Lancaster General Health, the organization that serves about three-fourths of Lancaster County's health care market, is becoming part of the University of Pennsylvania Health System. Here's what that means for Lancaster County and its residents.
Rising cost is a key challenge in health care, and this week Lancaster County’s largest hospital network responded by joining forces with a bi…
If regulators approve, Lancaster County's biggest health care provider will become part of a larger health system based in Philadelphia.
Patients will have access to more treatment options and medical experts without leaving Lancaster County under a proposed deal announced Tuesd…
Lancaster General Health officials say that joining Penn Medicine will enable them to provide even better and more affordable care. The LNP Editorial Board hopes this is true, because the stakes are huge.
LNP asked the leaders of Lancaster General Health and Penn Medicine about key aspects of the proposed deal. Here's what they said.
LG Health and the University of Pennsylvania Health System have signed a memorandum of understanding to explore "a consolidated relationship," the two organizations said Tuesday.
Hundreds of U.S. health systems have merged in recent years, but "the benefits have been elusive," health economist Martin Gaynor said.
Leaders of other local health systems won’t comment directly on the competitive implications of the proposed Lancaster General Health deal wit…
Local patients considering Penn Medicine’s liver transplant program no longer have to travel to Philadelphia for a full-day assessment that de…
It rose from $28.5 million in 2013 to $46.7 million in 2014. Annual health system revenue for 2014 exceeded $1 billion, and the cost of community benefit care was $81.4 million.
As taxpayers filed their federal returns on April 15, Lancaster General Health sent out a letter saying, in effect: We feel your pain.