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Expert: Decision to abandon Penn State Hershey/Pinnacle merger 'not particularly surprising'

Carrie Salls Oct. 26, 2016, 1:09pm

HARRISBURG – Penn State Hershey Medical Center and Pinnacle Health system abandoned their proposed merger after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit overturned a district court order denying a preliminary injunction against the merger.

FTC wins preliminary injunction against Penn State Hershey/Pinnacle merger

Carrie Salls Oct. 7, 2016, 8:17am

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit handed the Federal Trade Commission and the Pennsylvania attorney general a major victory when it overturned a U.S. district court order denying the FTC and AG’s request to stop a merger between the Penn State Hershey Medical Center and Pinnacle Health System.

Former FTC attorney: Win in Hershey/Pinnacle merger 'critically important'

Carrie Salls Jun. 22, 2016, 8:49am

HARRISBURG – The Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) attempt to block a merger between the Penn State Hershey Medical Center and PinnacleHealth System, the first of two rejected hospital merger injunction requests in as many months, will be heard next by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.