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It's frustrating that it did not work, "hospital operator Tenet Healthcare Corp Chief Executive Trevor Fetter said in an interview with Reuters following the company's third-quarter earnings conference call. State exchanges such as the one set up in California are working much better and are offering a selection of affordable plans, he added.
Nov 5- HCA Holdings Inc, the largest publicly owned U.S. hospital operator, on Tuesday reported higher third-quarter earnings and increased admissions to its facilities. HCA reported net income of $365 million, or 79 cents a share, up from $360 million, or 78 cents a share, a year earlier.
HCA, which had predicted better-than-expected results in October, reported net income of $365 million, or 79 cents a share, up from $360 million, or 78 cents a share, a year before.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct 5- A patient treated during the deadly meningitis outbreak in the United States last year that was tied to contaminated steroid injections is back in the hospital for a recurrence of the infection, a Nashville hospital said on Saturday.
Oct 2- Patients and investors gauging the impact of President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law on hospitals, clinics and other providers need look no further than Tenet Healthcare Corp, the country's No. 3 for-profit hospital chain.
Sept 30- Funding for hospitals, states and other issuers in the $3.7 trillion U.S. municipal bond market would be jeopardized if Congress does not raise the federal debt limit by the Oct. 17 deadline, Moody's Investors Service said on Monday.
Sept 30- Funding to hospitals, states and other issuers in the $3.7 trillion U.S. municipal bond market would be jeopardized if Congress does not raise the federal debt limit by the Oct. 17 deadline, Moody's Investors Service said on Monday.
NEW YORK, Sept 25- Private equity firm GTCR LLC is exploring a potential sale of Capella Healthcare, a hospital operator that may be valued at a little less than $1 billion, two people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.
*GlaxoSmithKline sales take biggest hit- industry insiders. SHANGHAI/ LONDON, Sept 18- A crackdown on corruption in China's pharmaceutical sector has hurt sales at international and local firms, with many doctors at Chinese hospitals refusing to see drug representatives for fear of being caught up in the widening scandal.
*China's state TV accuses French group of bribery. SHANGHAI/ PARIS, Sept 16- Chinese state TV said on Monday that Danone had bribed hospital staff to give its milk powder to new-born babies, allegations that the French food group said it was shocked by and would investigate immediately.
NEW YORK, Sept 9- Investors in U.S. hospital companies are counting on the Obama administration to pull off its national healthcare reform for 2014 to drive earnings growth, but a series of delays to the program has some questioning how strong the launch will be at its start.
BOSTON, Sept 4- New Hampshire warned on Wednesday that eight patients who recently underwent neurosurgery at a Manchester hospital may have been exposed to a rare brain condition similar to "mad cow" disease in cattle.
Kimberly Young, a psychologist who heads the new program at Bradford Regional Medical Center, a public hospital about 160 miles north of Pittsburgh, said that since 1994 she has privately treated thousands of people who cannot control their online activity.
Bard will pay $20 per Rochester Medical share, representing a hefty 45 percent premium to the stock's last close. Rochester Medical shares were up 44 percent in premarket trading on Wednesday. Rochester Medical's products such as disposable medical catheters are used by patients who need help with urinary retention and incontinence outside the hospital.
Aug 23- Patient and other revenue growth at U.S. not-for-profit hospitals slowed last year, weakening the sector's finances for the first time since fiscal 2008, Moody's Investors Service said on Friday. Operating performance at 402 medical institutions covered in the report was either flat or down, Moody's said.
Glenview's ability to secure the votes needed to replace HMA's board throws a wrench in the hospital operator's plans to be acquired by larger hospital group Community Health Systems Inc..
The family of Henrietta lacks, whose immortal cells made billions in medical research, won an ethical victory when they were given some power over HeLa cell information.
*Earnings, excluding items, miss Wall Street estimate. Aug 6- Hospital operator Tenet Healthcare Corp, which is buying smaller rival Vanguard Health Systems Inc, reported a deeper second-quarter loss as it admitted fewer patients to its facilities, and the company cut its full-year outlook.
*Earnings, excluding items, of 66 cents below analysts' view of 69 cents. Aug 6- Tenet Healthcare Corp, which is buying smaller hospital operator Vanguard Health Systems Inc, on Tuesday reported a bigger second-quarter net loss as it admitted fewer patients to its facilities, prompting it to lower its full-year outlook.
Aug 6- Tenet Healthcare Corp, which is buying smaller hospital operator Vanguard Health Systems Inc, on Tuesday reported a bigger second-quarter net loss as it admitted fewer patients to its facilities, and it lowered its full-year outlook.