All he says is that he has a one-year contract. They will probably find someone else to take over as CEO. I'm not saying Joe is a guy who couldn't do it, but generally the guy who has to wield the axe is there for a short period of time.
I don't sense he's made any enemies. By and large, he's well-liked. People are glad that the problems are getting fixed.
Hospitals that get sold are those that can't cover debt or get their debt-to-asset ratios way out of whack, and this hospital is likely to be in that situation for quite some time.