HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER BOARD MEETS, STARTING PROCESS TO AFFILIATE

HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER BOARD MEETS, STARTING PROCESS TO AFFILIATE

The Hi-Desert Medical Center Board will meet tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says more progress towards affiliation—bringing in an outside hospital company to run the local hospital—is on the agenda…
The Hi-Desert Memorial Healthcare District Board of Directors meets in regular session at 6:00 tonight in the Helen Gray Education Center. There is a single item on tonight’s action agenda: It is a request that the board approve a plan to hire a consulting firm to assist in affiliation with a large healthcare network. Affiliation is the district’s most attractive option in the search for ways to provide cost-effective healthcare for our rural communities in the face of today’s highly regulated and competitive environment. The challenge is not confined to Hi-Desert Medical Center, but one that rural hospitals nationwide must grapple with.

Leave a Reply