There are well-connected companies. Then there's Bechtel.
Sutter Health, which owns one of California's largest hospital empires, is a nonprofit, tax-exempt charity. Critics wonder why Sutter dispenses so little charity, and vacuums so much profit, from the hospitals it acquires.
There's a new and nasty labor-management war. Health care is the battlefield. San Francisco is the front line.
How the UCSF-Stanford hospital merger foreshadows the new -- and sometimes frightening -- world of health care
It's merge or be merged out for teaching hospitals like Stanford's and UCSF's