Columbia/HCA wields clout by influencing employees
- Texas home health firms sue Columbia. Lutz, Sandy // Modern Healthcare;2/5/96, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p18
Reports on the class-action lawsuit filed against Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corp. by two home healthcare agencies in Texas. Alleged monopolizing of home care services in two markets; Illustration of the problems of hospital-based health systems in consolidating markets.
- Columbia continues its reorganization. Limbacher, Patricia B. // Modern Healthcare;07/20/98, Vol. 28 Issue 29, p4
Reports that Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corp. is selling its Florida home-care operations back to Olsten Corp. Allegation against Columbia's purchase of the home-care business from Olsten in 1994; Development that may affect Columbia's pending sale of 22 hospitals to a consortium.
- Columbia tries again to crack Chicago market. Japsen, Bruce // Modern Healthcare;11/04/96, Vol. 26 Issue 45, p26
Looks at the methods used by Columbia\HCA Healthcare Corporation to get into the Chicago health care market. Company's executives and their roles; Organizational and market entry tactics.
- EMPLOYERS. Montague, Jim; Pitman, Hilarie // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;12/20/95, Vol. 69 Issue 24, p24
Reports on the relocation of health care systems in Nashville, Tennessee. Relocation of hospital megasystem Columbia/HCA; Plan by Nashville Health Care Council to make city a national health care center; Increase of jobs resulting from expansion of health-care related companies.
- Hospital acquisition changes the outlook of medical care. Fikes, Bradley J. // San Diego Business Journal;5/1/95, Vol. 16 Issue 18, p4
Reports on the impact of Mission Bay Memorial Hospital's acquisition by Columbia/HCA Corp. on San Diego, Calif.'s health care market. Change in the philosophy of care and the economics of health care delivery; Reaction of industry leaders on the Columbia's acquisition move and entry in San...
- Columbia/HCA market entry to turn up heat. Santiago, Raquel // Crain's Cleveland Business;5/22/95, Vol. 16 Issue 21, p1
Reports on the effects of the arrival of Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corp. in Northern Ohio. Managed care revolution in Cleveland, Ohio; Low prices of medical services; Benefits to the consumers.
- Both sides win. Pallarito, Karen // Modern Healthcare;05/25/98, Vol. 28 Issue 21, p2
Reports on the deal between a consortium and Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corporation to acquire the later's facilities in four southern states in the United States. Advantages of the deal to both parties; Comment from James Forbes, a director of debt and equity financing at Merrill Lynch & Company;...
- Columbia, Alexian to complete swap. Shinkman, Ron // Modern Healthcare;11/23/98, Vol. 28 Issue 47, p29
Reports that Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corp. and Alexian Brothers Health System expect to complete a three-hospital swap as of November 23, 1998. Purpose of hospital swapping; Details on the deal; Comments from Columbia spokesman, Jeff Prescott.
- Columbia to unveil `smart cards'. // Modern Healthcare;1/1/96, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p10
Reports that Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corp. unveiled anew program in which Florida residents will be issued wallet-sized cards to contain their medical history. Benefits to physicians and patients.