Hospitals look at teaming up

McClain, Randy
October 1994
New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);10/31/94, Vol. 15 Issue 17, p1
Reports on the plans for a joint operating relationship between East Jefferson General Hospital and West Jefferson Medical Center. Joint venture agreement between Columbia/HCA and Rapides Regional Medical Center; Possible merger of the administrative and business functions in the two hospitals; Plans of selling the hospitals; Terms of the agreement between Columbia/HCA and Rapides Regional Medical Center.


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