Partners HealthCare

The Codcast: Health care duopoly in the making?

A group of hospitals led by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Lahey Health of Burlington are banding together to take on Partners HealthCare, the dominant health care provider in the state. But as the proposed merger starts to enter the regulatory review process, some health care advocates are beginning to question whether the BI-Lahey(...)

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Partners at center of health care cost conundrums

On the one hand, countless studies suggest high-priced hospitals in Massachusetts offer care in most cases that is no different from what is available at a much lower cost at community hospitals. On the other hand, no one seems to believe it. The Boston Globe reported last week that Neighborhood Health Plan had signed a(...)

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Partners reports $17m second-quarter loss

Partners reports $17m second-quarter loss

Blames winter for loss of $40-$50m in revenue

PARTNERS HEALTHCARE reported on Friday that the tough winter weather took a financial toll on the health care giant, with a steep drop in outpatient care contributing to a $17 million operating loss for the three-month period ending March 31. Partners, the region’s largest employer, has been sputtering financially of late. The health care provider(...)

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