Columbia, Alexian to complete swap

Shinkman, Ron
November 1998
Modern Healthcare;11/23/98, Vol. 28 Issue 47, p29
Trade Publication
Reports that Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corp. and Alexian Brothers Health System expect to complete a three-hospital swap as of November 23, 1998. Purpose of hospital swapping; Details on the deal; Comments from Columbia spokesman, Jeff Prescott.


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