Tenet Healthcare Corp. has entered into exclusive talks over a potential deal for Conifer Health Solutions, and has set a goal of cutting another $200 million in costs by the end of 2019.
Fresenius Medical Care announced Tuesday it has completed the $2 billion purchase of home dialysis devicemaker NxStage Medical.
Private equity firms Veritas Capital and Evergreen Coast Capital have closed on their $5.7 billion purchase of Athenahealth, which will be combined with Virence Health Technologies under the Athenahealth name and brand.
Anthem officials told a judge on Monday that their counterparts at Cigna sabotaged the $48.9 billion merger deal, even refusing to divest business lines that would have won them approval by regulators.
Members of Modern Healthcare's CEO Power Panel say the allure of mergers and acquisitions may be losing its stronghold over health system leaders. Finances may slide in 2019, but CEOs insist it's for good reason.
Premier reported strong growth in its performance services segment in the second quarter of its fiscal 2019, while its much larger supply chain services segment grew only 1% year-over-year.
Even though hospitals' Medicare margins continued to decline in 2017, their total all-payer margins climbed to a near-high level, preliminary data from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission shows.