Allen County Regional Hospital is now officially part of Saint Luke's Health System, capping two years of efforts by hospital trustees to find the best management model in the ever-challenging health care industry.

The Iola Register took a look at the July 1 transition as well as the hospital's history and the new ACRH administrator, Elmore Patterson.

"We are excited to have Elmore serve as the new administrator for Allen County Regional Hospital in July," said Julie Quirin, Saint Luke's Health System Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President. "He brings exceptional leadership and vision to help guide Allen County as it joins the Saint Luke's family."

Read the full Iola Register article: Hospital goes under Saint Luke's umbrella

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