MemorialCare Health System, Fountain Valley, Calif., acquired Community Hospital Long Beach (Calif.).
Calif. system acquires Long Beach hospital
As part of the deal, the five-hospital MemorialCare also acquired the lease for the 71-bed Community Hospital from the city of Long Beach, a spokeswoman said. The lease includes a medical office building.
MemorialCare named Diana Hendel CEO of Community. Hendel is also CEO of the system’s 420-bed Long Beach Memorial Medical Center and 308-bed Miller Children’s Hospital. The system has launched a search for a hospital administrator for Community, and will integrate and expand its Long Beach-area services, according to a news release.
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