YES, WE'RE LOOKING AT AFFILIATION BUT ONLY BECAUSE WE'RE LOOKING OUT FOR YOU.
No. We’ve not been sold or acquired, nor have we entered any agreements to do so.
No. There is no rush to sell or affiliate. But being proactive in a rapidly changing healthcare landscape is in everyone’s best interest.
Currently, we have a fluid timeline. A non-binding request for proposal was released this spring, and we’re currently in the process of examining the responses, a process that could take some time. After our internal evaluation, we’ll share the information with our patients, employees and community as a whole.
Yes. We’re on solid financial footing now and have a healthy reserve for the future. We just want to be in the best possible position to adapt to the evolving healthcare environment.
Yes. We’re located in a medically underserved area that’s been Federally qualified as a Healthcare Provider Shortage Area. The more we collaborate, the better we’ll be able to address these shortages.
Our goal is to maintain the services and providers you know and trust. And for some time now, a number of those services have been provided by outside partners and not solely by RC Hospital & Clinics—so we know how to work with organizations who can help us offer the best care, closer to home.
WE’RE GOING TO TAKE CARE OF YOU, JUST LIKE WE ALWAYS HAVE.
THE TOP THREE REASONS TO EXPLORE AFFILIATION.
The only way to get access to more affordable healthcare is to pool our current strengths with a larger system to bargain for the best price.
2. SHRINKING WORKFORCE.
Currently, healthcare organizations don’t have enough doctors, advanced-practice providers, nurse practitioners, nurses, technicians and therapists. This means we need to be creative and team up with other businesses to fill the workforce shortage and deliver the care you deserve.
Because our nation’s healthcare system is broken, we need to think about—and offer—care in a new way. Healthcare needs to go beyond the walls of hospitals and clinics. It needs to happen where we live, work and play. To do this, we must make major changes, and we cannot make those