Citations with the tag: ASCENSION Health (Company)

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  • NATIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM TO OFFER WEBCAM VISITS.
     // Medical Economics; 3/5/2010, Vol. 87 Issue 5, p17 

    The article reports on the move of St. Louis, Missouri-based Ascencion Health to provide online and Web camera visits to patients from Boston-based American well which will allow patients to access immediate live interactions with Ascension's primary care physicians and clinicians.

  • Agreements/contracts.
     // Medical Device Daily; 12/1/2010, Vol. 14 Issue 232, p3 

    The article reports on a long-term deal signed by Ascension Health for the deployment of MedAssets' line of charge integrity products and consulting services.

  • Ascension ventures forth.
    Tieman, Jeff // Modern Healthcare; 12/03/2001, Vol. 31 Issue 49, p7 

    Focuses on a venture capital subsidiary established by Ascension Health in December 2001. Objective of the effort; Commercial role of the subsidiary; Details of other projects done by the firm in 2001.

  • Ascension's big deal highlights a burst of new issuance.
    Albano, Christine // Bond Buyer; 10/11/99, Vol. 330 Issue 30744, p3A 

    Reports on the plan of Ascension Health to issue 2.4 billion bonds. Merger of Daughters of Charity National Health System and the Sisters of Saint Joseph Health System; Structure of the bonds.

  • Ascension Health Plans $1B Offering.
    Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer; 11/28/2001, Vol. 338 Issue 31273, p1 

    Reports that Saint Louis, Missouri-based Ascension Health will return to the tax-exempt market in November 2001 with the launch of its variable-debt bond offering. Plans of the company to use the offering to finance its proposed acquisition of a Nashville, Tennessee-based hospital; Proposed...

  • Ascension to acquire Nashville system.
    Shields, Yvette // AHA News; 05/14/2001, Vol. 37 Issue 19, p7 

    Reports on the pending acquisition of Nashville, Tennessee-based St. Thomas Hospital and Baptist Hospital System by Ascension Health in 2001. Terms of the agreement.

  • Focused on the Big Picture: An Interview with Jerry P. Widman.
    Shields, Yvette // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management); May2000, Vol. 54 Issue 5, p30 

    Presents an interview with Jerry P. Widman, senior vice president of system finance at Ascension Health. Description of the scope of his responsibilities; Priorities and plans as chief financial officer of Ascension Health; Factors that contribute to system failures.

  • Tersigni promoted to Ascension Health's COO job.
    Barkholz, David // Crain's Detroit Business; 01/08/2001, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p20 

    Reports on Ascension Health Inc. executive Anthony Tersigni's promotion to the post of chief operating officer of the Saint Louis, Missouri-based Catholic hospital company. Tersigni's roles and responsibilities; Tersigni's civic involvement; Major challenges facing Tersigni in his new position.

  • Ascension expands in joint deal.
    Evans, Melanie // Modern Healthcare; 11/20/2006, Vol. 36 Issue 46, p12 

    The article reports on the deal between Ascension Health and four-hospital Catholic system Via Christi Health System in Wichita, Kansas. The deal which involves no cash and expected to close in early 2007, will make Ascension and Marian Health System joint owners of Via Christi. Ascension is...

  • Ascension reaps profits after merger.
    Bellandi, Deanna; Galloro, Vince // Modern Healthcare; 10/30/2000, Vol. 30 Issue 45, p3 

    Reports on the profit growth of the Ascension Health, a private non profit health care company, in 1999 and 2000. Background of healthcare company; Investment growth of the company; Total revenue posted by the company in 1999; Details on the company's performance.

  • With Sale Set, Agencies Affirm Ascension.
    Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer; 2/21/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31577, p29 

    Reports on the financial performance of health care provider Ascension Health Inc. Ratings assigned by credit rating companies; Plans to sell $1.55 billion of fixed-rate bonds and auction-rate securities; Company selling the fixed-rate debt.

  • May ends on high note for St. John's Tersigni.
    Barkholz, David // Crain's Detroit Business; 05/29/2000, Vol. 16 Issue 22, p33 

    Reports on the appointment of Anthony Tersigni to the position of head of the Great Lakes division of Ascension Health. Predecessor; Job responsibilities; Retention of his position as president of Saint John Health System.

  • No CONdoning a sterile environment.
    Beckley, Elizabeth Thompson // Modern Physician; May2003, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p9 

    Reports that several physicians in rural DeKalb County, Tennessee will pursue their case in federal court if Ascension Health Inc., the parent of Saint Thomas Hospital Health Services, does not sell Baptist DeKalb Hospital. Factor that drove the physicians to seek the certificate of need (CON)...

