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Fletcher Business

Pardee, AdventHealth chart strategies for a changing health care market

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Among the certainties in the new year is change on the health care front, and nowhere is that change as certain as in Henderson County.   Read Story »

Tags: Park Ridge Health | health care | Pardee | Pardee CEO Jay Kirby | Adventist Health System | Jimm Bunch | AdventHealth

Henderson County News

Don't miss this week's Hendersonville Lightning

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Tags: Park Ridge Health | health care | Pardee | Pardee CEO Jay Kirby | Jimm Bunch

Fletcher Business

Sports medicine practice changing partners

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An orthopedic practice that has a relationship through sports medicine with area high schools is switching its affiliation from Park Ridge Health to Pardee Hospital.   Read Story »

Tags: Park Ridge Health | Pardee | health | Pardee CEO Jay Kirby | Southeastern Sports Medicine

Henderson County Business

Pardee CEO sought accord amid discord

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Jay Kirby's first hospital job was working as a nursing assistant in an emergency room while attending the University of South Carolina.   Read Story »

Tags: Pardee Hospital | health care | Pardee | Affordable Care Act | Pardee CEO Jay Kirby

Henderson County News

Pardee ranked No. 7 nationally in patient safety

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On the heels of other reports that ranked Pardee Hospital highly for quality of care, surgery and affordability, the Henderson County-owned facility has notched a national ranking. It's one of the safest hospitals in America, Consumer Reports magazine said.   Read Story »

Tags: Pardee Hospital | Pardee | Pardee CEO Jay Kirby

Hendersonville Opinion

CEO: Pardee set to build on 2013 success

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Pardee's 60th birthday year will undoubtedly go down in the annals of our community's history as one of our most challenging but successful years.   Read Story »

Tags: Pardee Hospital | Pardee | Pardee CEO Jay Kirby

Henderson County Business

NC cuts worse than Obamacare, Pardee CEO says

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Pardee Hospital's CEO told the hospital Board of Directors on Wednesday that cuts by North Carolina leaders had done more to harm the county-owned hospital than the federal Affordable Care Act, which he suggested has shouldered the greater blame in the eyes of the public. Obamacare could cost Pardee $5.6 million a year, he said, while state cuts could chop the hospital's revenue by $8.2 million.   Read Story »

Tags: Pardee Hospital | health care | Affordable Care Act | Pardee CEO Jay Kirby

Henderson County Business

Pardee donors toast $30M return on $1M foundation seed

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Seventeen years after a group of doctors, administrators and community leaders started the Pardee Hospital Foundation — starting with an initial gift of $190 — the foundation paid back the hospital with a check for $1 million.   Read Story »

Tags: Pardee Hospital | Pardee Hospital Foundation | Pardee CEO Jay Kirby

Henderson County Business

Triple threat could cost Pardee $54 million

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The triple threat of deep Medicare reductions, sequestration cuts scheduled to take effect Friday and the state Legislature's refusal to expand Medicaid coverage to cover non-payers could cost Pardee Hospital $54 million over the next 10 years, the hospital CEO said Wednesday.   Read Story »

Tags: Pardee Hospital | NC Legislature | Affordable Care Act | Pardee CEO Jay Kirby