Tagged: st. vincent health system

Catholic Health Initiatives Announces Deal to Buy QualChoice Holdings

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/2/2014 03:12 pm

Catholic Health Initiatives says its subsidiary, Collab Health, has entered a stock-purchase agreement to buy QualChoice Holdings Inc. of Little Rock.

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.

Official Announcement on St. Vincent, Mercy Hot Springs Merger Due Soon

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/17/2014 12:00 am

April 1 is the target date to officially announce that Mercy Hot Springs hospital and physician clinic has been sold to Catholic Health Initiatives and its affiliate, St. Vincent Health System in Little Rock.

Angie Longing To Head Nursing at St. Vincent (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/17/2014 12:00 am

Angie Longing will serve as the executive director of nursing at St. Vincent Infirmary Medical Center in Little Rock. Longing, a board-certified nurse executive, was previously executive director of nursing at St. Vincent North and St. Vincent Morrilton.

QualChoice Deal With Catholic Health Initiatives Getting Closer

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/10/2014 12:00 am

You may recall that back in January it was reported that Catholic Health Initiatives of Denver, the parent company of St. Vincent Health System of Little Rock, was in talks to buy some or all of QualChoice of Little Rock.

Tour Little Rock: Discover These 11 Unique Places

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/24/2014 12:00 am

You'll find education, the arts and defenders of the nation feel right at home in Little Rock.

Conway Regional Health System to Explore 'Strategic Affiliations'

by Lance Turner 10/31/2013 04:24 pm

The Conway Regional Health System Board of Directors says it is exploring "potential strategic affiliation options," including partnering with another health care provider or system.

Medicare Fraud, Wal-Mart's 2015 Plans, News Jobs and Earnings in Your 'Week in Review'

by Lance Turner 10/19/2013 11:22 am

In this week's Arkansas Business/THV 11 News "Week in Review," we look back on what could be the largest Medicare fraud in Arkansas history, Wal-Mart's capital expenditure plans for the next fiscal year, a hospital deal in Hot Springs, new jobs in Forrest City and a pack of Arkansas public company earnings.

Mercy Health, Catholic Health Initiatives Sign Letter of Intent for Mercy Hot Springs

by Mark Friedman 10/14/2013 11:29 am

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.

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.

Mercy Health Confirms Talks With St. Vincent Over Hot Springs Hospital

by Mark Friedman and Lance Turner 9/24/2013 04:44 pm

In a short statement, Mercy Health says it is in discussions "toward a letter of intent" with Catholic Health Initiatives, which owns St. Vincent.

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.

UPDATED: St. Vincent, UAMS End Strategic Alliance Talks

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/26/2013 02:55 pm

Almost a year after they began discussing a strategic alliance, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and St. Vincent Health System said Friday that they have ended talks. "Despite the good faith efforts of everyone involved, neither entity has been able to define a pathway that meets the goals of both institutions."

Malvern Hospital Seeks Baptist Health Deal

by Mark Friedman 4/8/2013 12:00 am

Hot Spring County Medical Center of Malvern is in talks to form a partnership with Baptist Health of Little Rock. If the deal is approved by the Hot Spring County Quorum Court, Baptist Health would operate the 72-bed hospital, said HSC Medical Center CEO Sheila Williams.

Wal-Mart Health Clinics: 'Trial and Failure'

by Lance Turner 2/12/2013 09:36 am

Bloomberg takes a look at Wal-Mart Store Inc.'s progress growing its portfolio of in-store health clinics, such as the ones it's put in its central Arkansas stores with the help of St. Vincent.

Arkansas Business: Best Quotes of 2012

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2012 12:00 am

From John L. Smith's pep talk to reporters to U.S. District Judge Bill Wilson's withering remarks to out-of-line prosecutors, they said it all in 2012.

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.

Arkansas Hospitals Fear Looming Cuts to Medicaid

by Mark Friedman 11/26/2012 12:00 am

Adding to the mix of bad news, Arkansas hospitals could lose $403 million in total Medicare payments for seniors over the next 10 years if the Budget Control Act of 2011 goes into place on Jan. 1.

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.

Arkansas Elecric Cooperative Companies Promote Maria Smedley (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/19/2012 12:00 am

Maria Smedley has been promoted to vice president of human resources at the Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp. and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives Inc. in Little Rock.