The board of the parent corporation of Memorial University Medical Center on Wednesday evening unanimously agreed to a proposal from the Hospital Corporation of America to sign a letter of intent to purchase the assets of the hospital and the Chatham County Hospital Authority in a deal valued at $710 million.
Savannah attorney and businessman J. Curtis Lewis III is a veteran of more than 12 years on the board of the parent corporation of Memorial University Medical Center, a journey he compared to a roller coaster ride.
Priscilla Russell means it this time. Russell completed her career as judicial administrative assistant to Chatham County Superior Court Chief Judge Michael Karpf and retired this past Friday.
Priscilla Russell waits as her longtime boss, Chatham County Superior Court Chief Judge Michael Karpf, signs legal documents at the Chatham County Courthouse. She will retire on Friday. (Jan Skutch/Savannah Morning News)
Officials say that St. Joseph’s Hospital will redefine health care for the region with a focus on patient comfort on Savannah’s southside when its completed first phase of a $21.6 million expansion opens Monday.
The new entrance to the St. Joseph’s Hospital’s emergency department is part of a 17,000-square-foot expansion that also includes upgrades to the outpatient surgery and imaging areas. (Steve Bisson/Savannah Morning News)
Jennifer Singeisen has joined Step Up Savannah, Inc., as its new executive director, succeeding Suzanne Donovan, who stepped down in October after nine years with the agency, the last two as executive director.
Sam Hubbard, a certified divorce financial analyst, and founder of Coastal Divorce Advisors, is the first locally to “provide the data and analysis to clients and their attorneys so that they can better negotiate a favorable settlement,” Hubbard said.
Sam Hubbard is a certified divorce financial analyst, and founder of Coastal Divorce Advisors,
The Chatham County Hospital Authority on Tuesday evening unanimously voted to move forward in seeking a new financial partner for Memorial University Medical Center and invited hospital board members to join in a united effort.
A surface calm between officials at the parent corporation of Memorial University Medical Center and the county-appointed hospital authority seems to be masking a stalemate over how to ensure the system’s financial stability.
Memorial Health Inc. board members Wednesday night gave hospital President/CEO Maggie Gill, her management team and hospital staff a vote of confidence for “keeping their eyes on the ball” during ongoing partnership negotiations.
Chatham County Hospital Authority official Art Dana said Wednesday his group is reaching out to Novant Health officials in an effort to revive discussions of a partnership with Memorial Health that abruptly died on Monday.