Monday Mar 10
QualChoice Deal With Catholic Health Initiatives Getting Closer
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.
Catholic Health Initiatives' Kentucky hospitals lay off 500
KentuckyOne Health Inc. , a group of Kentucky hospitals whose parent is Colorado-based Catholic Health Initiatives , has laid off about 500 workers in the last few weeks and has eliminated about 200 vacant positions.
Franciscan Health System CEO Joe Wilczek announces retirement
Wilczek has been CEO for 16 years, leading an expansion that took the hospital system from three hospitals to nine, plus more than 100 provider sites in the South Puget Sound region.
Weeks before layoffs, KentuckyOne Health touted addition of senior jobs
Shortly before it began layoffs last week, KentuckyOne Health boasted in a message to employees that it had recently added more than 20 high-level jobs.
Catholic Health Initiatives, St. Alexius may form partnership
Englewood, Colo.-based Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest U.S. health systems, is exploring options for partnering with St. Alexius Medical Center in Bismarck, N.D.The two organizations signed a nonbinding letter of intent to create an affiliation for bringing more coordinated care and ... For the best experience of ... (more)
Abortion complaint at Mercy dropped
The Colorado health department says it will not pursue a complaint against Mercy Regional Medical Center for admonishing a doctor who recommended a patient consider an abortion.