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Heartland Health Monitor
4:36 pm
Wed July 30, 2014

Ex-Employees Of KC-Area Hospitals Sold To Prime Healthcare Sue Over Severance Pay

A class-action lawsuit by former employees of Providence Medical Center says they did not receive severance pay after they were laid off.
Credit Mike Sherry / Hale Center for Journalism at KCPT

Just days after Prime Healthcare Services agreed to buy two Kansas City-area hospitals, laid-off employees of two other area hospitals owned by Prime sued the company, claiming they were not provided with promised severance benefits.  

The suit seeks class-action status on behalf of other terminated employees. It says 49 workers were let go immediately after Prime bought Providence Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan., and Saint John Hospital in Leavenworth, Kan., from the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth Health System in April 2013.

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Heartland Health Monitor
5:30 pm
Mon July 28, 2014

Carondelet Health Agrees To Sell Two KC-Area Hospitals

St. Joseph Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo., pictured here, and St. Mary's Medical Center in Blue Springs, Mo., are slated to be sold to Prime Healthcare Services Inc. of Ontario, Calif.
Credit St. Joseph Medical Center



A West Coast hospital company has agreed to acquire two hospitals and other related facilities as part of a deal with Kansas City, Mo.-based Carondelet Health, the parties announced Monday.

The buyer is Ontario, Calif.-based Prime Healthcare Services, which has signed a letter of intent that includes the acquisition of St. Joseph Medical Center in south Kansas City and St. Mary’s Medical Center in Blue Springs.

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10:09 am
Wed October 17, 2012

HCA Midwest Looks To Buy St. Joseph And St. Mary's Hospitals

HCA Midwest may soon be the new owner of Carondelet Health, which runs St. Joseph and St. Mary’s Hospitals.  The two groups have announced they’re in negotiations for a merger.

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