umc en U of L Trustees Board Approves Process to Complete Merger Talks <p>The University of Louisville Medical Center is inching closer to securing a merging partner, which officials say could come in the next several weeks.</p><p>U of L’s Board of Trustees authorized the school’s vice president of health affairs, Dr. David Dunn, to complete negotiations with finalists, whose names are being kept quiet during the negotiating process.</p><p>After a potential merger with Catholic Health Initiatives and Jewish Hospital fell through, UMC opened the merger to a bidding process.</p> Fri, 12 Oct 2012 16:59:55 +0000 Devin Katayama 1996 at U of L Medical Center Taking More Time to Find Partner <p>The University of Louisville Medical Center is going to take more time searching for a new business partner.</p><p>The UMC put out a request for proposals for a new partner earlier this year, with a goal to finish the deal by the end of this month. But today (Thursday), officials released a statement saying they need more time. They stress that talks have been productive, but say it may take until the end of the year to secure a deal.</p> Thu, 20 Sep 2012 18:33:04 +0000 Gabe Bullard 1731 at