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2008-07-24 09:01:13

Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) today announced that it has reached terms on contractual agreements with WellPoint, Inc.'s affiliated health plans in several key markets, including California, Missouri and Georgia, as well as its affiliated UniCare health plan in Texas. Financial terms of the agreements were not disclosed. Through these agreements, Tenet-affiliated hospitals will remain in and several facilities will be added to WellPoint's affiliated health plans' provider...

2008-07-17 09:01:20

Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) today announced that it has reached a three-year agreement with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. The new agreement includes all commercial and Medicare products offered by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida including Health Options, Network Blue, Preferred Provider Contract (PPC), Preferred Hospital System (PHS), Workers Compensation and Advantage 65, which is a Medicare supplement....

2008-07-15 15:00:52

By Phil Galewitz, The Palm Beach Post, Fla. Jul. 15--Tenet Healthcare Corp. has paid nearly $2 million to settle a malpractice lawsuit filed by the family of a Boca Raton woman who died in 2004 after two of its hospitals failed to find a neurosurgeon to treat her stroke. The lawsuit was settled in late April, though the payment was not disclosed to the state Office of Insurance Regulation until last month. According to the lawsuit filed in Palm Beach County Circuit Court, the...

2008-07-15 09:01:35

Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE:THC) will announce results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2008, before the market opens on Tuesday, August 5, 2008. At 9:30 a.m. (EDT) on August 5, 2008, Tenet management will discuss the results via an audio webcast accessible through the Company's Web site at www.tenethealth.com. It is suggested that listeners access the audio webcast 10 minutes prior to the beginning of the call. The audio webcast will be available live and on a replay basis...

2008-07-07 09:01:02

CliniComp Intl., a leading provider of high acuity clinical documentation systems and surveillance solutions, today announced Alan Portela, a well known and respected healthcare executive, strategist and speaker, as chief executive officer (COO). The appointment marks the return of Portela to CliniComp in a key leadership position. As COO, Portela is responsible for customer support, sales, marketing and business development. "We are extremely pleased Alan is rejoining the company," said...

2008-07-01 12:01:08

To: MEDICAL EDITORS Contact: Patricia Aidem, +1-818-631-7429 (cell), +1-818-898-4780 (office), Patricia.Aidem@providence.org, or Susan Hollander, +1-818- 847-3331 (office), +1-818-815-8105 (cell), Susan.Hollander@providence.org, both of Providence Health & Services TARZANA, Calif., July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Providence Health & Services California Region announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement with Tenet Healthcare Corporation to acquire the Tarzana campus...

2008-07-01 09:01:12

Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) announced it has reached a settlement with HCP, Inc. (NYSE: HCP), a real estate investment trust based in Long Beach, Calif., that owns seven hospitals leased by Tenet subsidiaries. The agreement will resolve the pending litigation and arbitration proceedings between the two companies, continue or extend the operating leases at four hospitals, and provide notice of non-renewal at two hospitals. As part of the HCP settlement, a Tenet subsidiary has...

2008-07-01 09:01:11

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/60e8ea/tenet_healthcare_c) has announced the addition of the "Tenet Healthcare Corporation - IT Sales Opportunities - 2008" report to their offering. Tenet Healthcare Corporation is an investor-owned healthcare services company, whose subsidiaries and affiliates primarily operate general hospitals and related healthcare facilities, and also hold investments in other companies (including health care companies). All of...

2008-06-30 21:02:45

Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) today announced that company subsidiaries have completed the previously disclosed sales of two acute care hospitals in California - 167-bed Garden Grove Hospital and Medical Center and 93 - bed San Dimas Community Hospital - to Prime Healthcare Management, Inc. of Victorville, Calif. The sales prices totaled approximately $41 million, and the proceeds will be used for general corporate purposes. Tenet Healthcare Corporation, through its...

2008-06-26 09:03:11

Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE:THC) today announced that it has signed a multi-year agreement with MultiPlan, Inc., which includes participation in both the MultiPlan and PHCS (formerly Private Healthcare Systems) networks. The agreement includes all Tenet hospitals, outpatient and ambulatory care centers beginning July 1, 2008. Contracts for employed physicians will be finalized in the coming weeks. The following hospitals will be added to the MultiPlan and/or PHCS networks:...


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