Stanford Health Care, Palo Alto, Calif., has completed its merger with ValleyCare Health System, a single-hospital system in Pleasanton, Calif.
Kindred Healthcare and Dignity Health have agreed to build a 50-bed rehabilitation hospital in Chandler, Ariz. through a joint venture.
Providence Health & Services saw operating margin gains last year as it treated more patients and reduced its bad debt, particularly in states that expanded their Medicaid programs.
Health officials have declared California's measles outbreak over, but the state's legislative response is just getting started.
A federal appeals court denied St. Luke's Health System's request for a rehearing before a full panel of judges of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, raising the possibility that the system might take its widely watched antitrust fight to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Los Angeles County isn't giving all hospitals their fair share of property tax dollars meant to help expand trauma centers, an area hospital alleged in a claim filed last week against the county and its board of supervisors.
The physician owner of a Nevada clinic linked to a deadly hepatitis C outbreak pleaded guilty in federal court April 2 to Medicare fraud.
Get ready for another chapter in the prolonged saga of whether Idaho's St. Luke's Health System violated antitrust laws when it acquired a physician group.
University of Colorado Health is bucking the trend away from new hospital construction projects, with plans to build an acute-care hospital in Longmont.
Idaho and Utah are the latest states to join the Federation of State Medical Boards' interstate compact for streamlining physician licensing.
SelectHealth, the health insurance division of Intermountain Healthcare, closed 2014 with a sizable top-line gain after it added thousands of members to its growing lineup of benefit options.
Banner Health, the 24-hospital, Phoenix-based system that recently completed its acquisition of the University of Arizona Health Network, reported a higher operating surplus for 2014 as its payer mix improved and revenue grew 5.9%.
Oregon's health insurance exchange will formally close thanks to a bill Gov. Kate Brown signed to shutter the site.
Four-hospital St. Alphonsus Health System plans to convert an acute-care hospital in Nampa, Idaho, to an ambulatory center and spend $80 million to build a hospital at its other campus in the southern Idaho city.
Kaiser Permanente plans to purchase enough wind and solar power to supply half of the electricity it uses at its more than 500 facilities in California.
Daughters of Charity Health System is suing one of the most vocal critics of its high-profile sale to Prime Healthcare Services.
Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan had a strong start in 2014 as membership grew and the integrated delivery system cut expenses.
Prime Healthcare Services and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan have taken a step back from their ongoing legal feuds and agreed to dismiss lawsuits against each other and go to binding arbitration.
Sutter Health, a 24-hospital not-for-profit California health system, and Blue Shield of California have come to an agreement after a monthlong feud over price increases and new contract terms.
Los Angeles County voted last week to further consider the integration of its public-health and mental-health agencies with its Department of Health Services, which runs the county's hospitals and clinics.