PeaceHealth Loses Dr. Mark Adams, Community Chief Medical Officer

Meanwhile, Quest Diagnostics has already started offering jobs to phlebotomists and lab workers.

Another casualty has hit PeaceHealth, and no one’s talking publicly about what happened. Dr. Mark Adams, who joined the health system as community chief medical officer, is gone and didn’t even last a year.

Sale of PeaceHealth Labs Imminent

Providence Health is also expected to announce the sale of Pathology Associates Medical Lab shortly.

Despite efforts by PeaceHealth to discredit an earlier story on the sale of its clinical laboratories to Quest Diagnostics by telling employees it’s a rumor, The Lund Report has verified that the sale will, in fact, take place with a formal announcement anticipated next Wednesday, Feb. 15. Upper management has also scheduled an employee meeting that day.

Around 500 employees who work at PeaceHealth Labs in Springfield could potentially lose their jobs, with the majority of layoffs occurring before the end of April, according to confidential sources.

PeaceHealth Loses Another Female Executive

In the past several months, several women in high-profile positions have departed and been replaced with men on an interim basis.

Another woman is stepping down from a high-profile position at PeaceHealth. Shannon Surbur, COO for Sacred Heart Medical Center, has announced her departure.

SEIU Local 49 Wins Contract at PeaceHealth St. John’s

The healthcare system has been troubled by employee dissatisfaction while top executives continue to leave with no end in sight.

Almost the same time that Beth O’Brien announced her departure as chief operating officer of PeaceHealth, the troubled healthcare system once again found itself confronting dissatisfaction among its employees.

Beth O’Brien Leaves PeaceHealth

The chief operating officer announced her sudden departure in a memo to employees.

The sudden resignation of Beth O’Brien, chief operating officer of PeaceHealth, comes just weeks after three top-level executives at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart, lost their jobs.

Snapshot: Are Patient Records Being Accessed Inappropriately?

Records provided to The Lund Report show that PeaceHealth St. Johns Medical Center officials may be accessing prescribing records of former doctor employees

At least one Pacific Northwest hospital is getting private medical details of patients who do not seek care there – without those patients’ permission – in what may be a violation of federal laws, according to documents obtained by The Lund Report.

High Ranking PeaceHealth Executive Steps Down

The last financial reports show that the St. John’s Medical Center has serious financial problems.

Another high-level executive at Peace Health has handed in his resignation. Kirk Raboin, chief administrative officer at the St. John Medical Center in Longview, Wash., steps down on Friday after a 36-year career.

PeaceHealth Document Reveals $37.2 Million Net Loss in First 10 Months of Current Fiscal Year

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Healthcare chain has tools, assets to withstand losses, which put it $119.8 million below its budget forecast

Pacific Northwest healthcare giant PeaceHealth looks likely to face significant net losses in its current fiscal year, with lower revenue than forecast in the budget and a significant drop in the paper value of the nonprofit’s investments, according to a confidential financial statement obtained


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