Hospitals Duel Over ER Care In Arkansas

by Mark Friedman  on Monday, Mar. 24, 2008 12:00 am  

Lynn Weaks, CEO of Arkansas Surgical Hospital, said the hospital meets all the regulatory requirements by having registered nurses on-site 24 hours a day, and doctors are on call if they're not at the hospital. ()

A recent government report on how emergency care is handled at physician-owned specialty hospitals has added fuel to the long running battle between those facilities and community-based hospitals.

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