Bright told Arkansas Business last week that QHI hoped to offer jobs to the 400-500 workers PFH has in the state.
In a Thursday news release, he said the deal would transfer all PFH's Arkansas assets and property to QHI effective on or around Oct.
Local nonprofits in the areas of Arkansas served by PFH have stepped in to fill the gap, taking over certain contracts of PHF, and Bright said late last month that QHI hopes to subcontract with those local agencies to provide services they cannot offer, including inpatient substance abuse treatment.
QHI provides a number of online short courses focused on the hospitality industry.
The online course requires only 2-4 hours for completion, and with QHI the certificate is available for immediate printing.
In a statement, QHI
President/CEO Stephen Stoneburn said the deal "supports our goal of taking our successful publishing and medical education business model into new market segments." Quadrant Healthcom's journal portfolio now consists of 13 medical publications reaching an audience of over 500,000 physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants each month.
But there's still a lot of work to be done." QHI, which has two dozen facilities, must work with the state on licensing, credentialing and certification before fully taking over PFH sites scattered across the state, from Rogers to Lake Village, Paragould to Texarkana, Harrison to El Dorado.
"The goal is for QHI to begin operating these assets on or around Oct.
, Jules, it's great to have you back in Cardiff again for what promises to be a great night at the new Code Nightclub!!