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News on LifePoint Hospitals (Ticker: LPNT) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

4 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Insider Selling: LifePoint Hospitals CFO Unloads 100,000 Shares of Stock

LifePoint Hospitals CFO Leif M. Murphy sold 100,000 shares of the company's stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, July 31st.

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Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

18 hrs ago | Investor's Business Daily

MedWest Haywood Becomes Part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare

MedWest Haywood and Duke LifePoint Healthcare have finalized Duke LifePoint's acquisition of the 169-bed medical center and its affiliated assets.

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Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Haywood Regional Medical Center, North Carolina

18 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

WestCare Health System Acquired by Duke LifePoint

The WestCare Health System Board of Trustees and Duke LifePoint Healthcare today announced that the acquisition of WestCare by Duke LifePoint has been finalized.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Swain County, NC, Sylva, NC, Bryson City, NC

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Daily Kos

Insurers, hospitals enjoying the profit of Obamacare

Here's another nail in the coffin of the case for repealing Obamacare. Two of the major players in the healthcare industry-hospitals and insurance companies-are getting a much bigger stake in the law as they foresee profits under it.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Wellpoint Health Networks, Insurance, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Bloomberg

Obamacare Dividends Pile Up for Hospitals as Patients Pay

Even as Obamacare continues to be attacked by Republicans and challenged in court, hospital chains are making more money, more patients using ERs are paying for their care and the country as a whole is enjoying slower growth in its health-care spending.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Beverages, United Group, Medicare, California

Tue Jul 29, 2014

National Review Online

Today's Policy Agenda: Hospitals Are Doing Pretty Nicely by Obamacare

Universal Health Services Inc.'s revenue rose 10% for the second quarter compared with a year earlier.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Investor's Business Daily

Hospital Stocks Rise As ObamaCare Boosts Earnings

IBD's Medical-Hospitals industry group has jumped to No. 10 out of 197 as of Monday's IBD, up from No.

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Related Topix: Universal Health Services, Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Seeking Alpha

LifePoint Hospitals Earnings - Shares Soar 7%

Earnings beat Wall Street's expectations by 50%. But the real driver was a boost in guidance for full year 2014.

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Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

AmericanBankingNews.com

LifePoint Hospitals Price Target Increased to $69.00 by Analysts at Barclays

The firm currently has an "underweight" rating on the stock. Barclays' price target would suggest a potential downside of 1.81% from the company's current price.

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Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Tribune-Democrat

Proceeds will pay off health system debt

Information received by The Tribune-Democrat shows some of the health system's debt will be paid off from the proceeds.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Cambria County, PA, Non-Profit

Benzinga

Stocks Hitting 52-Week Highs

Lifepoint Hospitals shares reached a new 52-week high of $69.67 after the company reported a rise in its second-quarter earnings and raised its forecast for the year.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Financial Markets, Baidu, Financial Services, Moodys

Fri Jul 25, 2014

SocalTECH.com

TigerText Lands Community Health System Operator

Santa Monica-based TigerText , the developer of secure, real-time messaging apps and software aimed at the healthcare and enterprise markets, reported a win with a community health system which operates 58 hospitals across 20 states.

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Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

The Motley Fool

Why LifePoint Hospitals Inc. Stock Price Increased Today

Investors have been flocking in following the company's strong second-quarter earnings report.

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Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Hospital sale is sealed

As of Thursday evening, the final vote was taken and documents were signed to sell Haywood Regional Medical Center to Duke LifePoint Hospitals.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Haywood Regional Medical Center, Swain County, NC

Business Journal

Affordable Care Act boosts LifePoint beyond expectations

Brentwood-based LifePoint Hospitals reported a 17 percent boost in revenue and and more than 50 percent increase in earnings during the second quarter of 2014, the second quarter following full implementation of expanded coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Medicaid, Health

Investor's Business Daily

Hospitals Rally On LifePoint's ObamaCare-Pumped Q2

The Tennessee-based operator of rural hospitals also upped revenue guidance for the year to $4.25 billion-$4.35 billion from $4 billion-$4.1 billion and raised its earnings outlook to $2.99-$3.19 from $2.38-$2.78.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Financial Markets, Healthcare Law, Law

Hispanic Business

LifePoint Hospitals Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results

For the first half of 2014, revenues from continuing operations were per diluted share, for the same period a year ago.

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Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

Wall Street Journal

Lifepoint Hospitals Profit Boosted by Health-Care Reform

Lifepoint Hospitals Inc. said its second-quarter earnings jumped, leading the rural hospital operator to boost its outlook for the year amid benefits from the health-care reform law.

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Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Townhall

ETFs Offer More Innovation than Other Options

There are myriad reasons why investors should choose exchange-traded funds over mutual funds.

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Related Topix: Nashville, TN, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Opinion

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

One more hospital hurdle cleared

One of three final hurdles to selling Haywood Regional Medical Center to Duke LifePoint Healthcare was cleared Monday when the county commissioners signed off on the agreement.

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Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Haywood Regional Medical Center, Swain County, NC

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