Mergers & Acquisitions

Mass AG spotlights Beth Israel Deaconess, Lahey merger worries
Jul 12 | Beth Jones Sanborn
AG Maura Healey wrote a letter to the state Health Policy Commission citing price, care access,…
Inovalon, AdvanceRx Walgreens Prime partner on drug business
Jul 11 | Susan Morse
The new collaboration will decrease the error rate for providers and lower costs for health plans, CEO says.
Buy a cash-strapped hospital, take on new risk
Jul 06 | Jeff Lagasse
A look at the financial, branding and cultural considerations when deciding to acquire or merge with another hospital.
Physician group buys Pacific Alliance Medical Center for $33M
Jul 03 | Susan Morse
Allied Pacific IPA plans to convert the hospital to an urgent care center.
Amazon buying online pharmacy business PillPack
Jun 28 | Susan Morse
Customers pay a monthly service fee, which is often covered by insurance companies and Medicare Part D plans.
Sculley: Disruptive innovation shaping hospital M&A
Jun 22 | Jeff Lagasse
Sculley, who is now CMO of RxAdvance, weighs in on what the next phase of big deals…
AMA comes out against CVS Health, Aetna merger
Jun 20 | Beth Jones Sanborn
AMA President Barbara McAneny says antitrust regulators have powerful reasons to block the…
UnitedHealthcare expands MA footprint in Louisiana
Jun 12 | Susan Morse
Insurer is acquiring Peoples Health in a Medicare Advantage market that is growing and competitive.
OptumHealth part of $2.2B deal to buy physician staffing firm
Jun 07 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Companies are acquiring Sound from Fresenius Medical Care.
Athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush is out
Jun 06 | Bernie Monegain
Bush's exit comes as previous charges of sexual harassment and domestic abuse surface amid activist…