“So, in the end, in addition to soaring medical costs, patients would pick up the tab for repairing potholes, street repaving and whatever else the city councils and county commissions think we just can’t do without.”
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Western North Carolina Alliance membership approves merger with ECO, J-MCA
Members of the Western North Carolina Alliance showed overwhelming support for a proposed merger with the Environmental and Conservation Organization and the Jackson-Macon Conservation Alliance on Monday, May 12, in an overwhelming 177-to-2-vote.
Mission Health and Rutherford Regional Health System terminate merger plans
Plans for a partnership between Rutherford Regional Health System and Mission Health no longer exist as of today.
DHHS approves management agreement between Western Highlands and Smoky Mountain
Four days after the board of Western Highlands Network unanimously adopted a management agreement with Smoky Mountain Center, the state approved the transition, too.
Smoky Mountain approves management agreement, Western Highlands to consider it tomorrow
Smoky Mountain Center unanimously adopts a management agreement with Western Highlands Network. According to board members from both organizations, Western Highlands will likely adopt the same legal document at its 8:30 a.m. meeting tomorrow, May 24. (Photo of Western Highlands interim CEO Charlie Schoenheit by Caitlin Byrd)
CarePartners announces plans to merge with Mission Health
CarePartners and Mission Health went public with the future of their working relationship today when leaders from the two health care organizations announced that CarePartners will seek an affiliation with Mission Health. Above, Mission Health President and CEO Ron Paulus talks about the merger. (Photo by Caitlin Byrd)
Rutherford Regional Health System continues on path to become part of Mission Health
Rutherford Regional Health System’s path to becoming a part of the Asheville-based Mission Health system continued yesterday when Mission announced that the two health systems finalized a non-binding memorandum of understanding.
Let’s get together: WNC hospitals face financial pressures to merge
After Mission Health announced its two most recent affiliations with Highlands-Cashiers Hospital and Rutherford Regional Medical System, Xpress looked into what defines these hospital agreements and how the story of hospital mergers, affiliations and consolidations has become a common tale across the state and the country.