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Advocate Health crosses state lines to merge with Aurora

Advocate Health crosses state lines to merge with Aurora

By Alex Kacik  |  December 04, 2017

Downers Grove, Ill.-based Advocate Health Care has turned its focus to Wisconsin's largest healthcare provider after walking away from its merger with NorthShore University HealthSystem.

Police shoot gunman at California hospital, no one else hurt

By Associated Press  |  December 04, 2017

A gunman fired through an emergency room window at a hospital Friday in Bakersfield, Calif., then walked inside, but no one was injured until police shot and wounded him soon after, authorities said

Doctor tied to Sen. Menendez case set for fraud sentencing

By Associated Press  |  December 04, 2017

Prosecutors say a prominent Florida eye doctor accused of bribing Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey should get a 30-year sentence for a separate Medicare fraud scheme that they say stole more than $100 million from the federal government.

DMC cutting jobs as part of Tenet cost-cutting

DMC cutting jobs as part of Tenet cost-cutting

By Jay Greene  |  December 04, 2017

Tenet Healthcare Corp. instructed executives at Detroit Medical Center to cut its workforce by 150 by the end of this year as part of the investor-owned hospital chain's previously announced companywide 1,300 layoffs.

News from other sources

By Modern Healthcare  |  December 04, 2017

Rural hospitals value telemedicine, cancer drugs can promote cancer growth, and the tax bill puts rare disease treatment at risk.

Aetna leadership to stay on after CVS deal

Aetna leadership to stay on after CVS deal

By Shelby Livingston  |  December 03, 2017

Aetna will operate as a stand-alone unit within CVS and will be run by the insurer's current management team. The deal would create a healthcare giant with more than $240 billion in annual revenue.

A Google map for healthcare

A Google map for healthcare

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  December 02, 2017

Precision medicine largely has been about cancer care. But now some researchers are applying its concepts to population health management.

Hospitals and patients feel the pain from Anthem's ED policy

Hospitals and patients feel the pain from Anthem's ED policy

By Shelby Livingston  |  December 02, 2017

Now that Anthem's emergency department policy how been in effect for several months in some states, hospitals and patients are beginning to feel the impact of unpaid claims and big medical bills.

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