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Hospital Mergers Point to the Future of Health Systems

Hard on the heels of the merger announcement between Dignity Health and Catholic Health Initiatives  came the news that Ascension Health and Providence St. Joseph Health were in their own talks to merge. The Dignity/CHI deal will create a 139-hospital system spanning 28 states, with revenue of more than $28 billion. If the Ascension/Providence merger […]

Kaiser Permanente Acquires Group Health Cooperative

Kaiser Permanente, the California healthcare provider and insurer, announced it will acquire Seattle-based Group Health Cooperative. The price of $1.8 billion will create a new community foundation in Washington state. Group Health covers approximately 590,000 members. It will become Kaiser’s eighth region, joining Colorado, Georgia, Hawaii, Mid-Atlantic states (Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia), […]