MN state lawmakers call for slowdown in first committee hearing on proposed Fairview/Sanford – Twin Cities merger

Leading state lawmakers joined Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison in encouraging leaders of Fairview Health Services and Sanford Health to drop a scheduled March 31 merger date for the two nonprofit health entities, which operate more than 58 hospitals and medical centers between them, to allow more time for legislative review. “This is one of […]

Lawyers assess the impact of Ellis-St. Peter’s hospital merger

SCHENECTADY – A coalition of advocates opposing a pending merger between Schenectady’s Ellis Medicine and St. Peter’s Health Partners has launched an online survey to assess whether existing agreements between the two healthcare facilities have already affected access to services in the community. The Schenectady Coalition for Healthcare Access (SCHA) is trying to understand changes […]

The Sanford-Fairview merger would bring family care full circle

All three of Greg and Renate Schmitke’s children were born at Fairview Health Services in Edina, Minnesota. The family would eventually move from Lakeville to the Fargo-Moorhead area in 1997. The couple often travel back to the Twin Cities to visit their daughter Ruth Gredvig, who now works at the Fairview headquarters. “We had Fairview […]

Angion shares fall after agreeing to merger of Elicio Therapeutics –

Angion Biomedica ended 2022 amidst a strategic review following the failure of its flagship kidney disease drug, and has now charted a way forward – a reverse merger with clinical-stage biotech Elicio Therapeutics. The company’s stock fell sharply this morning following the announcement of the deal, which will see the two companies come together behind […]

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