Tag Archives: Merger

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 »

Partners, Harvard Pilgrim Suspend Healthcare Merger Talks

By Jacqueline LaPointe November 20, 2018 – Partners HealthCare, the largest hospital system in Massachusetts, recently halted healthcare merger talks with local insurer Harvard Pilgrim Health Care over concerns the deal would not earn regulatory approval. “Now isn’t the right time to try to push something like that ahead,” Partners President and CEO, David Torchiana, MD,… Read More »