Healthcare real-estate investment trusts NorthStar Healthcare Income and Griffin-American Healthcare announced Wednesday that they acquired Trilogy Health Services in a joint venture costing $1.125 billion. Griffin-American will be the majority owner and will act as Trilogy's manager.
Conn. hospitals go head-to-head with governor | Hartford (Conn.) Courant
With Connecticut hospitals facing millions of dollars in state budget cuts, the industry's association has launched its largest media campaign in more than 30 years to try to block the cuts.
Blue Cross Complete buys Medicaid plan in Michigan | Crain's Detroit Business
Blue Cross Complete, a Medicaid HMO co-owned by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, is acquiring the Medicaid health plan Sparrow PHP.
Calif. lawmakers fear budget surplus may sap effort to revise healthcare tax | Los Angeles Times
One of healthcare advocates' unspoken fears is being voiced by state lawmakers who worry a projected multibillion-dollar budget surplus could weaken political resolve to revamp a soon-to-disappear tax that helps fund healthcare for low-income Californians.
Baylor Scott & White name new CMO | Temple Daily Telegram, Texas
Dr. Robert Probe was named chief medical officer at Baylor Scott & White Health System, replacing Dr. Robert Pryor, who is retiring.
Minneapolis-based Allina Health announced today that it will no long offer sugar sweetened beverages and deep-fired foods in its facilities, including cafeterias, vending machines and all other food-service areas, effective Jan. 1, 2016.