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The letter of intent was signed in 2021.
Pending the approval by the state, WakeMed will build a 150-bed mental health facility.
Changing economic landscape impacted the ability to move forward with the sale.
The Mental Health Emergency Center will replace the current behavior health center that will close in early September.
The hospital will continue to operate its eight-bed pediatric emergency department.
Some inpatient, surgical and emergency services will be discontinued, while services will be consolidated at nearby locations.
Recent storms caused rats to move into the facility.
COVID-19 and growing elderly population are largely contributing to the growth of the healthcare facility market.
The model indicates staffing levels might not return to pre-pandemic levels until 2026.
The goal is to complete the licensure transition later this year.
The two companies, now Ochsner Rush Health, will anchor services in East Mississippi and West Alabama.
ECRI awards 11 hospitals for supply chain excellence.
After many attempts to continue services, the long term care department will close by Sept. 28, 2022.
The honor roll includes 20 hospitals that excel across most or all types of care.