BJ: Physicians address merger’s impact on clinicians

May 21st, 2015 Posted by Uncategorized No Comment yet

When he spoke at the Wellmont Health System-Mountain States Health Alliance merger announcement April 2, Dr. Jeff Farrow was effusive in his praise of the proposed deal’s benefits for physicians.  Farrow, a pulmonologist and Mountain States board member, said a combined system could, “help us attract the best and brightest physicians to our region.” He added that a goal for the combined system would be, “to become one of the most fulfilling places in the country to practice medicine” and to be “one of the nation’s best providers of care.”

That said, Farrow acknowledged, “there will be smart,  thoughtful questions about the proposed merger, especially from physicians, nurses and other clinical professionals.”

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