Alex Kacik: Whats up, and welcome again to Fashionable Healthcare’s Past the Byline, the place we provide a behind the scenes look into our reporting. I am your host, Alex Kacik. I write about hospital operations for Fashionable Healthcare. Right this moment I am speaking with Tara Bannow, our finance reporter, to speak about hospital mergers and acquisitions. Thanks for becoming a member of me, Tara.
Tara Bannow: Thanks for having me.
Alex Kacik: Tara, we wrote a few trio of offers that occurred during the last month, shuffling some Atlanta space hospitals round. Might you are taking me by a few of them?
Tara Bannow: Yeah, plenty of Atlanta information. First there was the announcement originally of Might, that Piedmont was shopping for 4 hospitals from HCA, all inside about 90 miles of Atlanta, the place Piedmont’s based mostly. They anticipate to shut that deal by the tip of