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Partners-Care New England deal barely bumps Mass. healthcare spending

Feb 14, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The proposed merger of Partners HealthCare and Care New England won't have a dramatic effect on Massachusetts healthcare spending, even if care patterns significantly change, according to the Massachusetts Health Policy...
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Consequences Of Hospital Mergers Go Beyond Higher Prices–Quality Of Care Is Suffering As Well

Feb 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
For many goods, the common thought is that competition leads to lower prices and better quality. But people often think of health care as different — that it somehow shouldn’t be “market based.” Studies, however, prove otherwise....
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Two Texas Health Care Giants Call Off Hospital Merger, Offering Few Clues Why

Feb 07, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
After setting out months ago to create the largest nonprofit hospital system in Texas, Memorial Hermann Health System and Baylor Scott & White Health canceled those plans Tuesday. News on hospitals comes out of California and Ohio,...
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Baylor Scott & White, Memorial Hermann call off merger

Feb 06, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
While executives didn't outline why the deal fell through, there had been some concern regarding the alignment of their academic missions as well as a mismatch of their physician-management models, sources close to the matter...
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After Series Of Setbacks Over The Years, Catholic Health Initiatives And Dignity Health Seal Prolonged Courtship

Feb 05, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Merger talks, which were officially announced in October 2016, were expected to span a year. After a series of setbacks over that time, the California Justice Department conditionally approved the merger Nov. 21, marking the final major regulatory nod. Other hospital news focuses on: strategies to lure cash-paying patients, pricing transparency, federal funding and more....
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Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health complete merger

Feb 02, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The newly formed CommonSpirit will rank among the largest health systems in the nation, but its size won't guarantee immediate success, industry watchers...
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Anthem's Move To End PBM Deal Latest Scrape With Cigna

Feb 01, 2019 , Forbes
The March 2 start of the migration of Anthem clients away from Cigna's Express Scripts PBM will come just days after Anthem and Cigna square off in a trial over a contested breakup fee from an aborted 2017...
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Has Abbott's Miles White Made His Last Big Deal?

Jan 24, 2019 , Forbes
Abbott Laboratories CEO Miles White feels pressure to do more mergers and acquisitions, he told analysts...
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5 questions for CVS Health CEO Larry Merlo

Jan 15, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Will the CVS-Aetna merger hurt competition? Are PBMs in trouble in Congress? Will drones start delivering prescription drugs? CVS Health CEO Larry Merlo weighed...
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House kicks off drug pricing, manufacturer merger oversight

Jan 15, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Pharma critic Rep. Elijah Cummings is probing a dozen manufacturers over their drug pricing strategies and a bipartisan duo is calling for the FTC and Justice Department to come down on Bristol-Myers Squibb's acquisition of...
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Hospital Mergers Get Even Bigger As Seller Size Hits $400M

Jan 12, 2019 , Forbes
Hospital and health system mergers involved even bigger players in 2018 as the average seller size hit $409 million in revenue, Kaufman Hall says in its annual healthcare merger...
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Drug chains face year of transition

Jan 11, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
This year will see CVS Health merging its business with Aetna, Walgreens continuing to integrate stores purchased from Rite Aid and Rite Aid moving forward with its business in the wake of its terminated merger with Albertsons. Read More...
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CVS expects to benefit from Aetna merger in first quarter

Jan 10, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
CVS Health leadership said despite a federal judge's ongoing review of the company's merger with Aetna, they are "one company" and expect benefits to begin accruing in the first quarter, with medical cost savings by the end of the...
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Healthcare executives expect M&A to boost business in 2019

Jan 09, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Nearly three-quarters of 291 senior executives polled said they expect better business performance in 2019 than last year, fueled primarily by mergers and...
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CVS Health’s Merlo touts Aetna integration, opening of concept store

Jan 09, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Six weeks after closing its merger with Aetna, CVS Health president and CEO Larry Merlo outlined new initiatives. Read More...
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After Bristol-Myers Squibb Buys Celgene What's Next? JP Morgan's Conference Will Answer That

Jan 06, 2019 , Forbes
The Bristol-Myers Squibb/Celgene merger has started 2019 with a bang in both healthcare and on Wall Street. A good hint as to what happens next starts during JP Morgan's 37th Annual Healthcare Conference and the debate over the winners and losers for patients, payers and investors...
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Bold Moves: Providence St. Joseph's Hochman on managing successful mergers

Jan 06, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Dr. Rod Hochman in 2012 oversaw the union of Providence and a secular organization, Swedish Health Services. While acknowledging that every deal is different, Hochman says research is key to the sometimes scary move to combine...
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Mergers And Acquisitions Have Been Flourishing Across Health Landscape. But What If There’s No One For Hospitals To Make A Deal With?

Jan 05, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The solution for the oldest orthopedic hospital in the U.S.? Simply multiply. Hospital for Special Surgery is launching an expansion strategy that its leaders say is designed to match the demand of a population with a more active lifestyle. In other hospital news: master price lists, HRAs, and outpatient...
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Amid PBM Battles, Molina Renews With CVS Caremark

Jan 04, 2019 , Forbes
Health insurer Molina Healthcare said it has extended its agreement with CVS Health's pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) through 2021 in the first major CVS win since its Aetna merger...
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CHI and Dignity Health delay closing of merger

Dec 22, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health delayed the expected closing of their merger to Jan. 31 rather than the end of this month, as originally planned, Dignity Health announced in a release...
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