BRENTWOOD, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Quorum Health Corporation (NYSE: QHC) has closed the transaction for the divestiture of Barrow Regional Medical Center in Winder, Georgia, and its associated assets, to Northeast Georgia Health System. The transfer of Barrow Regional Medical Center to Northeast Georgia Health System will be effective as of 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on December 31, 2016.
“We are very pleased that we have completed our second divestiture in this fourth quarter while securing a regional healthcare partnership for Barrow Regional Medical Center and Northeast Georgia Health System,” said Thomas D. Miller, President and Chief Executive Officer of Quorum Health Corporation. “We continue to focus on improving our financial and operational performance and are in active discussions on further divestiture opportunities.”
About Quorum Health Corporation
Quorum Health Corporation is an operator and manager of general acute care hospitals and outpatient services in the United States. Through its affiliates, the Company owns or leases a diversified portfolio of 36 affiliated hospitals with an aggregate of over 3,400 licensed beds. The Company also operates Quorum Health Resources, LLC, a leading hospital management advisory and consulting services business. Quorum Health began trading on the NYSE under ticker symbol “QHC” on May 2, 2016, after completing its spin-off from Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE: CYH). More information about Quorum Health Corporation can be found at www.quorumhealth.com.
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