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  • Writer's pictureBill Raines

Opinion: Doctor Takes Issue with St. Vincent Dunn Hospital Adminstration

OPINION: So, I didn't think St. Vincent/Ascension could go any lower after announcing that they are closing Dunn Hospital and our outpatient offices, but they have again sunk to a new low.



Our patients have now received a letter from Ascension stating that our patients will need to find a new provider and gave them a list of Daviess County doctors since Ascension manages their practices along with other providers.


I AM HERE TO ANNOUNCE THAT YOUR CURRENT PROVIDERS ARE STAYING IN THE AREA TO SERVE YOU. DO NOT LISTEN TO THIS DECEPTIVE LETTER AND THIS DECEPTIVE ORGANIZATION. HOW A SUPPOSED FAITH BASED ORGANIZATION CAN TREAT PROVIDERS WHO HAVE STOOD BY THEM LIKE THIS SAYS A LOT ABOUT THEM


Doctor Becky Allmon physician St. Vincent Dunn Hospital


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Stephen Carr
Stephen Carr
Feb 24, 2023

Great article! The truth about this group is they became, a "for-profit " business, years ago. taking over, "not-for-profit" hospitals. Today so called health-care companies are not focused on your needs but rather on quarterly profits for their investors. Many of these hospital list themselves as non-profit in order to show CEO salaries as being very low. In those cases, management IS paid low by the "hospital" board yet they are paid enormous amounts of money by the for-profit healthcare company pay pays them as, "consultants". Very few hospital administrators these days are even doctors. Their degrees are in business administration, ie, profit drivers. Dunn was established by doctors who actually had patient practices. Can there be a balanc…

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