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Via Circleville Herald » It has been a busy start to the year for Berger Health System, our Board of Governors, and for our City and County elected officials. We have worked extensively to identify the long-term needs for Berger, the community, and for local healthcare....

Via Circleville Herald » CIRCLEVILLE— As the process continues for Berger Health System to align with a larger health system like OhioHealth, President and CEO Tim Colburn is unveiling two ways the public can keep on top of the negotiations. Colburn said Berger has created both a...

Via Modern Healthcare » The ratio of not-for-profit hospital and health system credit downgrades to upgrades rose in 2017 to levels that were even higher than during the Great Recession in 2008 and 2009, according to a new report from Moody's Investors Service. There were 41 downgrades and...

Via Becker's Hospital Review » Of the 26 states that have seen at least one rural hospital close since 2010, those with the most closures are located in the South, according to research from the North Carolina Rural Health Research Program. Fourteen hospitals in Texas have closed since 2010, the...

Via Becker's Hospital Review » Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton, Ohio, part of Dayton-based Premier Health, will close by the end of 2018. Premier said operating two hospitals — Good Samaritan and Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton — within 5 miles of each other has become unsustainable. "The...

Via Circleville Herald » Herald Editor: Monday evening, January 8th, the Berger Board of Governors and elected officials from the City and County gathered for a strategic update on Berger Health System. During this meeting, we reviewed the work we have done, and the work to be...

Via Circleville Herald » CIRCLEVILLE — The Berger Health System Board hosted a presentation Monday evening on the future of the hospital now that citizens have voted to transform it into a not-for-profit organization. John Edgar, member of the Berger Board of Governors, along with Tim Colburn,...

Via The Atlantic » This is the story of a small-town, publicly-owned hospital that, after thriving for decades, is struggling and now in all likelihood about to be appended to a large regional health-care system. The tale of Berger Municipal Hospital is, like that of many...