Posts Tagged ‘Natchez Regional Medical Center’

After review, hospital to declare bankruptcy

NATCHEZ — The Natchez Regional Medical Center plans to file for Chapter 9 bankruptcy. Chief financial officer Charles Mock tells The Natchez Democrat the decision comes after a careful review of the hospital’s finances, which indicated the hospital’s financial liabilities exceed that of its assets by approximately $3 million. Chief executive officer Donny Rentfro says […] [...]

Officials ask hospital negotiator to take counter-offer

NATCHEZ — County and hospital officials told their negotiator to take a counter-offer to the bidder for Natchez Regional Medical Center. The charge came yesterday after a closed-door meeting between the hospital’s board of trustees, the Adams County Board of Supervisors and Healthcare Management Partners Chief Executive Officer Scott Phillips. Phillips, who the supervisors hired […] [...]

Offer made for Natchez Regional Medical Center

NATCHEZ — Officials say an offer has been made for the purchase of the county-owned Natchez Regional Medical Center. Hospital Board chairman the Rev. Leroy White tells The Natchez Democrat the board will be meeting this week to discuss it with Healthcare Management Partners CEO Scott Phillips. HMP was hired last July to help facilitate […] [...]

Board continues to negotiate with propsective hospital buyers

NATCHEZ — The attorney for Natchez Regional Medical Center’s Board of Trustees said he has been “encouraged” by the response the hospital has received from potential buyers in recent weeks. Though representatives of the county-owned hospital had at one time said they hoped to have a deal closed by the end of fall, trustees attorney […] [...]

Hospital to look for buyer with ‘stalking horse’ bid

NATCHEZ — Natchez Regional Medical Center will seek a “stalking horse” bid in which a potential buyer makes an initial offer to set the floor for an auction. Hospital officials tell The Natchez Democrat that three health care providers have agreed to participate. “We are hopeful that within a matter of weeks we will have […] [...]

Hospital dipping into settlement money while sale continues

NATCHEZ — Natchez Regional Medical Center officials say they have had to use money from a 2012 legal settlement to address pressing needs as Adams County officials continue efforts to sell the facility. The undisclosed settlement was reached with the medical center’s former management company, Quorum Health. The county-owned hospital had sued Quorum in 2008, […] [...]

Study complete, HORNE recommends selling hospital

NATCHEZ — The eventual sale of Natchez Regional Medical Center is necessary and inevitable if the area is going to have comprehensive health care in coming years. The Natchez Democrat reports that’s the takeaway Healthcare Management Partners CEO Scott Phillips said he had from the HORNE Group’s feasibility study about the sale of NRMC. The […] [...]

Supervisors vote yes to hospital contract; to hear from HORNE on study

NATCHEZ — The Adams County Board of Supervisors has voted to enter into what could be a half-million dollar a contract with Healthcare Management Partners. The Natchez Democrat reports the supervisors will hear Monday from the HORNE Group — which the county hired on behalf of Natchez Regional Medical Center — the results of a […] [...]

Natchez hospital gets OK for heart services

by Associated Press Published: October 20,2010

Tags: Mississippi Department of Health, Natchez Regional Medical Center

NATCHEZ — State health officials have approved plans by Natchez Regional Medical Center to reopen its catheterization lab. The state approved the plans Tuesday. NRMC officials have said that with the approval the hospital can have heart testing services patient-ready by late November. The services had not been offered at NRMC since 2007. Natchez Community […] [...]

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