Massachusetts' dominant health system and one of its largest payers have put their merger talks on hold, after executives reportedly felt the deal was getting too complicated.
LifePoint Health has finalized its merger with RCCH HealthCare Partners. The rural hospital operator has been purchased by affiliates of the private equity firm Apollo Global Management, which owns RCCH.
CommonSpirit Health will be the name of the not-for-profit health system formed from the merger of Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health.
California regulators approved the $69 billion CVS-Aetna merger with conditions. CVS leadership recently said the deal was on track to close by Thanksgiving.
EHR companies like Athenahealth, which was just sold for $5.7 billion, are turning to consolidation to stay afloat in a saturated market.
After a year of fielding several takeover attempts, the electronic health records vendor will be acquired by Veritas Capital and Evergreen Coast Capital.
Stanson Health, which was founded by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Dr. Scott Weingarten, provides software that feeds real-time clinical data into electronic health records to guide the most appropriate care.
Beaumont Health and hospital management company Universal Health Services will build a $45 million hospital in Dearborn dedicated to mental health services.
Almost 60% of healthcare executives responding to a survey said healthcare M&A activity will either stay the same or decline next year, according to Capital One Healthcare.
An Anthem shareholder is suing some of the insurer's current and former directors and executives, including former CEO Joseph Swedish, for allegedly breaching their fiduciary duties in pursuing the $54 billion merger with Cigna.
Healthcare companies' credit ratings are suffering as they take on debt to fund mergers and acquisitions, which can cut off access to capital, according to a new report.
LifePoint Health's shareholders voted Monday to approve the proposed sale of the investor-owned hospital operator to affiliates of Apollo Global Management, but shareholders owning more than 80% of shares voted against a golden parachute proposal for LifePoint's top executives.