Tagged: mercy health system

Hospitals, Medical Society At Odds Over New Legislation

by Mark Friedman 7/28/2014 12:00 am

The Arkansas Medical Society and the Arkansas Hospital Association don’t see eye-to-eye on new legislation that deals with physician peer reviews. Last month, Baptist Health of Little Rock, Mercy Health System of Chesterfield, Missouri, which operates six hospitals in Arkansas, and Washington Regional Medical Center of Fayetteville filed a lawsuit in Pulaski County Circuit Court challenging the constitutionality of the Peer Review Fairness Act of 2013.

Mercy to Cut 200-300 Jobs Across 7 States

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/6/2014 8:24 am

Mercy is cutting 200-300 jobs at health care centers across seven states.

Hospital Vendors Earn Millions for Range of Contract Services

by Mark Friedman 1/13/2014 12:00 am

Doing business with hospitals can mean big business for vendors, and tax forms filed by nonprofit hospitals provide a peek into how hundreds of millions of dollars are spent.

Capella Healthcare, Mercy Health End Merger Talks in Hot Springs

by Lance Turner 6/27/2013 11:59 am

Capella Healthcare and Mercy Health say they have "ended their discussions at this time to join together National Park Medical Center and Mercy Hot Springs." The deal faced opposition almost from the start.

Bishop Meets with Mercy Health Ministry Chairman About Merger

by Lance Turner 12/7/2012 3:02 pm

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor of the Diocese of Little Rock meets with Charles E. Thoele, chairman of the board of Mercy Health Ministry, and Mercy board member Roch Rockledge about plans to sell Mercy Hot Springs to Capella Healthcare.