Providence walks away from Alaska deal

By Beth Kutscher  |  May 20, 2016

Providence Health & Services, the Renton, Wash.-based system that has been expanding rapidly on the West Coast, has decided not to pursue a deal that would have added more facilities in Alaska.

Hospital discharges down in 2014

Hospital discharges down in 2014

By Michael Sandler  |  September 12, 2015

Healthcare delivery system changes continue to push patients away from inpatient care. That's suggested by a Modern Healthcare review of American Hospital Directory data, which found that the number of patient discharges fell 8.4% from 2013 to 2014.

Alaska Supreme Court won't block Medicaid expansion

By Associated Press  |  September 01, 2015

Thousands of lower-income Alaskans will become eligible for Medicaid after the Alaska Supreme Court on Monday refused to temporarily block the state from expanding the healthcare program.

Is Walgreens looking for retail clinic exit?

Is Walgreens looking for retail clinic exit?

By Adam Rubenfire  |  August 22, 2015

An agreement between Providence Health & Services and Walgreens Boots Alliance could signal that the retail drugstore is looking to get out of the healthcare clinic business.


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