Tagged: peter banko

St. Vincent Completes Purchase of Mercy Hot Springs Hospital

by Mark Friedman 4/1/2014 01:01 pm

Catholic Health Initiatives of Englewood, Colo., and its affiliate, St. Vincent Health System in Little Rock, say they have completed their purchase of Mercy Hot Springs' hospital and physician clinic.

34 on List of Largest Hospitals Report Losing Money

by Mark Friedman 10/7/2013 12:00 am

On the annual checkup of hospitals, 34 out of the 88 hospitals on this year's list — 38 percent — reported losing money, which is slightly higher than last year's list, which showed 35 percent of the hospitals losing money.

St. Vincent, Mercy Health Hot Springs Could Find Common Covenant

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/23/2013 12:00 am

St. Vincent Health System of Little Rock may now have Mercy Health Hot Springs in its sights.

St. Vincent Receives Honor for Nurses

by Mark Friedman 1/17/2013 09:39 am

t. Vincent Infirmary in Little Rock on Thursday received the American Nurses Credentialing Centers' Magnet Recognition designation for its nursing leadership, clinical practice, innovations and patient outcomes.

St. Vincent Opens State's First Hybrid Operating Room For Cardio Procedures

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/10/2012 02:16 pm

The facility, part of SVI's Jack Stephens Heart Institute, can be used as a cath lab and a cardiovascular surgery suite. The new OR is part of an on-going $36 million expansion.

St. Vincent Cuts Ties With Sherwood Medical Director, Seeks VP for Hospitals

by Mark Friedman 11/28/2012 04:02 pm

St. Vincent Health System of Little Rock has cut ties with its St. Vincent North medical director, Dr. Jock Cobb, and is now seeking a full-time vice president of medical affairs to oversee its hospitals in Little Rock, Sherwood and Morrilton.

St. Vincent Cuts 50 Positions As It Trims $12M From Budget

by Mark Friedman 11/20/2012 05:59 pm

St. Vincent Health System laid off 29 employees last week and another 21 positions have been eliminated through attrition in an attempt to cut $12 million from its budget. St. Vincent CEO Peter Banko says the cuts won't affect partnership talks with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

The Poor Are Different From You and I (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 9/17/2012 12:00 am

Like it or not, health care reform isn't going away. Arkansas should make the most of it.

Blueprint For Future Should Be Found In Efforts Of Past

by Peter D. Banko 9/10/2012 12:00 am

Taking a journey back in time for the moment, for just about every one of the last seven decades, the health care industry (insurers, hospitals, and physicians) has experienced a radical change, shift, and/or transformation in the way work and business needs to be conducted.

St. Vincent, UAMS Talking Partnership

by Mark Friedman 9/3/2012 12:00 am

St. Vincent Health System CEO Peter Banko predicts that in the next few years only two or three large health care networks will exist in Arkansas.

UAMS, St. Vincent Sign Deal to Explore Collaboration

by Mark Friedman 8/30/2012 11:22 am

St. Vincent Health System CEO Peter Banko says that by working together, St. Vincent and UAMS can improve access to care, improve quality and reduce duplication of services.