• Lifepointhealth
    Date Posted: August 20, 2018

    In 2012, LifePoint Health got serious about creating a culture of safety among its workforce. The year before, the Brentwood, Tenn.-based hospital chain was one of 26 providers selected by the CMS to reduce patient harm at their organization by 40% in three years as part of the Partnership for Patients Initiative. LifePoint leaders recognized that a vital way to achieve that lofty goal was to ensure staff members were engaged in the effort.
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  • Lifepointhealth
    Date Posted: August 13, 2018

    LifePoint Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPNT) ("LifePoint") and RCCH HealthCare Partners ("RCCH"), which is owned by certain funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE: APO) (together with its consolidated subsidiaries, "Apollo"), today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to merge. Upon closing of the transaction, LifePoint shareholders will receive $65.00 per share in cash for each share of LifePoint common stock they own, resulting in a LifePoint enterprise value of approximately $5.6 billion, including $2.9 billion of net debt and minority interest. The purchase price represents a premium of approximately 36% to LifePoint's closing share price on July 20, 2018, the last trading day prior to the announcement.
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  • Robert Parker
    Date Posted: August 8, 2018

    (SOMERSET, Ky. – August 8, 2018) – Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital (LCRH) announced today that Robert Parker has been named its new chief executive officer (CEO), effective August 27. Parker replaces Elizabeth Jones, who has been serving as interim CEO, in addition to her role as chief operating officer (COO), since March. Jones will continue serving as COO of the hospital.
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    Date Posted: July 31, 2018

    LifePoint Health, Inc., (NASDAQ: LPNT) today announced the completion of a transaction with Allegiance Health Management (AHM) in which the Company sold its ownership interest in three Louisiana hospital campuses and associated assets: Mercy Regional Medical Center in Ville Platte, Acadian Medical Center (a campus of Mercy Regional) in Eunice, and Minden Medical Center in Minden.
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    Date Posted: July 20, 2018

    The LifePoint National Quality Program was featured in the July 2018 issue of The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety for its successful efforts to improve quality and patient safety and culture in community hospitals across the country.
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  • Lifepointhealth
    Date Posted: June 21, 2018

    Brentwood, Tenn. (June 21, 2018) – LifePoint Health® (NASDAQ: LPNT), a leading healthcare company dedicated to Making Communities Healthier®, has promoted two vice presidents to new roles. Kevin Manis has been promoted to senior vice president, audit and enterprise risk services, and Michael Grooms has been promoted to vice president and chief accounting officer, effective immediately.
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    Date Posted: June 12, 2018

    Clinch Valley Medical Center, Meadowview Regional Medical Center, Mercy Regional Medical Center/Acadian Medical Center, Southern Tennessee Regional Health System-Pulaski and Wilson Medical Center were among the recipients of the 2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award™ from Healthgrades.
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    Date Posted: April 20, 2018

    The company's National Quality Program, created in partnership with Duke University Health System, was recognized for its success in improving safety culture and reducing harms in local communities.
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    Date Posted: April 19, 2018

    LifePoint Health has appointed three leaders to vice president posts within the organization. Tracy (Maurice) Abney has been promoted to vice president, clinical informatics officer; Barbara Olson has been promoted to vice president, clinical improvement and healthcare safety; and Mark Pickett has been hired as vice president, physician services, Eastern Group.
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    Date Posted: April 19, 2018

    LifePoint Health recently promoted two finance leaders to new roles. Shannon Fiser has been promoted to senior vice president, operations finance, and Bob Barrett has been promoted to chief financial officer (CFO), Western Group.
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  • Georgetown Community Hospital
    Date Posted: March 1, 2018

    Georgetown Community Hospital today announced that it has been named a Duke LifePoint Quality Affiliate. This designation recognizes hospitals within the LifePoint Health system that have enrolled in the LifePoint National Quality Program and succeeded in transforming their culture of safety and achieving high standards of quality care, performance improvement and patient engagement.
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  • Southern Tennessee Regional Health System at Sewanee
    Date Posted: February 19, 2018

    Southern Tennessee Regional Health System Winchester-Sewanee (STRHS Winchester-Sewanee) today announced that William R. (Russ) Spray has been named chief executive officer (CEO), a role he previously held from 1999 to 2008. He has served as the hospital's interim CEO since November 2017.
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  • Brian Sinotte - Copy
    Date Posted: February 9, 2018

    UP Health System-Marquette CEO Brian Sinotte adds regional leadership role, assumes oversight of Hancock and Ishpeming facilities and associated services.
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  • Lifepointhealth
    Date Posted: January 8, 2018

    Sixteen LifePoint hospitals commended for reducing the number of early elective deliveries to less than one percent.
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  • Southern Tennessee Regional Health System at Pulaski
    Date Posted: December 14, 2017

    Southern Tennessee Regional Health System-Pulaski (STRHS-Pulaski) today announced that it has been named a Duke LifePoint Quality Affiliate. This designation recognizes hospitals within the LifePoint Health system that have enrolled in the LifePoint National Quality Program and succeeded in transforming their culture of safety and achieving high standards of quality care, performance improvement and patient engagement.
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    Date Posted: December 13, 2017

    LifePoint hospital CEOs Bert Beard (Maria Parham Health), William Haugh (Georgetown Community Hospital) and Rebecca Segal (Rutherford Regional Health System) have been named to the Becker's Hospital Review list of Rising Stars in healthcare.
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  • michael coggin
    Date Posted: December 13, 2017

    Mike Coggin, executive vice president and chief financial officer for LifePoint Health, was recently named to the Becker's Hospital Review list of hospital and health system CFOs to know.
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    Date Posted: December 13, 2017

    Two reports released last week show the financial strength of Conemaugh Health System and its parent company, Duke LifePoint Healthcare. Leaders say the local health system's strong performance and additional resources provided by the national organization demonstrate the community benefits gained through the sale of the former nonprofit hospitals in 2014.
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    Date Posted: December 13, 2017

    Danville Regional Medical Center and Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County today announced that they are expanding their collaboration, forming SOVAH Health, a new regional medical center with two campuses – one in Danville and one in Martinsville. Together as SOVAH Health, the hospitals Danville Regional and Memorial Hospital will have new opportunities to more proactively and effectively respond to the healthcare needs of the region.
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  • Lifepointhealth
    Date Posted: December 13, 2017

    Bill Carpenter, CEO of LifePoint Health, is the new co-chairman of Partnership 2020, the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce's economic development initiative. Carpenter will replace Jim Schmitz, the Middle Tennessee president for Regions Bank, as co-chairman, joining Mayor Megan Barry, the body's other co-chair. Schmitz will serve a one-year term as the vice chairman of the chamber's board, according to a news release.
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