Two-hospital Howard Young Health Care, Woodruff, Wisc., will affiliate with 11-hospital Ministry Health Care, Milwaukee. Howard Young operates Howard Young Medical Center and Eagle River Memorial Hospital. The systems will share governance authority of the Howard Young facilities.
Province Healthcare Company, Brentwood, Tenn., will acquire 126-bed Ashland (Pa.) Regional Medical Center for $4 million. Province acquired 214-bed Selma (Ala.) Baptist Hospital for $31 million.
Tenet South Florida, a subsidiary of Tenet Healthcare Corp., Santa Barbara, Calif., acquired 460-bed St. Mary's Medical Center and 341-bed Good Samaritan Medical Center, both of West Palm Beach, from Intracoastal Health Systems for $244 million. Tenet South Florida will invest $36 million over five years on capital improvements and other enhancements at the facilities.
Health Management Associates, Naples, Fla., acquired 200-bed Carlisle (Pa.) Hospital. It has announced plans to acquire 80-bed Lee County Community Hospital in Pennington Gap, Va.
The California attorney general's office approved the affiliation of San Francisco's St. Luke's Hospital and Sutter Health. The deal calls for Sutter to invest $55 million over 10 years to expand and upgrade operations and to pay for St. Luke's seismic retrofit.
The University of Utah board of trustees approved a restructuring that will merge the university's network of primary care clinics with its University Hospital, Salt Lake City.
The 150-bed Cleveland Clinic Hospital opened in July in Weston, Fla. Cleveland Clinic Florida will oversee clinical care and medical management of the hospital, while a subsidiary of Tenet Healthcare Corp. will operate and manage it.
HCA, Nashville, will break ground in November on a $44 million heart hospital at CJW Medical Center, Richmond, Va. The 24-bed heart hospital is expected to be completed in late 2003.
Construction was completed in June on a $45 million emergency department at Providence Alaska Medical Center, Anchorage. The 39-bed facility is part of the medical center's $45 million, 100,000-square-foot expansion project.
UPMC Health System, the University of Pittsburgh and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh announced a $600 million building project that will include the construction of a new Children's Hospital, a University of Pittsburgh Biotechnology Center, and a child and adult ambulatory care center; renovations to existing buildings; and environmental and aesthetic improvements. Groundbreaking for the new Children's Hospital is slated for late this year. LDA, Pittsburgh, is the architect of record and Dick Corp., Pittsburgh, is the construction consultant.
Ground was broken in June for the 96-bed, $40 million Indiana Heart Hospital, Indianapolis. RTKL Associates Inc., Dallas., is the architect for the 200,000-square-foot hospital, which is to open in late 2002.
St. Mary's Medical Center, Saginaw, Mich., opened a 36-bed ambulatory care center in June.The project team included HarleyEllis of Detroit and construction manager Barton Malow of Southfield.
University Hospitals of Cleveland will build a $110 million Research Institute Building. The eight-floor, 320,000-square-foot facility designed by Dijk Pace Westlake Architect of Cleveland is expected to open in 2003.
Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, New York City, has undertaken a $5.6 million expansion and renovation of its emergency service area.
MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, selected Tsoi/Kobus & Associates, Cambridge, Mass., to design a 150,000-square-foot critical care pavilion.
Eastern Maine Healthcare, Bangor, selected Shepley Bulfinch Richardson and Abbott, Boston, to develop a master plan that includes a 70,000-square-foot administration building and a 60,000-square-foot clinical building.
Construction will begin this month on a 125,000-square-foot addition to the ambulatory care center at Lahey Clinic Hospital, Burlington, Mass. Shepley Bulfinch Richardson and Abbott is the project designer.
LifePoint Hospitals, Brentwood, Tenn., named Kenneth Donahey chairman and CEO, positions left vacant by the death of James Fleetwood Jr. Donahey served as LifePoint's chief financial officer since the company's inception in May 1999.
West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital, Sulphur, La., named Timothy Broussard CEO.
Vassar Brothers Hospital of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., selected Susan Davis, R.N., president and CEO, to replace the outgoing Ron Mullahey, who will become president and CEO of Vasser's parent company, Health Quest.
Tom Tokheim is the new CEO at John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital, Indio, Calif. Tokheim was chief operating officer at Desert Hospital in Palm Springs.
Mercy Hospital in Miami named John Matuska president and CEO to succeed the retiring Edward Rosasco Jr. Matuska was president and CEO of Saint Peter's University & Hospital System, New Brunswick, N.J.
Phil Gustafson is the new CEO of Saint Joseph Hospital, Omaha, Nebr., replacing Rich Stanko, who retired.
Mobridge (S.Dak.) Regional Hospital named Angelia Henry administrator, replacing Marlene Odde, who became administrator at Sturgis (N.Dak.) Community Health Care Center.
Greg Van Pelt was named vice president and chief executive of the Washington region of Providence Health System. Van Pelt replaces John Koster, M.D., who was promoted to executive vice president/chief operating officer for Providence Health System. Jan Jones was appointed to the newly created role of vice president/chief administrative officer for the system.
At Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center in Secaucus, N.J., Martin Baickerm replaces the retiring Paul Cavalli, M.D., as senior vice president and administrator.
Moses Cone Health System, Greensboro, N.C., named Marcia Thomas-Brown vice president for long-term care and rehabilitation services and Mike McManus vice president of operations within the health services division.
Robert Taylor, president and CEO of the Wisconsin Health and Hospitals Association, announced his retirement after 28 years with the association. Mark Knight, president of Knight Consulting Group, Milwaukee, will serve as interim CEO.
Bernard L. Brown Jr., retired June 30 as president and CEO of Promina Health System, Atlanta. He played a lead role in the formation of Promina in 1994. Formerly, he was administrator, president and CEO of Kennestone Regional Health Care System (1971 to 1993), and president and CEO of Northwest Georgia Health System. Bonnie Phipps is the new president and CEO.
Jamestown (NDak.) Hospital President and CEO Richard Hall will retire after 22 years, effective Oct. 31. Hall has more than 40 years in health care.
John S. Cramer, president and chief executive officer of PinnacleHealth, Harrisburg, Pa., retired. He will continue in the role of president emeritus until Feb. 28, 2002.
This article first appeared in the on August 1, 2001 in HHN Magazine online site.
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