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Erlanger Health System Board Approves Affiliation Agreement With UT

Chattanooga, Tenn.-based Erlanger Health System has approved a new affiliation agreement with the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, according to a Chattanoogan report.

Along with describing the financial obligations of both organizations, the agreement solidified the two organizations' intent to create a physician organization that would consolidate both organizations' physician practices, according to the report.

"As the region's only academic medical center, this partnership will greatly enhance the recruitment of top-notch physicians to our community, increase clinical research participation and lead to even better quality outcomes," said Kevin M. Spiegel, president and CEO at Erlanger, in the report.

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