Nov 2
LifePoint Health and RCCH HealthCare Partners Announce Merger

LifePoint Health and RCCH HealthCare Partners, owned by certain funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, announce a definitive agreement to merge. Upon completion of the transaction, the combined company will be privately held, operate under the LifePoint Health name and be led by Bill Carpenter, chairman and CEO of LifePoint Health.

Nov 2
Envision Healthcare Inc. Goes Private

Envision Healthcare Inc., the third largest publicly traded health care company in Nashville, is sold to private investment firm KKR. The private company is now known as Envision Healthcare Corp.

Nov 2
LifePoint Health and RCCH HealthCare Partners Complete Merger

LifePoint Health announces the completion of its merger with RCCH HealthCare Partners, which is owned by certain funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, LLC. The combined, privately held company will operate under the LifePoint Health name and includes a footprint of regional health systems, physician practices, outpatient centers and post-acute facilities in more…

Nov 2
Change Healthcare Completes Merger With McKesson Technology Solutions

Revenue cycle management and software services company Change Healthcare completes its merger with McKesson Technology Solutions and names the top executives to lead the combined organization. Neil de Crescenzo, who joined the company when it still went by Emdeon and before it acquired the original Change Healthcare, will serve as president and CEO.

Nov 2
HCA Adds ‘Healthcare’ To Name

HCA Holdings Inc. changes its name to HCA Healthcare to be more reflective of its mission and the broad spectrum of care it provides.

Nov 2
Saint Thomas Health purchases four Middle Tennessee hospitals from Capella Healthcare.

One week after announcing Karen Springer as the system’s new CEO, Saint Thomas Health grows from five hospitals to nine when it acquires several Middle Tennessee facilities from Franklin-based Capella Healthcare. The four hospitals were previously co-owned by Saint Thomas Health and Capella. The acquisition includes River Park Hospital in McMinnville, Highlands Medical Center in…

Nov 2
Capella Healthcare sells for $900 million.

Capella Healthcare sells to real estate investment trust (REIT) Medical Properties Trust, Inc. Going forward, the hospital company’s 11 facilities are jointly managed by both the REIT and Capella’s senior management team. The acquisition comes just days after Capella sells its remaining Tennessee hospitals in a four-facility deal with Saint Thomas Health. The move continues…