Prime Healthcare and Daughters of Charity deal faces scrutiny

By Beth Kutscher  |  October 30, 2014

More details were revealed Wednesday about Prime Healthcare Services' proposed acquisition of Daughters of Charity Health System as the parties submitted their takeover application to the California attorney general.

More Ebola preparedness needed, healthcare workers urge

By Adam Rubenfire  |  October 14, 2014

Hospitals' ability to protect their employees is weighing on the minds of American healthcare workers as a nurse in Texas fights for her life against the deadly Ebola virus she contracted while caring for a patient there.

Daughters of Charity narrows sale timeline

By Bob Herman  |  September 05, 2014

Daughters of Charity Health System, a stressed multihospital system in Los Altos, Hills, Calif., said Thursday it will start reviewing final bids from seven potential buyers on Sept. 12.

N.Y. healthcare workers feel cost-cutting pressure

By Associated Press  |  September 02, 2014

Brooks Memorial Hospital and its largest union reached a tentative contract last week, after five months of talks—but only after a federal mediator was brought in, there was picketing outside the Dunkirk, N.Y., facility and a union voted to authorize a strike.

In response to Prime lawsuit, SEIU goes on the attack

By Beth Kutscher  |  August 27, 2014

(Updated at 10:45 p.m. ET) The Service Employees International Union-Healthcare Workers West is stepping up its campaign to block the sale of Daughters of Charity Health System to Prime Healthcare Services, which is accusing the union of racketeering and extortion.

Minnesota home-care workers vote to unionize

By Associated Press  |  August 26, 2014

Thousands of in-home healthcare providers in Minnesota voted to create their own union, the state announced Tuesday after tallying the results.