ATLANTA-A group of pediatricians and a 139-bed children's hospital in Atlanta have formed the Scottish Rite Children's Medical Center Pediatric Health Alliance to integrate pediatric services. The alliance is expected to seek direct contracts with employers and managed-care organizations.
NAZARETH, Ky.-The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth Health System has joined SunHealth Alliance, Charlotte, N.C., as a partner system. The Sisters of Charity system includes seven hospitals with a total of 2,500 beds. SunHealth represents 300 hospitals and healthcare systems in 15 states.