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.
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.
Another woman is stepping down from a high-profile position at PeaceHealth. Shannon Surbur, COO for Sacred Heart Medical Center, has announced her departure.
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.
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.
Three top-level executives at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart are leaving the Catholic-affiliated organization, while another executive could get her walking papers soon, according to confidential sources.
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.
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.
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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
Cynthia Finter, senior vice president of payer strategy, innovation and operations, will be leaving PeaceHealth on Feb.