Ashland Hospital CEO to Resign

ASHLAND, Ore. — A local hospital is losing one of its leaders. Ashland Community Hospital officials announced, current CEO Mark Marchetti will be leaving the organization on May 1st. Marchetti’s been the CEO since 2004. This comes as Ashland Community Hospital and Asante are in talks to merge.

Asante Merger Moving Forward

ASHLAND, Ore. — The next step in Ashland Community Hospital and Asante Health System merging together has begun after the Ashland City Council approved the letter of intent on Tuesday night. The next step in the process is to develop a binding contractual agreement in the next 90 days. Officials for both Asante and Ashland … Continue reading »

City Council To Vote On Hospital Merger

ASHLAND, Ore. — Ashland Community Hospital may be getting new ownership. Ashland City Council is scheduled for a vote Tuesday to approve a letter intent to merge the hospital with Medford-based Asante. Representatives at the hospital say that employees are generally positive about the proposed merger. Dave Kanner, the city administrator and liaison with the … Continue reading »

Asante and Ashland Working Together

ASHLAND, Ore. — As the negotiations between Asante and Ashland Community Hospital progress, city officials may now be involved in the discussion. The City of Ashland Administrator Dave Kanner said things are moving forward for Ashland Community Hospital to merge with Asante, but it’s not a sure thing yet. Both parties are planning to meet … Continue reading »

New Signs Installed For Asante

MEDFORD, Ore. – A Southern Oregon hospital that is re-branding its name after more than 50 years put up the first signs on Monday. Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center installed signs near its north entrance. Crew members plan to put up all of the new signs this week in Medford and in Grants Pass at … Continue reading »

ACH Chooses Partnership With Asante

ASHLAND, Ore. – Ashland Community Hospital announced Thursday it’s partnering with Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center. The new partnership is being touted as a way to improve the quality of patient care and services while securing the financial future of Ashland’s hospital. This decision comes after Ashland Community Hospital broke off ties with Dignity Health … Continue reading »

Nurse Navigators Help After Diagnosis

MEDFORD, Ore. – Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women in the U.S. It can be a scary diagnosis, but local patients don’t have to go through the journey alone. Patty Crumrine was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2008 and she has been cancer-free since her double mastectomy that same year and … Continue reading »

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