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HCHD announces schedule of hospital presentations
Houston County Courier

By Lynda Jones

The Houston County Hospital District Board of Directors announced this week the schedule of presentations it will hear from applicants for the hospital lease that expires in 2015. Each presentation will be during a regularly scheduled meeting of the HCHD Board of Directors, 5:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month in the ETMC Crockett cafeteria. Representatives from Community Health Systems will make the first presentation Tuesday, Jan. 15. Next, on Feb. 19, the board will hear a presentation from the Trinity Mother Frances Hospital System. The East Texas Medical Center, which currently holds the lease, is scheduled for March 19, followed by Lifepoint Hospitals on April 16. Memorial Health Systems is slated for May 21, and the final presentation will by by St. Joseph’s Health System on June 18. These are the six entities that responded to the HCHD board’s Request for Proposals prior to the board’s August deadline.


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