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July 20, 1993 | DAVID R. OLMOS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
National Medical Enterprises, one of the largest U.S. hospital companies, said Monday that two of its founders and key executives have resigned, seven weeks after one of them brought in a new chief executive to run the troubled firm. Richard K. Eamer, 65, who stepped down as chief executive and president in April to make way for Jeffrey C. Barbakow, will resign as chairman and a director effective today..
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October 14, 2002
I have a little English Labrador retriever named Bear. As a patriotic gesture, I am changing his name to Blair. I want to support my president. If Bush can have a little English dog named Blair, I want to have one too! Richard K. Eamer Pacific Palisades
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BUSINESS
May 13, 1991 | DONNA K.H. WALTERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
There's a rebelliousness in Richard K. Eamer that shows itself--as another man's temper might--by flashes in his dogmatic conversation, his unorthodox background and, especially, in the way he runs his company, National Medical Enterprises. He disdains conventional wisdom on health-care delivery--"We don't care what the pack does," he says--and Wall Street's expectations: "I don't pay attention to Wall Street." Yet the rebelliousness is only a streak.
BUSINESS
June 30, 1994 | DAVID R. OLMOS and JEFF LEEDS, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The U.S. government formally announced Wednesday that it has settled its giant fraud case with National Medical Enterprises, but it said it continues a far-reaching investigation into individuals and businesses suspected of accepting kickbacks and bribes from the Santa Monica-based hospital chain.
OPINION
October 14, 2002
I have a little English Labrador retriever named Bear. As a patriotic gesture, I am changing his name to Blair. I want to support my president. If Bush can have a little English dog named Blair, I want to have one too! Richard K. Eamer Pacific Palisades
BUSINESS
September 29, 1993 | From Staff and Wire Reports
National Medical Enterprises loaned its founder, Richard K. Eamer, $3 million last year without so much as an IOU, and showered him with hefty severance, consulting and retirement deals as he departed the scandal-scarred hospital chain. The disclosures, in material prepared for NME's annual meeting today, came as the company made a separate announcement Tuesday that its first-quarter earnings fell more than 16%.
BUSINESS
June 30, 1994 | DAVID R. OLMOS and JEFF LEEDS, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The U.S. government formally announced Wednesday that it has settled its giant fraud case with National Medical Enterprises, but it said it continues a far-reaching investigation into individuals and businesses suspected of accepting kickbacks and bribes from the Santa Monica-based hospital chain.
BUSINESS
July 29, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
National Medical Enterprises Names New Top Executives: Chief Executive Jeffrey C. Barbakow, 49, was named to the additional post of chairman. Barbakow, a former managing director of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Securities who was named president and chief executive of NME two months ago, succeeds NME founder Richard K. Eamer, who resigned last week. The company also named as president Chief Operating Officer Michael H. Focht Sr., 50. Focht became chief operating officer in April.
BUSINESS
April 25, 1985
Los Angeles-based National Medical Enterprises and the 684-bed St. Anthony Hospital in Oklahoma City agreed on a joint venture to develop health-care facilities throughout Oklahoma. Richard K. Eamer, chairman and chief executive of NME, and Richard Mooney, president of St. Anthony, said that NME and the Lee-Dewey Corp., the nonprofit hospital's for-profit subsidiary, have formed an Oklahoma corporation to pursue health-care developmental opportunities.
BUSINESS
September 29, 1993 | From Staff and Wire Reports
National Medical Enterprises loaned its founder, Richard K. Eamer, $3 million last year without so much as an IOU, and showered him with hefty severance, consulting and retirement deals as he departed the scandal-scarred hospital chain. The disclosures, in material prepared for NME's annual meeting today, came as the company made a separate announcement Tuesday that its first-quarter earnings fell more than 16%.
BUSINESS
July 20, 1993 | DAVID R. OLMOS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
National Medical Enterprises, one of the largest U.S. hospital companies, said Monday that two of its founders and key executives have resigned, seven weeks after one of them brought in a new chief executive to run the troubled firm. Richard K. Eamer, 65, who stepped down as chief executive and president in April to make way for Jeffrey C. Barbakow, will resign as chairman and a director effective today..
BUSINESS
May 13, 1991 | DONNA K.H. WALTERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
There's a rebelliousness in Richard K. Eamer that shows itself--as another man's temper might--by flashes in his dogmatic conversation, his unorthodox background and, especially, in the way he runs his company, National Medical Enterprises. He disdains conventional wisdom on health-care delivery--"We don't care what the pack does," he says--and Wall Street's expectations: "I don't pay attention to Wall Street." Yet the rebelliousness is only a streak.
NEWS
September 20, 1990
National Medical Enterprises Inc. has donated $10,000 to the Westside Food Bank for food purchases. "This grant translates to more than 50,000 meals, mostly for children, and it serves as a powerful defense against the growth of hunger and homelessness in our neighborhood," said Richard K. Eamer, NME's chairman. NME, a health-care services company, has its headquarters in Santa Monica. Westside Food Bank distributes free food to 33 nonprofit agencies.
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