Hud Connery, President and CEO of Essent Healthcare commented, "Doctors Hospital is a perfect fit with the Essent model. Doctors Hospital is an essential hospital in the middle of a rapidly growing community. The hospital provides a fundamentally important service, there is a great team of physicians and nurses, and we hope to make the purchase of this hospital part of a grander scheme. It's just the kind of opportunity we were looking for."
For those who haven't followed the blog, Doctor's Hospital was renamed Crossroads--and is now part of SMS, not Essent, after Hud finally gave up. Cat-herding is rough business.
Okay, so just one more:
Quoted from the Paris Snooze, 7/25/04, "Knizley (PRMC CEO) said the best way to achieve such a prestigious rating (one of the top 100 hospitals) is by finding problems the best way he knows how -- by listening to employees."We just never expected it to be through tapping phones, and bugging the smoke alarms....