Mercy Health Confirms Talks With St. Vincent Over Hot Springs Hospital by Mark Friedman and Lance Turner Posted 9/24/2013 04:44 pm Updated 4 years ago In a short statement, Mercy Health says it is in discussions "toward a letter of intent" with Catholic Health Initiatives, which owns St. Vincent. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 15 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.