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Finally, a decision
Council approves land swap for new hospital By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer For Escambia County Healthcare Authority officials, the Monday (March 9) Atmore City Council meeting represented a case of “fourth time lucky.” The council, having failed three times to act on a request for a donation of 10 acres in the Rivercane retail-industrial park for a new hospital, approved by a 4-1 vote a land swap under which…
ACH partners with Montgomery Radiology Associates
Special to Atmore News Atmore Community Hospital (ACH) has partnered with Montgomery Radiology Associates, which will be providing imaging and interventional services to ACH with 24/7 coverage to assist the hospital’s radiology department as of February 27. “We couldn’t be more pleased with the partnership with Montgomery Radiology Associates,” ACH Interim Administrator Suzanne McGill said. “One of the biggest needs of any hospital or medical facility is radiology services and…
PCI, ECHCA swap land
3 council members upset when left out of loop By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer A trio of city council members, each of whom opposed the proposed donation of 10 acres of city land at Rivercane for a new hospital, are up in arms after learning of the land swap negotiated last week by Poarch Band of Creek Indians and Escambia County Healthcare Authority. Under the swap, Poarch traded 10…
Land deal fails again
Council still at impasse over 10-acre hospital plot By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Members of the Atmore City Council remained at an impasse, failing for the third time in eight months to make a decision on a request by local healthcare officials for 10 acres of prime land on which a new hospital could be built. A late change to the agenda brought the issue before the council during…
Healthcare Authority reorganizes
Griffin named CEO; Rowell to chair board  News Staff Report Escambia County Healthcare Authority’s recent reorganization of its health system has resulted in the naming of Chris Griffin as the authority’s chief executive officer. Griffin will have the overall responsibility for all the Authority’s operating entities: Atmore Community Hospital, including its clinics and home health agency; D.W. McMillan Memorial Hospital and its clinics, as well as D.W. McMillan Emergency Medical…