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Kaiser seeks San Diego edge with super-green hospital

Kaiser seeks San Diego edge with super-green hospital

Kaiser recently opened its new 321-bed San Diego Medical Center, which has already achieved Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design platinum certification and raises the bar for green hospitals in California.

Partners HealthCare to acquire Care New England

Partners HealthCare to acquire Care New England

The systems have signed a letter of intent to negotiate a deal just a few months after Care New England's proposed merger with New Bedford, Mass.-based Southcoast Health System fell through.

Mounting health plan losses have hospital systems on edge

Mounting health plan losses have hospital systems on edge

Healthcare executives have hoped the strategy of integrating hospitals, doctors and other care settings with insurance under one roof will lower spending and improve care coordination—a strategy hospitals tested a couple decades ago, but it ultimately failed for many.

CHI hit with Moody's debt downgrade

Moody's Investors Service downgraded the debt of Catholic Health Initiatives this week to two notches above junk, following a similar downgrade earlier this month by S&P Global Ratings.

SSM names Intermountain exec Laura Kaiser as new CEO

SSM names Intermountain exec Laura Kaiser as new CEO

The SSM Health board of directors named Laura Kaiser the new president and CEO of the St. Louis-based Catholic health system. For the past five years, Kaiser has been COO of Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Healthcare.

Q&A: Dr. Richard Afable discusses healthcare competition in L.A. basin

Q&A: Dr. Richard Afable discusses healthcare competition in L.A. basin

Last July's merger of Providence Health & Services of Renton, Wash., and St. Joseph Health of Irvine, Calif., gave the combined 50-hospital system a greater presence in the highly competitive Los Angeles market. Modern Healthcare spoke with St. Joseph CEO Dr. Richard Afable about these changes.

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