The legal fight between Trinity Health and Cooper Health System over Cooper's abandoned acquisition of Lourdes and St. Francis Medical Center in Trenton entered a new stage Wednesday, with Trinity alleging that Cooper violated a confidentiality agreement.
The Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General, through its Medicaid fraud control neglect team, is investigating Blossom Philadelphia, a Chestnut Hill nonprofit that in October lost its license to operate residences for 89 adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities.
Milton L. Rock, 96, who built a small Philadelphia consulting firm into a global powerhouse and lent his leadership skills and financial support local educational and cultural institutions, died at home in Center City Saturday, Jan. 27, of natural causes.
The United Way of Greater Philadelphia & Southern New Jersey has decided to narrow its focus to fighting poverty. That means more than half the 233 nonprofits now getting United Way money will lose that funding in the fiscal year that starts July 1.
Woods Services Inc.'s January defamation suit against Disability Rights New York, which published a sharply critical report of Woods in October, survived a dismissal attempt in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. The report alleged widespread abuse and neglect at the Langhorne facility for developmentally disabled children and adults.
Thomas Jefferson University has completed its acquisition of Center City's Magee Rehabilitation, adding to a system that has grown under president and chief executive Stephen K. Klasko from three Philadelphia hospitals three years ago to 14 now.
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