“The hospital combination game: 2 examples in Georgia”

Published in Georgia Health News, April 3, 2016 Written by: Andy Miller The two deals are very different in size and other details, but the Georgia hospital combinations announced last week reflect the fast pace of such partnerships between sometimes …

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Georgia Watch Now a Regional Roll-Out for The Leapfrog Group

Georgia Watch is proud to announce a new partnership with The Leapfrog Group to encourage transparency, promote patient safety, and educate healthcare consumers. As Leapfrog’s new dedicated “Roll-Out” in Metro Atlanta, we hope to motivate community-wide collaboration to improve healthcare …

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“Lawmakers to weigh several consumer-related bills”

By WALTER C. JONES ATLANTA — A clue to how at least one consumer-protection bill may fair in this year’s session of the General Assembly came during a panel discussion when all four legislators and the moderator complained of being …

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“WellStar OKs $575 million deal for Tenet hospitals”

By: Andy Miller, Georgia Health News Published: December 1, 2015 WellStar Health System announced Tuesday that it had agreed to buy Tenet Healthcare’s five metro Atlanta hospitals for $575 million. The deal, if approved by regulators, would make Marietta-based WellStar …

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Georgia Court of Appeals rules in favor of protecting caregivers when it comes to emergency hospital bills

Published by Georgia Watch’s Court Watch on November 23, 2015 In a ruling on October 6, 2015, the Court of Appeals of Georgia held that signing patient registration and consent forms on behalf of an incapacitated adult does not necessarily …

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