  • Ascension execs taking supply chain efficiency into their own hands.
    Werner, Curt // Healthcare Purchasing News; Apr2002, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p28 

    Examines the actions taken by Ascension Health hospital management company to improve its supply chain. Development of electronic procurement capabilities; Contract signed by Ascension with Medline Industries company; Changes in contract analysis and value analysis.

  • Ascension tabs No. 2 as new CEO.
    Bellandi, Deanna // Modern Healthcare; 11/06/2000, Vol. 30 Issue 46, p56 

    Deals with the retirement of Donald Brennan as president and chief executive officer at Ascension Health. Comment of Brennan on his successor; Background of Ascension; Year when Brennan started as chief executive officer of the Daughters of Charity National Health System, one of the companies...

  • Ascension seeing blue skies in sale.
    Bellandi, Deanna // Modern Healthcare; 03/26/2001, Vol. 31 Issue 13, p23 

    Reports that Ascension Health in Saint Louis, Missouri has sold Partners First. Factors that contributed to the company's decision; Annual revenue of Partners.

  • A matter of financial faith.
    Galloro, Vince; Piotrowski, Julie // Modern Healthcare; 6/24/2002, Vol. 32 Issue 25, p6 

    Reports on a deal signed by Ascension Health with Carondelet Health System that would merge a number of hospitals that Carondelet owns into Ascension. List of hospitals included in the deal; Terms of the deal; Value of the transaction; Operating loss posted by Carondelet in the fiscal year that...

  • Improper cash flow.
    Taylor, Mark // Modern Healthcare; 6/24/2002, Vol. 32 Issue 25, p7 

    Reports on a lawsuit filed by the St. Paul Foundation on behalf of St. Paul Medical Center in Dallas, Texas against Ascension Health for plundering of funds from the hospital. Accusation of the foundation against Ascension; Details on the lawsuit; History of Ascension.

  • Ascension names chief.
    Taylor, Mark // Modern Healthcare; 6/21/2004, Vol. 34 Issue 25, p4 

    Reports on the appointment of Anthony Tersigni as president and chief executive officer of Ascension Health in Saint Louis, Missouri. Career of Tersigni with Ascension; Financial performance of the healthcare company in 2003.

  • Sizing up systems.
    Bellandi, Deanna // Modern Healthcare; 11/01/99, Vol. 29 Issue 44, p38 

    Features Ascension Health, a Catholic not-for-profit healthcare system in the United States. Leadership of Don Brennan in the healthcare system; Revenues and expansion of Ascension; Remarks from Brennan; Consolidation among Catholic healthcare systems; Information on other Catholic healthcare...

  • Management shuffle.
    Evans, Melanie // Modern Healthcare; 9/3/2007, Vol. 37 Issue 35, p25 

    The article announces promotion of several Ascension Health executives to oversee regional operations including Charles Barnett, Leo Brideau and Vince Caponi.

  • GROUP PURCHASING.
    Evans, Melanie // Materials Management in Health Care; Aug2002, Vol. 11 Issue 8, p10 

    Reports on the customized contracting options offered by medical supplies firm Consorta Inc. to health care firm Ascension Health Inc. Accessibility of Ascension to Consorta's general contracts for supplies.

  • The Audit Committee and Sarbanes-Oxley.
    Tersigni, Anthony R.; Lemoine, David H. // Trustee; Jan2006, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p28 

    Focuses on the key principles recommended by Ascension Health for building effective audit committees in compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act in the U.S. Revisions made to the audit committee charter of Ascension Health; Criteria for recruiting members of the committee; Development of an...

  • The Rise of Ascension.
    Ward, Andrew // Bond Buyer; 11/08/99, Vol. 330 Issue 30764, p14a 

    Reports on the business plans of the Daughters of Charity National Health System and Sisters of St. Joseph Health System of merging to create the Catholic Health System, Ascension Health. Challenge faced by the Daughters and the Sisters of St. Joseph in the merging within the health care...

  • Innovative Ascension.
    Hanson, Matthew; Posner, Matthew // Bond Buyer; 11/15/2006, Vol. 358 Issue 32509, p1 

    No abstract available.

