Peninsula Regional Health System President and CEO Steve Leonard announced Tuesday that the Maryland Healthcare Commission has granted final approval for Salisbury. Md.-based PRHS to assume ownership of McCready Health. McCready Hospital, the Tawes Nursing Home and Chesapeake Cove Assisted Living, all of Crisfield, will officially join the health system March 1. “McCready Health has been a fixture and a healthcare safety net for the people of Crisfield and Somerset County for nearly a century by providing reliable, quality, community-focused healthcare,” said Leonard . “We’re excited to be able to continue that 97-year tradition, and to work collectively with the team at McCready and the people of Crisfield on the opportunities this new healthcare model will present to allow us to continue to provide better, more efficient and more effective care for patients.” On March 1, as previously announced, McCready Hospital will transition to a freestanding medical facility (FMH) in place.
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