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Kaiser Permanente and Target to Open 31 More Retail Clinics in Southern California

Kaiser Permanente, the nation’s largest integrated health system, and Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) announced they will launch 31 additional Kaiser Permanente-staffed retail clinics in Target stores across Southern California. Through this collaboration, Kaiser Permanente will provide care to its members and Target guests at the in-store clinics, branded ‘Target Clinic,…

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Bayfront Health Punta Gorda Hospital Remains Closed

WINK News is reporting Bayfront Health – Punta Gorda hospital remains closed after Bayfront Health assessed the condition of the hospital after Hurricane Irma struck the area in mid-September. The healthcare system hopes to open the facility within a couple of weeks. Bayfront Health – Port Charlotte remains open and…

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Jupiter Medical Center (FL) Launches Telemedicine Platform

As reported by the South Florida Business Journal, Jupiter Medical Center launched Care Anywhere, a private remote-access platform that can be downloaded on both Apple and Android app stores and accessed via desktop, tablet or smartphone. Jupiter Medical has about 1,600 team members, 615 physicians and 640 volunteers. The hospital…

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Ascension in Wisconsin Changes Names of Hospitals

WSAU Talk News is reporting Ascension in Wisconsin has begun the process of removing the brand ‘Ministry Health Care’ from their hospitals and changing the names for each. St. Clare’s is now Ascension St. Clare’s and St. Michael’s is now Ascension St. Michael’s. The legal names of Ascension in Wisconsin’s…

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Pinnacle Health Hospitals Is Now Officially UPMC Pinnacle

As reported in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pinnacle Health Hospitals officially joined the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) on September 1, 2017. The seven-hospital system, renamed UPMC Pinnacle, will remain under local governance with a board comprising 12 business and community members named by Pinnacle and six new members appointed…

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