Kaiser Permanente to acquire Group Health

Kaiser Permanente’s announced acquisition of Seattle-based Group Health Cooperative is big, adding nearly 590,000 covered lives to Kaiser’s already extensive reach on the West Coast, in the Pacific Northwest, and beyond. Among the many things that remain unknown about the joining of the two integrated health care organizations is how the deal will affect Group Health’s laboratory operations.

Another item from this month’s “Put It on the Board” section. Read the whole shebang.