St. Vincent Health System

St. Vincent Health System, based in Little Rock, is one of the state's largest health systems and was Little Rock's first hospital, founded in 1888.

The system operates the flagship St. Vincent Infirmary Medical Center, satellite hospitals in Morrilton and Sherwood, the Arkansas Neuroscience Institute, rehabilitation hospitals in Little Rock and Sherwood, a new urgent care clinic in west Little Rock, and 18 full-service clinics across the state.

In addition, St. Vincent operates a heart institute, a longevity center, an orthopedic and spine center, a urology center and a center for women and children.

The 615-bed SVI Medical Center was listed fourth on Arkansas Business' latest list of the state's largest hospitals and medical centers, bringing in 2011 fiscal year revenue of $931 million and employing more than 1,700.

St. Vincent was founded by the Sisters of Charity and began as the 10-bed Charity Hospital. Since 2007, Peter Banko is president and CEO of St. Vincent Health System.

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