Home » NEWS » Health » Supervisors cut off hospital negotiations

Supervisors cut off hospital negotiations

NATCHEZ — Adams County Supervisors have ended talks to sell Natchez Regional Medical Center to Health Management Associates (HMA).

The Natchez Democrat reports supervisors took the action Friday after a meeting with members of Natchez Regional’s board of trustees and administrators.

Supervisor Henry Watts says there is no reason to sell the hospital.

A financial report from the hospital indicated that, excluding the one-time expenses related to the 2009 bankruptcy, the hospital would have shown a profit in fiscal year 2009 of more than $2 million.

HMA of Naples, Fla., operates 54 hospitals in 15 states, including Natchez Community Hospital.

BEFORE YOU GO…

… we’d like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising revenues for all conventional media are falling fast. Unlike many, we do not use a pay wall, because we want to continue providing Mississippi’s most comprehensive business news each and every day. But that takes time, money and hard work. We do it because it is important to us … and equally important to you, if you value the flow of trustworthy news and information which have always kept America strong and free for more than 200 years.

If those who read our content will help fund it, we can continue to bring you the very best in news and information. Please consider joining us as a valued member, or if you prefer, make a one-time contribution.

Click for more info

About Megan Wright

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*