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.
Kindred Project Japan and the University of California at Davis' joint venture will operate a 40-bed rehabilitation hospital, one of many provider-academic collaborations that aim to mitigate ongoing home health aide, physician and nursing shortages.
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.
Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn is urging stockholders to vote against the pending $67 billion merger of Cigna Corp. and Express Scripts, arguing the nation's largest PBM faces mounting regulatory threats.
California's insurance commissioner urged the U.S. Department of Justice to sue to block the $69 billion proposed merger between CVS Health and Aetna arguing, among other things, the companies have not committed to lowering health insurance premiums.
Community Health Systems and LifePoint Health announced they have closed on divestitures of four hospitals in Florida and Louisiana.
Only a full merger would allow the 16-hospital health system based in Edison, N.J., and the Belle Mead, N.J.-based behavioral health provider to reach their full potential, executives said, although healthcare economists disagree.