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Private equity firms buying primary-care practices for later sale to insurers, hospitals

Private equity firms buying primary-care practices for later sale to insurers, hospitals

Private-equity firms traditionally have invested in medical groups that offer high-reimbursement potential, such as dermatology and dentistry. Now, equity firms are also scouting for primary-care practices that are ahead of the curve in value-based care.


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11 largest for-profit hospital chains

11 largest for-profit hospital chains

A list of the nation's 11 largest for-profit hospital chains, ranked by 2014 revenue as reported to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Source: Modern Healthcare reporting. Published April 18, 2015, p. 30.


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Tavenner to join LifePoint board

Tavenner to join LifePoint board

Former CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner has been tapped to join LifePoint Hospitals' board of directors, the Brentwood, Tenn.-based company announced Friday.

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