Hospital wraps clinic merger
October 3, 2019
Whitman Hospital and Medical Center and Whitman Medical Group Tuesday concluded negotiations for the hospital to acquire the clinic operation. They also signed a professional services agreement for doctors and advanced practitioners to staff the clinic.
The hospital will add 48 employees which were on the clinic staff as of Sept. 30.
Closing of the merger followed negotiations which started last May, according to Hank Hanigan, hospital CEO. The negotiations were initiated by the medical group.
The hospital, which owns the clinic building, has assumed the assets and liabilities of the clin...