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Also in the News for Wednesday, April 25

A ‘cover-up’? That’s just what CNA calls orders to change H.R. McMaster’s clothes and her statement about his death … New Kindred at Home division looks to acquire Curo and create nation’s largest hospice operator … A call for comprehensive, pre-surgery program to reform osteoarthritis care, payment

Also in the news for Nov. 7, 2014 . . .

Major LTC insurer posts $844 million loss, shares tumble … Kindred’s quarterly numbers suggest restructuring is paying off … Monkey study raises hopes of weekly injections to fend off Alzheimer’s … Dementia can be predicted by walking speed and memory complaints, research suggests

Paul Diaz

Kindred overcomes Gentiva objections, forges $1.8 billion acquisition to expand gigantic healthcare ‘ecosystem’

Kindred Healthcare has succeeded in its quest to acquire Gentiva Health Services. The companies announced Thursday morning they would combine to create the fourth-biggest healthcare provider of any type in the United States. The $1.8 billion deal was approved by the boards of both companies, ending Kindred’s five-month hostile takeover bid for the home health provider.

Also in the news for July 15, 2014 . . .

Accomplice in nursing home photo scandal yet to be identified … Cheap diabetes drug could keep Alzheimer’s at bay? … Kindred narrows Gentiva bid, raises offer price … AIR Act would cut DMEPOS audits

Also in the news for July 1, 2014 . . .

Former assisted living worker used the facility as his “sexual hunting ground,” judge states … Kindred blasts Gentiva’s latest move to scuttle hostile takeover … FDA approves inhaled insulin diabetes treatment

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