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Advocate Health Care sues rival over trade secrets

Advocate Health Care sues rival over trade secrets

By Katherine Davis, Crain's Chicago Business  |  April 22, 2016

Downers Grove. Ill.-based Advocate Health Care has filed a complaint against Palos Community Hospital in Palos Heights, Ill., asking a judge to rule to prevent Palos from wrongfully obtaining Advocate's trade secrets.

Not every Chicago insurer fears a united Advocate-NorthShore

By Lisa Schencker  |  April 18, 2016

During testimony in federal court in the FTC's case against the proposed merger between Advocate and NorthShore, a UnitedHealth Group executive said its Chicago-area insurer supports the potential tie-up.

Advocate's margins, capitated revenue drop in 2015

By Bob Herman  |  April 08, 2016

The Federal Trade Commission isn't Advocate Health Care's only major challenge right now. The Downers Grove, Ill.-based health system took a step back last year with its capitated, value-based insurance contracts, although it improved those contracts when including its joint venture physician group.

Walgreens is outsourcing its metro Chicago clinics to Advocate

Walgreens is outsourcing its metro Chicago clinics to Advocate

By Kristen Schorsch and Brigid Sweeney, Crain's Chicago Business  |  January 11, 2016

Walgreens is handing over operations of its 56 in-store health clinics in the Chicago area to Advocate Health Care, the largest hospital network in the state. It's the second time Walgreens Boots Alliance has offloaded some of its clinics to a health system.

Illinois AG joins FTC in opposing Advocate-NorthShore merger

Illinois AG joins FTC in opposing Advocate-NorthShore merger

By Kristen Schorsch, Crain's Chicago Business  |  December 22, 2015

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has joined federal regulators in seeking to block a proposed merger between big health systems Advocate Health Care and NorthShore University HealthSystem.

FTC challenges big hospital merger in Chicago suburbs

FTC challenges big hospital merger in Chicago suburbs

By Lisa Schencker  |  December 19, 2015

The Federal Trade Commission moved Friday to block a proposed merger between Illinois systems Advocate Health Care and NorthShore University HealthSystem—the third hospital deal the FTC has moved to block in the past six weeks.

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