Seven nonprofit employees in Arkansas who earned more than $1 million in the 2012 tax year are either medical doctors or hospital administrators, as are the vast majority of the 262 nonprofit employees whose compensation exceeding $215,000 is reported in this issue.
In less than three years, Mercy, which has seven hospitals in Arkansas, including one at Fort Smith, had persuaded 14 more doctors to leave the Fort Smith multi-specialty clinic and come to work for Mercy, according to a lawsuit Cooper filed in in Sebastian County Circuit Court.
Mercy Health of Chesterfield, Mo., and Catholic Health Initiatives sign a non-binding letter of intent to sell Mercy Hot Springs hospital and physician clinic to CHI and its affiliate, St. Vincent Health System in Little Rock.
Ahead of Mercy's plan to sell its Hot Springs hospital to Capella Healthcare, Mercy Hospital President Tim Johnsen says he'll resign effective Dec. 7. Kim Day, president of Mercy’s central region, will be interim president.