Officials hoped the new operations structure would lower cost and raise efficiency.
Becker’s Hospital Review reports that since formation in 2016, new challenges are facing the two hospitals. Creditors are seeking to force the hospitals into bankruptcy.
An unsecured creditors trust filed Gilbert Hospital’s involuntary bankruptcy petition, seeking more than $1.9 million.
An involuntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition for Florence Hospital has been filed jointly by three employees – seeking $46,650 in wages.
With aspiration to become a regional healthcare leader, in 2016, the company said that its administrative, operational and clinical changes would improve patient access, and the quality of care provided at both hospitals.
PRNewsWire quotes New Vision Health Chief Executive Bryan J. Hargis:
The union of Gilbert Hospital and Florence Hospital at Anthem reflects our commitment and partnership as a trusted and respected regional resource, offering local residents and the extended region a broad spectrum of services. Our board of directors, physicians, employees and the community have all pulled together to make this New Vision a reality.