Catholic Health Partners has not formally threatened to secede from the Illinois Hospital Association as reported in the April 7 issue ("Turning up the heat," p. 6).
Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corp. became publicly traded in 1990 when it acquired San Diego-based Smith Laboratories. Hospital Corporation of America was public when it merged with Columbia in 1994. HCA had gone public for a second time in 1992. An April 14 story (p. 50) gave incorrect dates.