Hospital Talks Break Down

ASHLAND, Ore. – Months of negotiations have broken down between Ashland Community Hospital and Dignity Health and it’s left the hospital racing to find a new partner. After a deal with Dignity Health fell through, Ashland Community Hospital has hospital officials now looking at their options. The hospital had been in negotiations to merge with … Continue reading »

Dignity Health Backs Out

ASHLAND, Ore. — Ashland Community Hospital is once again looking for a financial partner. On Monday, Dignity Health ended its negotiations with the hospital. The Community Hospital is now free to go back to other offers that remain open and reconsider those options after a six-month exclusive negotiation period between Ashland Community Hospital and San … Continue reading »

Ashland Council Discusses Hospital Merge

ASHLAND, Ore. — There was more listening than talking at an meeting between Ashland Community Hospital’s board and the city council. Several community members were upset when they found out on Wednesday night that they’ll have to wait until the next meeting to ask questions and share their opinion. The hospital and Dignity Health boards … Continue reading »

Ashland Partners With Dignity Health

ASHLAND, Ore. – Ashland Community Hospital is just one step closer to its potential partnership with health care giant, Dignity Health. As part of its deliberations Wednesday, the board agreed to formally ask the Ashland City Council to approve the affiliation, but approval hasn’t been received by all community members. Dignity Health operates 40 hospitals … Continue reading »

Ashland Community Hospital Holds Q&A

ASHLAND, Ore. — Ashland Community Hospital says it’s new partner sepcializes in meeting the unique challenges small hospitals face. Six months ago, the hospital started negotiations with Dignity Health, a network of 40 medical centers based out of San Francisco. Now they want their patients to meet their partner. Representives from both organizations will be … Continue reading »