Tue., February 19, 2013 2:09pm
The U.S. Supreme Court sided with the Federal Trade Commission Tuesday in the fight over a hospital purchase in southwest Georgia. The court ruled unanimously that it violates antitrust laws for the Hospital Authority of Albany-Dougherty County to own both Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital and Palmyra Medical Center. The authority bought Palmyra in December 2011.
Mon., February 27, 2012 3:14pm
Federal regulators are continuing their challenge of the sale of a hospital in southwest Georgia. Phoebe Putney Health System in Albany purchased Palmyra Medical Center in December. But the Federal Trade Commission now wants the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the sale and asked Friday for an extension of the deadline to file its hearing request.
Tue., November 1, 2011 8:30am
The U.S. Supreme Court is set to take up a Georgia case Tuesday that involves the question of whether government officials have absolute immunity from civil lawsuits. The high court is expected to hear an appeal from Charles Rehberg, who sent faxes criticizing the Phoebe Putney Health System.
Thu., April 21, 2011 7:25am
Georgia's Attorney General has filed a joint complaint with the Federal Trade Commission seeking to delay Phoebe Putney Health System's proposed acquisition of Palmyra Park Hospital.