  • Speranzo: Ensuring Large Health System Accountability in the Wake of Enron.
    Hanson, Matthew; Posner, Matthew // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management); Jun2002, Vol. 56 Issue 6, p30 

    Interviews Anthony J. Speranzo, senior vice president and chief financial officer of Ascension Health of Saint Louis, Missouri. Responsibilities in the company; Discussion on his analysis of the problems at Enron and its applicability to the company; Information on the supply-chain strategy of...

  • Carondelet CEO Brinkley is leaving for D.C. job.
    Hanson, Matthew; Posner, Matthew // Inside Tucson Business; 9/30/2011, Vol. 21 Issue 18, p4 

    The article announces that Carondelet Health Network Inc. president Ruth W. Brinkley will leave her position in October 2011 to take an advocacy position with Carondelet parent ministry Ascension Health in Washington DC.

  • No sale in Augusta.
    Galloro, Vince // Modern Healthcare; 2/20/2006, Vol. 36 Issue 8, p12 

    Reports on the withdrawal of Health Management Associates (HMA) from its bid to acquire Saint Joseph Hospital in Augusta, Georgia in February 2006. Refusal of the company to cite its reasons for the decision due to a confidentiality agreement it signed with Ascension Health, owner of the...

  • An unmistakable approach.
    Morrissey, John // Modern Healthcare; 11/1/2004, Vol. 34 Issue 44, p28 

    Presents information on the systematic approach to reducing preventable inpatient complications and deaths by Ascension Health. Goal of the initiative; Causes of injury and death in the course of hospitalization; Need for the development of standard approaches to deal with situations that...

  • Ascension Readies Big Sale.
    Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer; 2/26/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31581, p1 

    Reports on possible sale of auction-rate securities related to health care issued by Saint Louis, Illinois-based Ascension Health Inc. Reason behind the sale of securities; Insurer of the securities; Ratings assigned by various rating companies; Possible utilization of the securities proceeds.

  • Columbia stirs storm over Fla. CON.
    Bellandi, Deanna // Modern Healthcare; 02/21/2000, Vol. 30 Issue 8, p22 

    Deals with the fight between Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corp. and Ascension Health over the state's approval of the plans to built a hospital in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. Reaction of the state's residents to the plan; Details on a petition drive led by the Walton County Chamber of Commerce.

  • Ascension's $1.3 billion deal.
    Carlson, Joe // Modern Healthcare; 3/15/2010, Vol. 40 Issue 11, p0012 

    The article focuses on the plan of Ascension Health to close and consolidate its operations in Southern Michigan. It states that the bonds offered to Connecticut, Michigan, Wisconsin, Rutherford County in Tennessee, and Tarrant County in Texas received a 4.825% interest on 670 million U.S....

  • Life after near death.
    Blesch, Gregg // Modern Healthcare; 7/13/2009, Vol. 39 Issue 28, p6 

    This article reports on the decision of the management of St. Anthony Hospital to end its partnership with Catholic healthcare system Ascension Health in Chicago, Illinois. The hospital's board chairman Peter Fazio offers an explanation for their decision. According to healthcare consultant Dick...

  • VIEWING ASCENSION HEALTH FROM A DESIGN THINKING PERSPECTIVE.
    NIXON, NATALIE W. // Journal of Organization Design; 2013, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p23 

    In this commentary, I discuss how the design thinking concepts of empathy, related worlds, prototyping, ethnography, and story could enhance Ascension Health's organizational design and ultimately its delivery of healthcare services. When organization design integrates a design thinking lens,...

  • Agreements/contracts.
    NIXON, NATALIE W. // Medical Device Daily; 9/16/2011, Vol. 15 Issue 177, p4 

    The article reports on a definitive agreement between Alexian Brother Health System (ABHS) and Ascension Health for the former to be part of the latter's healthcare system.

  • Deals roundup.
    NIXON, NATALIE W. // Medical Device Daily; 4/28/2011, Vol. 15 Issue 82, p4 

    The article reports that in April 2011, Alexian Brothers Health System signed a non-binding letter of intent with Ascension Health, which would allow the former to become a part of the latter and to expand its market and scope of services.

  • A heavenly deal.
    Reilly, Patrick // Modern Healthcare; 12/9/2002, Vol. 32 Issue 49, p4 

    Reports the acquisition of Carondelet Health System by Ascension Health in the U.S. Reason for acquiring Carondelet; Benefits of the acquisition to Ascension; Other merger deals of Ascension.

  • The art of negotiation.
    Becker, Cinda // Modern Healthcare; 11/24/2003, Vol. 33 Issue 47, pS4 

    Offers tips for hospitals on selecting a group purchasing organization (GPO) that will cater to their needs. Consolidation of various GPO by Ascension Health in negotiating the best prices for their supplies; Remarks from Arnold Kimmel of Ascension on the consolidation of GPO; Inefficiencies of...

