Former Cabrini Medical Center to become outpatient cancer center; West Penn Allegheny to open four ambulatory care centers;

> The $83 million sale of the former Cabrini Medical Center in New York City is complete, The Real Deal reports. SKI Realty, an affiliate of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, will makeover the 400,000 square foot complex into an outpatient cancer center. Article

> West Penn Allegheny Health System plans to open at least four ambulatory care centers in Pennsylvania, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. "We need to push care out into lower-cost settings," CEO Dr. Christopher Olivia told people at a conference on healthcare reform. Article

> ProHealth Care and Waukesha Elmbrook Health Care, a local independent physician association, have created the first accountable care organization in southeast Wisconsin, the Business Journal reports. ProHealth Solutions, the new ACO, will launch in January 2011. Article

> Texoma Medical Center in Denison, Texas, has named Ron Seal its next CEO, KTEN reports. Article

> Chester County Hospital's three-year contract with Aetna contains incentives for meeting quality goals, Philadelphia Business Journal reports. The West Chester, Pa.-based hospital will get higher rates if it achieves high-performance goals on core measures that including heart failure, pneumonia, surgical case improvement and UTIs associated with catheter use. Article

And Finally... Here's when two heads are not better than one. Article

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