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Ochsner Health System takes over Hancock Medical Center

Screen Shot 2013-09-18 at 11.06.34 AMBAY ST. LOUIS — The operation of Hancock Medical Center is in the hands of Ochsner Health System for 90 days. The board of supervisors signed a contract with Ochsner to improve how the county-owned medical facility performs.

Supervisors terminated the management contract with Quorum Health Resources, which had run the hospital for several years.

Ochsner’s Polly Davenport is leading the management team. She is CEO of Ochsner’s North Shore Region.

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Ross Reily is editor of the Mississippi Business Journal. He is a husband to an amazing wife, dad to 3 crazy kids and 2 dogs. He is also a fan of the Delta State Fighting Okra and the Boston Red Sox.

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