  • MIDWEST Bond-Watch.
    Shields, Yvette; Wisniewski, Mary // Bond Buyer; 12/13/2000, Vol. 334 Issue 31036, p29 

    No abstract available.

  • Moody's to Look Into Credit Impact Of Ascension-Led Health Care Merger.
    Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer; 7/1/2002, Vol. 340 Issue 31419, p3 

    Reports the impact on the merging of health care systems, Ascension Health and Carondelet Health System on the combined 3 billion of outstanding debt in Saint Louis, Missouri. Terms under the deal; Aim of the consolidation; Need for an Internal Revenue Services review.

  • Health Care Systems Try Auction Rate.
    Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer; 7/26/2002, Vol. 341 Issue 31436, p1 

    Reports on the deals between large Missouri-based national health care providers Ascension Health and SSM Health Care. Employment of auction-rate structure; Total amount of SSM and Ascension deals; Necessity of the deal for liquidity.

  • Ascension Health Pays $2.7M To Resolve Merger-Bond Audit.
    Duff, Susanna // Bond Buyer; 12/10/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31529, p1 

    Reports that the largest nonprofit healthcare system in the U.S., Ascension Health, has agreed to pay the federal government a multi-million dollar amount, thereby resolving merger bonds under the U.S. Internal Revenue Service audit. Date of disclosure of the settlement; Implications of the...

  • Ascension Health turning damaged school into a clinic.
    Rubenstein, Mindy // AHA News; 10/29/2007, Vol. 43 Issue 22, p7 

    The article reports that Ascension Health, with other organizations, are building a new medical clinic for the Bywater neighborhood of New Orleans' Ninth Ward, which was harshly affected by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. A damaged school building will be turned into the Ascension Health medical...

  • Name for merging Catholic systems.
    Rubenstein, Mindy // AHA News; 10/04/99, Vol. 35 Issue 39, p2 

    Talks about Ascension Health, the health institution joining the Daughters of Charity National Health Systems and the Sisters of St. Joseph Health System. Meaning of the institution's name; Number of its employees.

  • Ascension considers UM center affiliation.
    Barkholz, David // Crain's Detroit Business; 12/11/2000, Vol. 16 Issue 50, p3 

    Reports on the affiliation of Ascension Health with the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Benefits from the affiliation.

  • Catholic merger proves lucrative.
    Bellandi, Deanna // Modern Healthcare; 11/06/2000, Vol. 30 Issue 46, p56 

    Reports that the Sisters of St. Joseph Health System turned out to be a lucrative merger partner for the Daughters of Charity National Health System since the two companies merged in 1999 to create Ascension Health in Michigan. Evidence of the profitability of the four regional systems of...

  • News at deadline.
    Bellandi, Deanna // Modern Healthcare; 01/08/2001, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p4 

    Presents news briefs related to health care in the United States as of January 8, 2001. Appointment of Anthony Tersigni as chief operating officer of Ascension Health; Affiliation of Mercy Hospital with Lahey Clinic; Outsourcing agreement of WellStar Health System with McKesson HBOC.

  • Hospital industry's March madness.
    Bellandi, Deanna // Modern Healthcare; 03/26/2001, Vol. 31 Issue 13, p22 

    Offers a look at the major reorganization plans of several hospital companies in the United States as of March 26, 2001. Catholic Healthcare West in San Francisco, California; Ascension Health in Saint Louis, Missouri; HCA-The Healthcare Co. in Nashville, Tennessee; Health Midwest in Kansas...

  • NEWS AT DEADLINE.
    Bellandi, Deanna // Modern Healthcare; 06/18/2001, Vol. 31 Issue 25, p6 

    Presents news briefs on healthcare in the United States (U.S.) as of June 2001. Initiative by U.S. Catholic bishops to end elective sterilization procedures at Catholic-affiliated hospitals; Details on a notice from the Ascension Health which stated that Austin, Texas may no longer offer...

  • Having faith in each other.
    Romano, Michael // Modern Healthcare; 9/13/2004, Vol. 34 Issue 37, p6 

    Focuses on the collaboration of Ascension Health, a not-for-profit healthcare system, with for-profit developer United Surgical Partners International (UPSI) to develop ambulatory surgery centers in the U.S. Advantage of such centers; Benefits of the partnership of CHW network and USPI;...

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