Health care

HDL’s Mallory may face further fallout for kickback claims

The former CEO of Health Diagnostic Laboratory remains in the government’s crosshairs over HDL’s potential kickbacks to doctors. A newly unsealed whistleblower lawsuit names her as a defendant and claims she personally signed checks to physicians that may have been illegal.

HDL cuts a deal with Justice Dept.

Health Diagnostic Laboratory announced Monday that it had come to a tentative agreement to end a federal investigation against it. And the Wall Street Journal puts the price of that settlement at $47 million.

Out $2.2M, health system leaves Petersburg

A Hampton Roads healthcare company for the elderly is pulling out of Petersburg after just a few years in that market. And it’s shaking things up at its Richmond facilities, as well.

Hospital to overhaul women’s facility

Hospital giant HCA is launching a multi-year, multimillion-dollar upgrade one of its local facilities, increasing the total space by about 15 percent.

Bon Secours moves into new territory

The health system has set up shop in Shockoe Bottom, the first large-scale health firm to move into the neighborhood. The new office is aimed at drawing in some of the Bottom’s growing number of young residents for preventative care.

Bon Secours Va. CEO to step down

Shortly after resigning as head of Bon Secours’ Richmond operations, Peter Bernard announced he will step down as CEO of the larger Virginia healthcare system. And the $2 billion organization is vetting three employees as his potential replacement.

Bon Secours expands its domain

The health group has finalized its takeover of a hospital about 70 miles away from Richmond, extending its reach into the Northern Neck.

Nonprofit pumps $28M into VCU children's heart program

VCU Health System is adding another large project to its agenda. A $28 million gift announced Tuesday will allow the hospital group to add a children’s heart surgery center to one of its current downtown facilities.