Northeast Regional Med Center News

Northeast Regional Medical Center has a new Chief Executive Officer. Mark Garrison has more:

Also, the company that owns Northeast Regional, Community Health Systems, has purchased one of its competitors. The $7.6 billion acquisition of Health Management Associates, a company with 71 hospitals in 15 states, was announced this week. According to the company’s website the deal would give CHS 206 total hospitals across 29 states, with a total bed count of more than 31,000. The transaction is expected to be completed by the end of the first quarter of 2014 and is subject to approval by a 70 percent vote of HMA shareholders.