Sentara Healthcare has used the state’s Certificate of Public Need process to block competitors, while a separate lawsuit accuses it of unfair business practices.
– Billboard Continues to Press Inquiry About Sentara Healthcare Lobbying to Block Competitors – Reader: Did You See Our Billboard? Let Us Know Our recent requests for comment by Sentara Healthcare and its CEO Howard Kern have been ignored. So, we’ve taken to the road again with our mobile billboard. … Read more »
A new lawsuit by filed by Chesapeake Regional Medical Center against Sentara Healthcare seeks at least $20,350,000 in damages and lays out a pattern of unfair business practices that constitute tortious interference.
There had been no public disclosure that Hall and Martin had together previously represented Sentara in a four-year fight to get a Certificate of Public Need application approved to add a liver transplant unit. Martin argued Sentara’s case in the matter before Hall, who ruled in Sentara’s favor.
We get great new tips from our readers. If you share your tip anonymously, we will not collect any contact information from you. But if you send us your contact information, we can follow up as needed. We protect all sources.
Chesapeake’s new case is as an “intentional tort,” which can be a claim that Sentara committed an act against it that deserves compensation.
Three Weeks After We Uncover a Judge and Attorney’s Potential Conflict of Interest, VR Research Starts Asking Questions Through a Front Group.
Ohio passed legislation in 2018 that increased funds for capping oil and natural gas wells with no identifiable owners or that are bankrupt. But an analysis of state data shows the rate they’re being capped has been declining at 5% per year since the 1990s.
DePaul survived a Yellow fever epidemic, the Civil War, and a devastating fire while staying true to its mission of providing care for the less fortunate for generations. But it could not survive Sentara Healthcare’s determined lobbying that strangled its efforts to evolve its business model.
“We have lost a tremendous amount of medical staff and providers over the past 5 years as Sentara changes their contracts, cuts medical salaries and has a non-negotiable mode of operating.”