Sponsored by TeleTracking | info@teletracking.com | 1.800.927.0294

HCA closes freestanding ER in Texas

Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare closed a freestanding emergency room in Cypress, Texas, after acquiring North Cypress Medical Center in September, according to Community Impact Newspaper.

The decision to shut down the freestanding ER was made "as a result of pre-purchase research findings that it was in an over-saturated market with limited patient reach," a spokesperson for HCA's Gulf Coast Division told Community Impact Newspaper.

Employees were transferred to other HCA facilities in the area when the freestanding ER shut down, according to the report.

More articles on patient flow:

Millennials are upending the primary care model: 4 things to know
California hospital to reopen Oct. 15 after striking deal with Adventist
Connecticut hospital closes hospice program

© Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2018. Interested in LINKING to or REPRINTING this content? View our policies by clicking here.

 

Top 40 Articles from the Past 6 Months