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Surgeon turns to mosaics to build gift for his hospital

Surgeon turns to mosaics to build gift for his hospital

By Modern Healthcare  |  January 16, 2016

Effingham, Ill., surgeon Ruben Boyajian has built a side reputation as the creator of precisely sliced and to-scale gingerbread houses. These annual gifts to the community have included painstaking representations of local landmarks and even the White House.

Walgreens queried about Catholic hospital running in-store clinics

By Associated Press  |  December 14, 2015

Nineteen groups led by the American Civil Liberties Union have sent a letter to the Walgreens drugstore chain expressing concerns about the company's plans to have a Catholic hospital run in-store health clinics in Washington state and Oregon.

Ascension hit by higher expenses for the newly insured

By Katherine Davis  |  November 12, 2015

While Ascension Health, the largest not-for-profit health system in the U.S., is benefiting from Medicaid expansion, its operating margin dipped slightly in its most recent quarter as expenses rose faster than the revenue gains.

FTC challenges West Virginia hospital acquisition

By Melanie Evans  |  November 07, 2015

Two West Virginia hospitals said Friday that they “remain committed” to a deal that the Federal Trade Commission has moved to block, saying it would create a near monopoly for acute-care and outpatient surgery across four counties in Ohio and West Virginia.

Ascension to add eight hospital campuses in southeast Wisconsin

By Modern Healthcare  |  October 29, 2015

Ascension announced a deal to acquire facilities in southeast Wisconsin that are owned by the Wheaton Franciscan Sisters, who are transferring all of their 14 hospital campuses to other faith-based health systems.

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