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Prime Healthcare to buy Philadelphia-area hospital from Trinity Health

By Beth Kutscher  |  March 02, 2015

Prime Healthcare Services has entered into an agreement to buy 126-bed Mercy Suburban Hospital, which is located in the Philadelphia suburb of East Norriton. The hospital is part of Mercy Health System, which became part of Trinity through its 2013 merger with Catholic Health East.

Prime wins conditional approval for Daughters takeover

Prime wins conditional approval for Daughters takeover

By Beth Kutscher  |  February 20, 2015

California Attorney General Kamala Harris gave the green light to Prime Healthcare Services' $843 million takeover of six-hospital Daughters of Charity Health System but added what she described as “strong conditions” to preserve access to community health services.

Kaiser, Prime drop legal battles over unfair competition

Kaiser, Prime drop legal battles over unfair competition

By Lisa Schencker  |  February 14, 2015

Prime Healthcare Services and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan have taken a step back from their ongoing legal feuds and agreed to dismiss lawsuits against each other and go to binding arbitration.

Why do we continue to tolerate price secrecy?

By Harris Meyer  |  February 10, 2015

The news that Prime Healthcare Services and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan have agreed to undisclosed payment rates when Kaiser members are treated at Prime hospitals is aggravating.

Kaiser, Prime drop long-running court battles

By Lisa Schencker  |  February 10, 2015

Prime Healthcare Services and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan have taken a step back from their ongoing legal feuds and agreed to dismiss lawsuits against each other and go to binding arbitration.

Iasis continues growth streak in health plan, acute-care businesses

By Beth Kutscher  |  February 10, 2015

Iasis Healthcare, the hospital chain that recently filed to go public, reported an improvement in operating performance in its fiscal first quarter. However, its decision to exit the Nevada and Florida markets depressed its bottom line.

Prime urged to keep California hospitals open 10 years

By Associated Press  |  December 26, 2014

California regulators should condition the sale of six not-for-profit Catholic hospitals on a commitment to keep the facilities open for 10 years, a state-commissioned consultant recommended.

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