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February 2008
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Feb2008, Vol. 82 Issue 2, p69
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This section offers news briefs related mergers, acquisitions and deals in hospitals and health networks in the U.S. Columbia St. Mary's and Froedtert & Community Health in Milwaukee approved a joint operating agreement to form Progressive Health, an organization to financially integrate the health systems. Mountain States Health Alliance expects to complete its purchase of Russell County Medical Center from Community Health Systems. Cass Medical Center broke ground on a $55 million hospital in Harrisonville, Missouri.


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