• New West Texas clinic opens in rural health care desert
    Health Care

    New West Texas clinic opens in rural health care desert

    Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. RALLS — The new Ralls Family Medicine Clinic is a quaint building with big ambitions: to be an oasis in a health care desert. It has a small waiting room with open windows to let the sun shine after several days of rain. Two receptionists greet incoming patients. There are two waiting rooms and an office for the primary caregiver, John Hodges. The clinic is a welcome lifeline for many in the small town and the rest of Crosby County. On a recent Thursday morning, Hodges walked one of his…

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  • Princeton Community Hospital to become full member of the West Virginia University Health System
    Medicine

    Princeton Community Hospital to become full member of the West Virginia University Health System

    Posted on 7/28/2022 PRINCETON, W.Va. – The City of Princeton and the Board of Directors of the Princeton Community Hospital Association approved a definitive agreement with the WVU Health System, clearing the way for PCH to become fully integrated into the System.  (From left to right) James “Rusty” Sarver III, PCH Board president; Karen Bowling, PCH president and CEO; and  Albert L. Wright, Jr., president and CEO of the WVU Health System pose for a photo at the July 27 Board meeting at the Karen Preservati Center in Princeton. PCH entered into a management agreement and clinical affiliation with WVU Hospitals in December 2020, and in October 2021, a letter…

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