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RMC to Aquire Jacksonville Medical Center

With the acquisition of Jacksonville Medical Center, RMC is poised to better serve the healthcare needs of Northeast Alabama.

 

RMC-JMCWith the changing horizon of healthcare, hospitals are finding innovative ways to streamline the delivery of services in order to provide the most effective and efficient care possible. With that in mind, Northeast Alabama Regional Medical Center is excited
to announce its acquisition of Jacksonville Medical Center.

“Our two organizations have looked for ways to work closer together for the past two years,” said J. David McCormack, Regional Medical Center’s CEO. “We are excited to take this next step and welcome Jacksonville Medical Center to our organization. This move will strengthen care in our region by making collaboration easier and creating a more seamless network of care for our patients.”

Jacksonville Medical Center has provided quality care since 1976, and was named to Modern Healthcare’s prestigious “Best Places to Work in Healthcare” list for the last two consecutive years.

RMC has received its share of accolades as well. It is the only hospital in the area to receive the prestigious Outstanding Achievement Award presented by the Commission on Cancer, in recognition for its cancer program, ranking among the top 5% in the country. RMC is the state of Alabama’s first Baby Friendly Hospital. It is also recognized by Blue Cross for outstanding outcomes in cardiac care and knee and hip replacement surgery.

RMC has maintained pace with current technology by acquiring some of the most advanced diagnostic and patient care equipment available. Recent technological additions include the daVinci surgical robot, stereotactic breast biopsy, navigational bronchoscopy and a vestibular therapy simulator.

RMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and has a medical staff of 185 physicians, representing all major specialties and over 1400 employees.

RMC warmly welcomes the staff, physicians and employees of Jacksonville Medical Center to the RMC family. Together, RMC and Jacksonville Medical Center will provide advanced technology and advanced care to the people of Northeast Alabama.

 

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Photos:  Northeast Alabama Regional Medical Center  (RMC) and Capella Healthcare of Franklin, Tn jointly announced today that RMC has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Jacksonville Medical Center (JMC) from Capella. Dan Slipkovich, Capella Healthcare CEO, and David McCormack, RMC CEO, said the anticipated transaction closing date is December 31 with an effective date of January 1, 2013, subject to customary regulatory approvals.