Ardent Health Services fires KPMG

Disagreement emerges on reportability of 'internal controls' matters
Apr 13, 2004 8:05 PM

Ardent Health Services fires KPMG

Ardent Health Services has dismissed KPMG as its independent auditor and replaced the firm with Ernst & Young, which conducts most of the auditing for Nashville-based publicly traded companies. It also
Apr 8, 2004 12:00 AM

Ardent sells Indiana hospital

Lewisville, Texas-based Horizon Health Corp. (HORC) has acquired an 80-bed psychiatric hospital in Plymouth, Ind., from Nashville-based Ardent
Apr 1, 2004 12:00 AM

Vanderbilt Children's Hospital opening reset after delay

After a one-month delay, the new children's hospital at Vanderbilt University will open for business Sunday, Feb. 8. Roughly 150 patients will be transferred from Vanderbilt University Hospital. The
Feb 6, 2004 12:00 AM

Ardent acquires 146-bed psych facility in Penn.

Ardent Health Services, a closely held company based here, has acquired the 146-bed Northwestern Institute of Psychiatry. The private behavioral health services facility is located in Fort Washington,
Oct 8, 2003 12:00 AM

Ardent completes financing

Ardent Health Services has completed the private placement of $225 million of senior subordinated notes. The debt carries a 10 percent interest rate, paid semi-annually beginning February 2004, and is
Aug 20, 2003 12:00 AM

At the Helm: Joey Jacobs

It’s hard not to like Joey Jacobs. The cherubic 49-year-old has a lot to be happy about these days. On July 1—when Psychiatric Solutions Inc. (PSI), his behavioral hospital company, closes on the $
Jul 1, 2003 12:00 AM

Ardent Health hires chief compliance officer

Growing hospital chain Ardent Health Services hired former HCA exec Steve Hinkle as its chief compliance officer. Hinkle had worked as senior litigation counsel for HCA since 1997. He also worked as
Jun 5, 2003 12:00 AM

Psychiatric Solutions staffs up leadership of new unit

Growing behavioral hospital company Psychiatric Solutions Inc. (PSYS) has formed a new division and hired two executives to oversee
Apr 21, 2003 12:00 AM