Repeating from 1996 list
Columbia Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, Miami
Columbia Brandon (Fla.) Regional Medical Center
Columbia Clear Lake Regional Medical Center, Webster, Texas
Columbia Gulf Coast Hospital, Fort Myers, Fla.
Columbia Heritage Hospital, Tarboro, N.C.
Columbia Kendall Medical Center, Miami
Columbia New Port Richey (Fla.) Hospital
Columbia Regional Medical Center of Southwest Florida, Fort Myers
Columbia Willamette Valley Medical Center, McMinnville, Ore.
New in 1997
Centennial Medical Center, Nashville
Colleton Medical Center, Walterboro, S.C.
Columbia Bayshore Medical Center, Pasadena, Texas
Columbia Cedars Medical Center, Miami
Columbia Dade City (Fla.) Hospital
Columbia Hospital Georgetown (Ky.)
Columbia Hospital Paris (Ky.)
Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, Oklahoma City
Columbia South Pittsburg (Tenn.) Hospital
Columbia Trinity Hospital, Erin, Tenn.
Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital, Somerset, Ky.
Memorial Hospital Jacksonville (Fla.)
Paradise Valley Hospital, Phoenix
Rapides Regional Medical Center, Alexandria, La.
Summit Medical Center, Hermitage, Tenn.
Returning after one-year absence
Columbia Blake Medical Center, Bradenton, Fla.
Columbia Largo (Fla.) Medical Center
Mountain View Hospital, Payson, Utah
North Florida Regional Medical Center, Gainesville
Dropping off in 1997
Columbia Brigham City (Utah) Community Hospital
Columbia Hendersonville (Tenn.) Hospital
Columbia MetroWest Medical Center, Framingham, Mass.
Columbia Northwest Medical Center, Margate, Fla.
Columbia University Hospital and Medical Center, Tamarac, Fla.
Castleview Hospital, Price, Utah
Lakeview Hospital, Bountiful, Utah