Tag Archives: Hospital

Hospital merger and acquisition volume in the first quarter was the lowest in nearly a decade

Hospital mergers and acquisitions activity in the first quarter of 2019 was sluggish — so sluggish, in fact, that the number of transactions saw its lowest total since the fourth quarter of 2019. It’s also the first since the third quarter of 2016 that had fewer than 20 announced transactions. All told, there were just… Read More »

Hospital patients’ hands are covered in antibiotic resistant superbugs, study suggests 

Hospital patients’ hands are covered in antibiotic resistant superbugs, study suggests Antibiotic resistant infections are difficult or impossible to treat  The World Health Organization considers the spread of antibiotic resistance a top public health concern  Superbugs are especially common in hospitals and are mostly thought to be spread by doctors, nurses and staff  But a… Read More »