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Will Prime's M&A momentum be stalled by federal lawsuit?

Will Prime's M&A momentum be stalled by federal lawsuit?

By Lisa Schencker  |  May 28, 2016

The federal government has now thrown its weight behind long-circulated allegations that part of Prime Healthcare Services' turnaround strategy is to drive up revenue by leaning hard on doctors to admit more patients. But that may not stop the chain from snapping up more troubled hospitals.

Prime takes the backburner in Petaluma Valley deal talks

By Beth Kutscher  |  April 30, 2016

Petaluma Valley Hospital in California's Sonoma County suspended talks last week with Prime Healthcare Services while it attempts to solidify a deal with first-choice buyer St. Joseph Health.

Calif. minimum wage hike to affect 440,000 workers

By Maria Castellucci  |  April 02, 2016

California Gov. Jerry Brown is expected to sign legislation that would raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022, increasing pay for more than 440,000 healthcare workers in the state.

SEIU, nation's largest healthcare union, backs Clinton

SEIU, nation's largest healthcare union, backs Clinton

By Associated Press  |  November 17, 2015

Hillary Rodham Clinton won the endorsement of the Service Employees International Union on Tuesday, giving her the support of a labor powerhouse that backed President Barack Obama in 2008.

Kirk Adams leaving longtime SEIU post

Kirk Adams leaving longtime SEIU post

By Adam Rubenfire  |  September 03, 2015

Kirk Adams, the longtime healthcare chief for the Service Employees International Union, is leaving that role to join the Healthcare Education Project, a joint effort of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East and the Greater New York Hospital Association.

Daughters CEO upbeat after Prime nixes acquisition deal

Daughters CEO upbeat after Prime nixes acquisition deal

By Beth Kutscher  |  March 14, 2015

The Daughters of Charity Health System in Northern California is seeing new interest from potential suitors after Prime Healthcare Services walked away from its controversial deal to acquire the six-hospital system.

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