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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 […]

WellStar Acquires Five Tenet Hospitals in Atlanta

WellStar Health System, the Marietta, Georgia-based not-for-profit health system, is buying its way to become the state’s largest healthcare provider. On December 1, the hospital chain and for-profit hospital chain Tenet Healthcare (NYSE: THC) announced their agreement to exchange five Atlanta metro area hospitals for $575 million upfront, plus the assumption of $86 million in […]