In San Antonio, Baptist Memorial Hospital System bought St. Luke's Lutheran Hospital.
Dynamic Health of Tampa, Fla., bought Cleveland (Texas) Regional Medical Center for $13.1 million. Dynamic Health also acquired Northeast Medical Center, Bonham.
Columbia/HCA agreed to merge with Southwest Texas Methodist H hospital, San Antonio, in a 50-50 arrangement. The deal is pending.
Columbia/HCA agreed to buy Angelo Community Hospital, San Angelo, for $75 million.
Columbia/HCA bought Saint Joseph Hospital, Fort Worth.
Columbia/HCA agreed to buy Dallas Family Hospital from Universal Health Services.
Columbia/HCA sold Heights Hospital, Houston, to American Transitional Care, Nashville, Tenn.
In Houston, Methodist Hospital and St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital agreed to merge.
Irving (Texas) Healthcare System agreed to be purchased by Baylor Health Care System, Dallas.
St. Paul Medical Center, Dallas, agreed to merge into Harris Methodist Fort Worth.
OrNda agreed to sell Pasadena (Texas) General Hospital to Touchstone Healthcare, Brentwood, Tenn.
Quorum acquired Abilene (Texas) Regional Medical Center in a swap with Columbia/HCA.
Universal Health Services acquired Edinburg (Texas) Hospital for $14 million.
Vendell Healthcare, Nashville, Tenn., bought Fountain Brook Behavioral Health Center, Houston, from NME.
Allen Memorial Hospital in Moab, owned by Grand County; Central Valley in Nephi, owned by Rural Management Finance System, Nephi; Gunnison (Utah) Valley Hospital, owned by Sanpete County; and Milford (Utah) Valley Memorial Hospital, owned by Beaver County, were purchased by Rural Healthcare Management, Nephi.
Holy Cross Hospital in Salt Lake City, Holy Cross Jordan Valley in West Jordan and St. Benedict's Hospital in Ogden-all owned by Holy Cross Health Services of Utah-were purchased by Healthtrust. Healthtrust agreed to divest Holy Cross of Salt Lake City within six months.
Western Rehabilitation Institute, Sandy, owned by NME, was purchased by HealthSouth Rehabilitation Corp., Birmingham, Ala.
In Salt Lake City, University of Utah acquired Western Institute of Neuropsychiatry from NME.
St. Mark's Hospital, Salt Lake City, was purchased by Columbia/HCA.
Bon Secours Health System, Marriottsville, Md., bought Stuart Circle Hospital, Richmond, from Quorum for $31.6 million.
Columbia/HCA began merger talks with Medical College of Virginia, Richmond. A deal is pending.
Columbia/HCA agreed to buy Retreat Hospital, Richmond.
Fifth Avenue Hospital in Seattle was sold by Brim to Transitional Hospitals Corp., Atlanta.
In Everett, Providence Hospital merged with General Hospital Medical Center.
Swedish Health Services in Seattle announced a definitive agreement to merge with MultiCare Health System in Tacoma.
Columbia/HCA agreed to buy Saint Francis Hospital in Charleston.
St. Elizabeth Hospital, Appleton, and Mercy Medical Center, Oshkosh, received state and federal clearance for a joint venture.