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CVS Acquisition of Aetna Isn’t About Amazon

CVS Caremark wants you to know it’s more than just a pharmacy—it’s a healthcare corporation. News of the potential acquisition of Aetna, a private insurance company, by CVS broke on October 26. Under this deal, CVS would purchase Aetna at $200 per share for a total of $66 billion, making…

2014-08-28 HUDSON VALLEY HOSPITAL PURSUES PARTNERSHIP WITH NEWYORK-PRESBYTERIAN

For more hospital mergers and acquisitions, you can view the entire newsletter or our news archive. According to a Hudson Valley Business report, the board of Hudson Valley Hospital, of Cortlandt Manor, N.Y., has voted in favor of a partnership with NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital in NYC.  This deal would further expand NewYork-Presbyterian’s presence in Westchester County….

Newsletter – August 2014 Mergers & Acquisitions

Please find below recent articles regarding recent mergers and acquisitions across the healthcare community. For more industry research and news, view our news archive. Date Sponsor Event 2014-08-04 Duke LifePoint Health Duke LifePoint Healthcare Acquires WestCare Health System 2014-07-31 ValleyCare Health System ValleyCare’s Merger Agreement with Stanford Moving Forward 2014-07-31 Legacy…

HHS Confirms October 2015 Deadline for ICD-10

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has confirmed October 1, 2015 as the deadline for the implementation of ICD-10, Medical Economics reports. The switch from ICD-9 to ICD-10 code is set to accommodate codes for new diseases and procedures, involving the change out of 14,000 codes for…

House Approves Funding for VA Healthcare

According to the AP, the House has approved a momentous bill that will help the Veterans Affairs Department eradicate the controversial long waits for healthcare. This $16.3 billion bill should allow the VA to hire thousands of new doctors.  More specifically, $10 billion is allotted for emergency spending, to aid…

Newsletter – July 2014 Hospital Executives on the Move

Please find below recent articles announcing executive changes in the healthcare community. For more industry research and news, view our news archive. Date Sponsor Event 07/25/2014 Muhlenberg Community Hospital Renee Orange Named Chief Financial Officer, Muhlenberg Hospital 07/24/2014 TJ Sampson Community Hospital Bud Wethington Named Chief Executive Officer, T.J. Sampson Community Hospital…

Newsletter – July 2014 Requests for Proposals

Please find below recent Request for Proposals (RFPs) regarding health information exchange, revenue cycle management, consulting, billing, and other business opportunities across the healthcare community.  For more industry research and news, view our news archive. Date Sponsor RFP Title 2014-07-16 University of Nevada Las Vegas Wellness Center Electronic Medical Record…

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