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Ascension forms senior-care unit to integrate post-acute-care services
By Steven Ross Johnson | July 30, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
To strengthen its footprint in the post-acute-care sector, Ascension Health has formed a senior-care division to integrate its extensive post-acute-care services and establish more uniform care standards.
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Ascension CEO Anthony Tersigni on accountability, integrity
By Modern Healthcare | July 26, 2014
Anthony Tersigni, CEO of St. Louis-based Ascension, talks with Modern Healthcare Managing Editor Harris Meyer about his system's recent integrated delivery partnership with CHE Trinity Health, its growth strategy, his management style, and issues related to Catholic healthcare doctrine.
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Ascension's Anthony Tersigni on accountability, integrity
By Modern Healthcare | July 26, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Anthony Tersigni, CEO of St. Louis-based Ascension, talks about his system's recent integrated delivery partnership with CHE Trinity Health, its growth strategy, his management style and issues related to Catholic healthcare doctrine.
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Ascension Health plans joint-venture with Dignity, Tenet to run Ariz. hospitals
By Beth Kutscher | July 22, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Ascension Health plans to transfer part of its ownership in the Carondelet Health Network in Arizona into a three-way joint venture that includes Tenet Healthcare Corp. and Dignity Health.
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Investments boost hospital balance sheets—and risks
By Beth Kutscher | July 10, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Many providers are finding that the returns on their investment portfolios are helping make up for operating shortfalls that have resulted from lower patient volumes and reimbursement cuts.
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Alexian, Adventist Midwest agree to form nine-hospital system
By Andrew L. Wang, Crain's Chicago Business | June 17, 2014
Alexian Brothers Health System and Adventist Midwest Health have signed a letter of intent to form a joint operating company that will oversee nine Chicago-area hospitals, making the combined network the third-largest in the state.
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Reform Update: As insurance deals lure hospitals, Dignity Health isn't biting
By Melanie Evans | June 04, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Dignity Health has not balked at big gambles to diversify its operations, moving into retail with CVS Caremark and expanding into 17 states with the 2012 acquisition of an occupational health and urgent-care company. But there's one bet Dignity Health won't take: health insurance.
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Ascension likely looking to buy Centene or WellCare: analyst
By Melanie Evans | May 31, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Ascension Health most likely is eyeing WellCare Health Plans or Centene Corp. as its insurance acquisition target, one prominent industry analyst says.
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Vital Signs
Ascension takes formal step toward insurance deal
By Melanie Evans | May 30, 2014
Ascension Health, the nation's largest not-for-profit health system, has signed a non-binding letter of intent to acquire an insurance company.
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Reform Update: Geisinger, AtlantiCare merger continues wave of consolidations
By Melanie Evans | May 28, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger Health System's move to merge with AtlantiCare in neighboring New Jersey is yet another example of consolidation underway by systems seeking to fortify and extend their market reach.
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