Appalachian Regional Healthcare acquires Hall Regional Medical of Paintsville


Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center

PAINTSVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ)Appalachian Regional Healthcare announced Thursday that it has signed an agreement to acquire Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Ky.

The Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center will become part of ARH’s local care system in southeast Kentucky.

The purchase is expected to be completed within the next 70 days, subject to customary approvals and closing conditions, with ARH taking over day-to-day operations on December 1st.

“ARH has served the Central Appalachian Mountains for 65 years and we continue to grow to meet the unique needs of this community,” said Hollie Harris Phillips, President and CEO of ARH. “We look forward to welcoming Paul B. Hall to our care system and working together to expand health care for southeast Kentucky.”

“Becoming part of the ARH system in southeast Kentucky is a natural fit for Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center,” said Deborah Trimble, chief executive officer of Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center. “We look forward to working more closely with ARH hospitals in the region and continuing our tradition of providing high quality care to our Appalachian community.”

Appalachian Regional Healthcare is a not-for-profit healthcare system that operates multi-specialty hospitals and doctor’s offices, home health authorities, home medical device stores, and retail pharmacies.

ARH employs approximately 6,000 people with $ 330 million annual payroll and benefits that feed our local economy. ARH also has a network of more than 600 active and courteous medical staff.

Paul B. Hall is a 72-bed acute care hospital in Paintsville with medical staff representing a variety of specialties including surgery, neurology, internal medicine, ophthalmology, cardiology, radiology, urology, pulmonology, gastroenterology, and oncology.

The hospital has been named a Joint Commission Top Performer for four consecutive years. Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center is directly or indirectly owned by a partnership that proudly includes medical owners, including certain members of the hospital’s medical staff.

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