Group Health, Providence Health Care Team Up In Pacific Northwest
The Group Health Cooperative and Providence Health Care are joining forces in a new limited liability corporation with the goal of providing more efficient health services.
Kaiser Health News: Group Health Teams With Hospital System In Pacific Northwest
In an unusual partnership, a nonprofit health plan that employs its own doctors is joining with a major Catholic hospital system in the Pacific Northwest to provide more efficient health care services to members of all health plans in the Spokane, Wash., area (Meyer, 8/1).
Modern Healthcare: New Doc Organization Forming In Wash.
Two not-for-profit healthcare organizations in the Spokane, Wash., area are forming a new company with more than 300 physicians—but they're stressing that this is not a merger or acquisition deal. The Group Health Cooperative and Providence Health Care are forming a new limited liability corporation under which "both organizations will work together in innovative ways to improve the overall delivery of healthcare services in Spokane," according to a joint news release (Robeznieks, 8/1).