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Mercy Health System Will Layoff, Furlough Workers

Mercy Health System said it will start furloughing employees next week, eliminate positions and make other cost-cutting moves as a result of the upheaval brought by COVID-19. read more >
Construction / Health Care / Insurance / Nonprofits / Real Estate

To Improve Care, Arkansas Clinics Go Where Patients AreLock Icon

In the past few years, hospital expansions in Arkansas have captured the public’s attention, but officials said the most important medical care usually happens well before a hospital visit. read more >
Dr. Lisa Skinner Newton and Dr. Brock Dupree Wilson  Mercy Clinic OB/GYN

New Hires at Mercy Include OB/GYN Physicians, Cardiologist (Mercy Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Lisa Skinner Newton and Dr. Brock Dupree Wilson have joined Mercy Clinic OB/GYN in Fort Smith. read more >
R. Cole Goodman
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Mercy Clinic’s R. Cole Goodman on Recruiting – and Retaining – Physicians in Fort Smith

Since Dr. R. Cole Goodman became president of Mercy Clinic Fort Smith Communities in January 2010, the clinic has grown from 26 physicians to 119 and from five advanced practice nurses to 42. read more >
David Wroten
Government & Politics / Health Care / Legal

Hospitals, Medical Society At Odds Over New Legislation

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. read more >
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Mercy to Cut 200-300 Jobs Across 7 States

Mercy is cutting 200-300 jobs at health care centers across seven states. read more >
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Hospital Vendors Earn Millions for Range of Contract Services

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. read more >
Mercy Health System in Hot Springs.
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Capella Healthcare, Mercy Health End Merger Talks in Hot Springs

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. read more >
Mercy Health System in Hot Springs.
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Bishop Meets with Mercy Health Ministry Chairman About Merger

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. read more >