2014-08-04 – Duke Lifepoint Healthcare Acquires WestCare Health System
Duke LifePoint Healthcare announces that their acquisition of WestCare Health System has been finalized. This acquisition includes Duke LifePoint Healthcare’s purchase of Harris Regional Hospital, Swaim County Hospital, and WestCare Medical Park, all of which are in North Carolina.
Over the next eight years, Duke LifePoint will invest a minimum of $43 million for capital improvements. They will also provide new resources to allow the system to grow, recruit new physicians, enhance services, and improve health care throughout the region.