Universal Health Services buying minority stakes in southern Nevada hospitals | Las Vegas Review Journal
Universal Health Services, a subsidiary of which owns the Valley Health System, has announced that it will buy a third party's minority ownership interests in its six Southern Nevada hospitals for $445 million.
Southcoast, R.I. hospital group to merge under new parent organization | Boston Business Journal
Southcoast Health System, New Bedford, Mass., and Care New England, Providence, R.I., have announced plans to join together under a newly created entity, a deal that would create the third largest healthcare system in Massachusetts.
Wake Forest Baptist completes purchase of doc group | Winston-Salem (N.C.) Journal
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center said Tuesday it has completed its acquisition of Cornerstone Health Care of High Point, a physician-owned and led multidisciplinary. While terms of the deal were not disclosed, Cornerstone will operate as a wholly owned separate business unit.
Cutting prison hepatitis C rates: costly, but worth it? | Marketplace.org
Some 17% of the prison population is positive for hepatitis C. New drugs could help, but they come with a high price tag.
Leader of Cincinnati's largest health not-for-profit to retire | Cincinnati.com
The president and chief executive officer of Interact for Health, the large health not-for-profit in Greater Cincinnati, announced his retirement Tuesday, stepping down in December after five years on the job. A statement from the Interact for Health board of trustees said the body expects to name a successor to James E. Schwab by Oct. 1.
In U.S. opioid crisis, green card seekers see opportunity | Boston Globe
Foreign investors looking to land a coveted U.S. green card have financed luxury apartments in the up-and-coming Fenway, hotels in Manhattan, ski resorts in Vermont, and Miami's version of the Eiffel Tower. Now, they are increasingly pouring their money into a less glitzy but thriving industry: drug rehabilitation and psychiatric clinics.
CDC: Too many ADHD kids get drugs first | Med Page Today
Three-quarters of young children diagnosed with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are on drug therapies, despite recommendations that behavioral therapy should be the primary treatment in this age group, the CDC said in a new Vital Signs report.