Cleveland Clinic plans to bring Dover-based Union Hospital into the system, in a move that stretches its Northeast Ohio geographical footprint farther south.
An affiliate of for-profit Prime Healthcare has agreed to buy 297-bed Mission Regional Medical Center to expand its reach in southern Texas. Prime owns two other community hospitals in the Rio Grande Valley, giving it a hub along Texas' border with Mexico.
Community Health Systems has rejected a $2.4 billion buyout offer for its eight Fort Wayne, Ind., hospitals, saying Monday the proposal by physicians and private-equity players came in at least $1 billion lower than what it was worth.
The combined 36-hospital Steward and Iasis health system would have an estimated revenue of $8 billion and nearly 7,500 patient beds across 10 states with approximately 38,000 employees.
A leveraged-buyout group led by physicians in Fort Wayne has made an offer to buy Community Health Systems' eight Indiana hospitals branded as Lutheran Health Network. Fort Wayne is one of CHS' largest regional markets.
Geisinger Health System will acquire its first critical access hospital, a 25-bed facility in Pennsylvania.
Santa Barbara, Calif.-based healthcare providers Cottage Health and Sansum Clinic called off their proposed merger after years of fighting regulatory concerns over their vertical integration.
Anthem announced Friday morning that it will stop pursuing Cigna, a merger that long ago turned into a hostile takeover bid. But the deal's $1.85 billion break-up fee is still in dispute.
Cigna has been cleared to walk away from its proposed $54 billion merger agreement with insurer Anthem, a Delaware Chancery Court judge ruled late Thursday.
Piedmont Healthcare is reaching beyond Atlanta to acquire Columbus Regional Health, a two-hospital system in the southwest corner of Georgia near the Alabama line.
Mount Sinai Health System may soon expand its reach on Long Island, as more suburban New York hospitals join forces with larger health systems as they seek partners with deeper pockets and extensive medical expertise.
The deal is the latest in a flurry of major hospital mergers as systems look to expand their footprint to compete on a national level and create economies of scale.