St. John's Hospital en East Side Farmer's Market Starts On Monday <p><font color="black" face="Tahoma" size="2"><span dir="ltr" style="font-size:10pt;">Summertime means Farmer's Markets.&nbsp; Springfield has several, but a relatively new one has popped up on Springfield's east side.&nbsp; Lee Strubinger sat down with Wendy White-Mitter and Mary Rogers from St. John's Hospital, which sponsors the market.&nbsp; One of the challenges of the East Side Farmer's Market, they say, is that goes underutilized...</span></font></p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 22:31:00 +0000 Lee Strubinger 28174 at East Side Farmer's Market Starts On Monday St. John's Hospital To Lay Off 43 Managers <p></p><p></p><p>St. John's Hospital in Springfield has announced it will lay off 43 managers over the next few months. &nbsp;</p><p>President and Chief Executive Charles Lucore&nbsp; says cutting management costs will help preserve the quality of patient care. &nbsp;</p><p>The (Springfield) State Journal-Register quotes him as saying the decision was driven by financial pressures from the Affordable Care Act as well as the lower reimbursements. &nbsp;</p><p>The 43 positions represent about 1 percent of the hospital's workforce. &nbsp;</p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 21:57:53 +0000 Bill Wheelhouse & Associated Press 26688 at St. John's Hospital To Lay Off 43 Managers Lucore named St. John's CEO <p>St. John's new CEO says the Springfield hospital will face many challenges as a result of the Affordable Care Act ... like changes in Medicare reimbursement -- which now rewards keeping patients out of hospitals.</p><p>Dr. Charles Lucore's appointment was announced Thursday.</p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 20:44:42 +0000 Lee Strubinger 18919 at Lucore named St. John's CEO