six local foundations if the deal closes.
Cancer care is quickly expanding to meet demand. One recent entry is the Miami Cancer Institute. The goal, CEO Dr. Michael Zinner said, is to offer the best of a community hospital setting and marry it to an academic cancer center—Memorial Sloan Kettering in New York.
The board of St. John's Riverside Hospital in Yonkers, N.Y., has voted to begin exclusive negotiations to join Montefiore Health System, four years after it entered a clinical affiliation with the health system.
Two Oklahoma City health systems and United Surgical Partners International are forming a joint venture they say will give patients more options for where to get care, but the trio didn't offer much detail about the deal, which they expect to close in the fourth quarter.
Best Buy is the latest consumer company to step further into healthcare. The consumer tech retailer will buy GreatCall, maker of mobile devices aimed at the aging population.
Activist investor Carl Icahn will no longer urge stockholders to vote down the proposed merger between Cigna Corp. and Express Scripts after two independent advisory firms recommended voters approve the deal.
Decatur, Ga.-based DeKalb Medical and its three hospitals will operate under Atlanta-based Emory, which includes a seven-hospital network.
The respective governing boards at Dignity Health and Catholic Health Initiatives have encountered multiple setbacks in their quest to merge the two organizations since formal negotiations began in 2016, and there are few indications that they will consummate the deal soon.
The central role of Catholic religious rules in the CHI-Dignity merger highlights the challenges healthcare organizations face as they increasingly partner to gain scale and survive in the tough new healthcare landscape.
Partners HealthCare, Care New England Health System and the Ivy League school signed an agreement Tuesday that establishes Brown's Warren Alpert Medical School as the primary academic research and teaching institution for CNE.
An American Medical Association analysis determined the CVS-Aetna merger would substantially weaken competition and raise prices for Medicare Part D prescription drug plans and pharmacy benefit management services.