Health care

Orthopedic practices line up merger

A locally based medical practice announced merger plans that would create the largest orthopedic group in the state.

Cancer center closes in on $100 million goal

The VCU Massey Cancer Center hopes to be the state’s first to achieve an exclusive federal designation and has about $2.5 million left to raise to complete a major upgrade plan.

Nurse brings home care company to Lakeside

A home nursing company that’s grown to $2.5 million in revenue and more than 100 employees in 10 years has opened a second office.

Anthem, Bon Secours break contract deadlock

After having their negotiations dragged out into the public eye and with a deadline looming, a local hospital giant and the state’s biggest health insurer are coming to terms on a new contract.

WSJ exposé puts HDL on the defensive

Richmond-based Health Diagnostic Laboratory is firing back at a report published Monday by the Wall Street Journal that shines a light on fees the company paid to doctors for ordering its test services.

Downtown startup banking on healthcare at home

A local biotech firm with a big-name backer wants to push healthcare beyond the hospital. It’s working to expand the use of its service and to have it covered by insurance companies eventually Medicare.

Bon Secours makes more East End upgrades

The healthcare organization recently opened new clinics and services to East End residents with the renovation of a hospital office space.

Prison health firm breaks out of state contract

A Tennessee company has ended its contract with the Virginia Department of Corrections to provide healthcare in more than 15 correctional facilities. The move will affect 134 workers at a local prison.

Healthcare, aisle 9

Jumping on a growing trend in the healthcare industry, a Richmond hospital system is squeezing into your neighborhood grocery store.