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Michael Anthony of McDermott, Will and Emery will lead the request for proposals process that will eventually determine the future of Memorial Health System. McDermott Will and Emery is one of the largest national health care practices in the nation, and has a strong reputation, according to the city’s press release announcing Anthony’s hire. Anthony… Continue Reading Task Force chooses Chicago attorney to lead RFP process

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Memorial group wary of Denver HCA deal

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Those who oppose turning Memorial Health System into a private entity are keeping an eye on a hospital deal in Denver they say raises red flags about the future of indigent care in Colorado Springs. HealthOne, a joint venture between private hospital giant Hospital Corporation of America and the nonprofit Colorado Health Foundation, is working… Continue Reading Memorial group wary of Denver HCA deal

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The delay and indecision about Memorial Health System is hurting Penrose St. Fancis, too, CEO Margaret Sabin said. Doctors and staff from Memorial made the same complaint about their hospital to City Council a few weeks ago. While Penrose has seen its share of the market increase about 4 percent in the last year, Sabin… Continue Reading Memorial indecision hurting its biggest competitor, too

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Leadership Forum tapped for business perspective

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The Regional Leadership Forum has an unofficial seat at the table during deliberations about the future of Memorial Health System, but what expertise the forum, made up of volunteers from the business and arts community, will bring to the discussion remains to be seen. Forum Chairman Phil Lane admits they don’t have experience crafting requests… Continue Reading Leadership Forum tapped for business perspective

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Mayor Steve Bach and the three members of the Regional Leadership Forum weren’t officially appointed to the Memorial Task Force, and can meet privately to discuss the hospital’s future and the request for proposals to lease the hospital. That’s the decision from this morning’s task force meeting. Acting only as ex-officio members allows the four… Continue Reading Bach dodges open meetings act

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What is the Regional Leadership Forum?

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The Regional Leadership Forum made headlines last week when the Colorado Springs City Council tapped it to sort out requests to lease Memorial Health System. But what — and who — is the Regional Leadership Forum? It’s a private, volunteer group comprised of business and community representatives from the city’s most powerful organizations that has… Continue Reading What is the Regional Leadership Forum?

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Mayor joins Memorial task force

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Mayor Steve Bach will take part in ongoing discussions about the future of Memorial Health System. The mayor’s office, which under the new strong mayor regulations in the city charter, has no statutory authority over the municipal hospital, chose to participate after city council voted to allow the mayor and the Regional Leadership Forum to… Continue Reading Mayor joins Memorial task force

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On Friday, two Memorial Health System board members were asked to leave the hospital ownership task force and were replaced by members of the Regional Leadership Forum. During a commission meeting this morning, Memorial board chairwoman Arlene Stein and trustee Vic Andrews were asked to give up their task force duties and sit in the… Continue Reading Memorial representatives kicked off ownership task force

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Doctors: Memorial is suffering

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Doctors who attended a City Council meeting this week had a message for city leadership: Turn Memorial Health System into a nonprofit. Oh, and hurry up. Speaking in favor of a ballot initiative this week that asks whether the city should end its 62-year obligation to levy taxes if Memorial Health System’s finances needed help,… Continue Reading Doctors: Memorial is suffering

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Why blow off the Memorial Commission?

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Mayor Steve Bach hopes to encourage more citizen participation with his new “Spirit of the Springs” initiative. He wants more people to serve on committees, more people to run for city council, more people to apply for city staff. And he wants people who aren’t usually involved with the city to become more involved. It… Continue Reading Why blow off the Memorial Commission?

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