Tagged: st. vincent health system

CHI St. Vincent Lays Off 91 in Arkansas

by Mark Friedman 6/26/2014 5:14 pm

Catholic Health Initiatives of Englewood, Colo., and its affiliate, St. Vincent Health System in Little Rock, says it will lay off 91 employees from its operations in Arkansas. Seventy-four employees will be laid off from its hospital in Hot Springs, 14 total in its hospitals in Little Rock and North Little Rock and three from its Morrilton location, Peter Banko, president and CEO, told Arkansas Business Thursday afternoon.

Pay Tops $1 Million For Seven on Highest-paid Nonprofit Employees List

by Gwen Moritz 6/16/2014 12:00 am

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.

Conway Regional Will Explore 'Affiliation' with St. Vincent

by Lance Turner 5/1/2014 1:11 pm

The Conway Regional Health System Board of Directors says it plans to enter into "exclusive strategic affiliation discussions" with St. Vincent Health System of Little Rock, an affiliate of Catholic Health Initiatives.

Central Arkansas Medical Centers Collaborate, Compete in Tight Health Care Market

by Mark Friedman 4/21/2014 12:00 am

Hospitals in central Arkansas must collaborate to survive, according to St. Vincent Health System President and CEO Peter Banko, who says he doesn’t think Little Rock can support three hospitals.

Catholic Health Initiatives Announces Deal to Buy QualChoice Holdings

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/2/2014 3:12 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 1:01 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 4:24 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.

Little Rock Diocese Says Mercy, St. Vincent Talks 'Welcome News'

by Associated Press 9/27/2013 8:19 am

The Diocese of Little Rock says it's welcoming the news that Mercy Health is in talks with Catholic Health Initiatives over the sale of its hospital in Hot Springs.

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

by Mark Friedman and Lance Turner 9/24/2013 4:44 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 2:55 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 9:36 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.