Hospital operator

Community Health Systems

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acquired a Missouri hospital from a local non-profit corporation.

The 135-bed facility is located in Farmington, Mo., about 80 miles south of St. Louis. The hospital provides a full range of services, and the assets acquired include several physician practices and a home health agency.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

"This is an attractive facility with only a limited need for capital and has a very involved medical staff," said Brentwood, Tenn.-based Community Health. "We have been successful in implementing our proven operating strategies at our other two facilities in north central Missouri and look forward to the opportunities available to us in this growing market."

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