Category Archives: Industry Trends

  • 5 Latest Hospital Bankruptcies, Closures

    Source: Becker’s Hospital Review By: Ayla Ellison Here are five hospitals that filed for bankruptcy protection or closed since May 20. 1. North Georgia Medical Center in Ellijay closed June 6. A nearby hospital owned by Atlanta-based Piedmont Healthcare plans to reopen the facility’s emergency department. 2. Gardens Regional Hospital and Medical Center, a 137-bed hospital in Los Angeles, […]

  • Hospitals Face Closures as ‘A New Day in Healthcare’ Dawns

    By: Melanie Evans Source: As hospitals increasingly lose patients to medical care delivered in clinics and home settings, hospital operators are escalating their efforts to shrink capacity. Hospitals are operating with fewer beds or closing outright, in some cases to make way for new ambulatory-care centers. In Lakewood, Ohio, where chronic conditions such as […]

  • Hospital Mergers and Acquisitions Increased in 2013

    By: Zack Budryk Source: Fierce Health Finance Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) increased among hospitals and health systems in 2013, according to a new analysis by Kaufman Hall. Last year, hospitals and health systems announced 98 new combinations, a 3 percent increase from the previous year and a 51 percent increase from 2010, the analysis found. […]