* Content directly quoted from Becker’s Hospital Review – Business & Legal Issues for Health System Leadership To view the direct link, please visit Becker’s Hospital Review. Written by Molly Gamble | January 03, 2012 and directly quoted from Becker’s Hospital Review.

The following hospital mergers and acquisitions took place within the past two weeks, beginning with the most recent.

1. Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear Rejects 3-System Merger
Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has rejected a proposed three-system merger between public University Hospital in Louisville with Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare in Louisville and St. Joseph Health System in Lexington, which would have combined a public safety-net hospital with a Catholic healthcare company to create a statewide system. 

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