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Report: Nashville hospital company in $6B sale talks

Report: Nashville hospital company in $6B sale talks

Brentwood-based LifePoint Health Inc. is in “advanced talks” to be sold to a private equity firm, Reuters reported Friday afternoon. Citing “two people familiar with the matter,” Reuters reports that Apollo Global Management LLC could acquire the health care company in a deal valued at close to […]

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Novant Health names new Forsyth Medical Center president

Novant Health names new Forsyth Medical Center president

Novant Health has named Chad Setlif as the new president and chief operating officer of Forsyth Medical Center. Source link

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How Oregon Works: Health care recruiters on the skills and jobs most in demand

How Oregon Works: Health care recruiters on the skills and jobs most in demand

No industry has a harder task ahead of them when it comes to hiring than health care. From nurses to phlebotomists, health care workers are more in demand than ever, and projections show hospitals and health systems will add more jobs to Oregon’s economy over the next […]

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Medicare Advantage contract's end causes concern for seniors

Medicare Advantage contract's end causes concern for seniors

Seniors holding Highmark Security Blue and Freedom Blue and use UPMC facilities or providers will have to either change Medicare Advantage policies or change providers. Source link

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Neurosurgeon: GVI stroke project could 'revolutionize' treatment

Neurosurgeon: GVI stroke project could 'revolutionize' treatment

Surgeons and device manufacturer say the new stroke center adjacent to the emergency department is the first of its kind globally. Source link

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Why U of L opened a new medical facility downtown

Why U of L opened a new medical facility downtown

University of Louisville launched a new clinic model at the U of L Health Science Center on Wednesday. Called U of L Care Partners, the clinic will combine services from the School of Dentistry and School of Nursing into an urgent-care style clinic that addresses dental health […]

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City Council member, UPMC talking community benefits agreement

City Council member, UPMC talking community benefits agreement

UPMC went before the Pittsburgh City Council seeking a change to the institutional master plan that would allow it to build the specialty hospital there. Source link

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Walmart hires former Humana exec to lead health segment

Walmart hires former Humana exec to lead health segment

A recent hire by Bentonville, Ark.-based retail titan Walmart Inc. resurrected speculation that it might strike a deal to work more closely Louisville-based Humana Inc. Walmart hired Sean Slovenski as senior vice president of health and wellness for Walmart U.S., according to an internal memo from Greg […]

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Meet the tech company trying to improve treatment of autism and other childhood brain disorders

Meet the tech company trying to improve treatment of autism and other childhood brain disorders

The Redwood City company’s software takes a wider look, tapping a variety of sources including real-time sensor data, to try to map out treatments for neurological disorders. Source link

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Revised earnings report shows bigger losses, lower revenues at Glouco med-device company

Revised earnings report shows bigger losses, lower revenues at Glouco med-device company

Losses were $1.5 million more than originally reported, accorded to the company’s restated annual report filed with the SEC. Source link

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