$145M deal subject to bankruptcy court approval
May 3, 2010 7:45 AM
The Federation of American Hospitals yesterday elected LifePoint President and CEO Bill Carpenter its chairman of the board and Community Health Systems President and CEO Wayne Smith as chair-elect. The Federation represents investor-owned or managed community hospitals and health systems across the country.
Mar 2, 2010 10:17 AM
Koford to oversee hospital acquisition efforts
Dec 21, 2009 3:34 PM
Pali Research analyst Sheryl Skolnick gives kudos to LifePoint CEO Bill Carpenter, who didn't take his ball and go home after she came out swinging two months ago. Instead, Carpenter made himself and his team available to chat, a strategy that seems to have mollified Skolnick, who'll be in town for a sit-down soon.
Dec 15, 2009 12:40 PM
LifePoint Hospitals CEO William Carpenter said on a conference call Friday that the hospital company’s 3.7 percent drop in third-quarter admissions was largely the result of a switch from short-stay admissions to observation visits. “We remain confident we’re not losing market share but are capturing the same patient on an outpatient basis,” he said. Investors seem to be OK with that explanation: LifePoint shares (Ticker: LPNT) are up about 2.5 percent today and have risen more than 5 percent since their Friday morning low. Year to date, they've gained 30 percent.
Nov 9, 2009 1:29 PM