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South County Hospital to Explore Alliance With Southcoast Health System

South County Hospital in Wakefield, R.I., plans to enter into exclusive affiliation talks with New Bedford, Mass.-based Southcoast Health System, according to a Rhode Island Public Radio report.

South County is Rhode Island's only remaining independent nonprofit hospital, serving patients in southern Rhode Island, according to the report. The hospital will hold open forums on the possible affiliation, although specific dates were not disclosed.

Southcoast is a nonprofit system that includes three Massachusetts hospitals: Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River, St. Luke's Hospital in New Bedford and Tobey Hospital in Wareham.

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