S. Shore Hospital talking merger:In negotiations to join Tufts' parent
The wave of hospital consolidation may be hitting the South Shore.
One of Massachusetts' largest independent community hospitals, South Shore Hospital in Weymouth, is negotiating an agreement to join the parent company of Tufts Medical Center.
The 393-bed South Shore Hospital is part of a system that also includes a physicians group, home health and hospice care, urgent care clinics, and other services. It previously planned to be acquired by Partners HealthCare, but Partners abandon...