Orlando Health acquired Health Central for $181M; Nonprofit offers Boston hospital patients free housing;

> As of Sunday, Chicago-based Mercy Health System officially affiliated with Michigan-based Trinity Health, both organizations announced yesterday. The systems have been collaborating since Trinity Health began providing Mercy with group purchasing opportunities in 2009. Statement

> After more than a year of negotiations, Orlando (Fla.) Health has acquired Health Central for $181.3 million, reported the Orlando Sentinel. The hospital will continue to function under the name Health Central, even though the deal establishes a wholly owned subsidiary called Orlando Health Central. Article

> Patients at Boston hospitals get free housing through Hospitality Homes, a nonprofit that offers volunteer host homes for shelter, food and other basics comforts to families of patients seeking care at nearby hospitals, according to Wicked Local. Article

> Florida's Health Management Associates has completed a joint venture deal with five Integris Health hospitals in Oklahoma, HMA announced yesterday. HMA will own 80 percent interest in the five hospitals, as well as manage daily operations. Statement

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