Tara Bannow


Tara Bannow covers hospital finance for Modern Healthcare in Chicago. She previously covered all aspects of healthcare for the Bulletin, a daily newspaper in Bend, Ore. Prior to that, she covered higher education for the Iowa City Press-Citizen. She earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism in 2010 from the University of Minnesota.

SSM Health exploring sales of three Missouri hospitals

August 16, 2018

St. Louis-based SSM Health signed letters of intent to sell three of its Missouri hospitals to University of Missouri Health Care and Mosaic Life Care. The health system said it expects the due diligence process to take a few months.

Healthcare saw Q2 reprieve from record bankruptcies

August 16, 2018

The healthcare industry saw fewer bankruptcies in the second quarter of 2018 compared with the first, according to law firm Polsinelli, breaking with eight quarters of record or near-record highs. But one report author doesn't expect the lull to stick.


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