Tag: The MED

Righting the Ship at The MED

The Commercial Appeal on the results of the $10.4m contract between FTI Cambio and The MED. In their final report to The Med’s board Thursday morning, Cambio leaders said they found the savings in improving hospital efficiencies, cutting 88 jobs,…

Touring The MED

The CA reports that some state officials will be touring the MED today along with members of the Shelby County delegation. I wonder if anyone sent an invite to Mike Ritz Probably not…

Wharton and Bredesen in Talks

The Commercial Appeal reports that Memphis Mayor AC Wharton and Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen are in talks about the healthcare situation in Memphis and West Tennessee. That may not necessarily be good news for The MED. The governor said he’s…

Mike Ritz, Man on a Mission

Since late October, with the announcement that certain services may be cut without additional funding, the Regional Medical Center at Memphis, The MED, has been at the center of a conversation about ensuring the public’s access to critical services, management…

More on the Ritz Complaint

Jackson Baker takes a look at the issues surrounding the complaint filed my Shelby County Commissioner Mike Ritz (8.3mb PDF). With the Med in financial crisis, and with a beleaguered county government (which just upped its own contributions from $27…

Backlash!

Remember earlier today, when we told you about Commissioner Ritz filing a civil-rights lawsuit against the state?  The backlash has begun, apparently: Members of The MED task force questioned Shelby County commissioner Mike Ritz on Thursday about his decision to…