Community Health Systems is in the process of unloading 30 hospitals and discussed plans Wednesday for another round of sell-offs. The announcement comes as the Franklin-based company is trying to climb out from under a mountain of debt.
Nashville-based HCA is on a relative hospital buying spree. Company executives told investors Tuesday that they see an opening as the health care business becomes more challenging, especially for some of its competitors.
More than a dozen walk-in health care clinics inside Walgreens locations will soon carry the Vanderbilt name. The medical center is taking over these Middle Tennessee clinics as part of its efforts to reach more patients cheaply.