KODE: Healthcare agreement to bring changes to Allen County hospital

October 29, 2019

Changes are in the works for a Southeast Kansas hospital - a new agreement designed to set the stage for the future.

The Allen County Regional Hospital Board voted to least Allen County Regional Hospital to a subsidiary of Saint Luke's Health System. Under the new agreement, Saint Luke's Health System will manage the hospital for a minimum of 10 years.

"They [Saint Luke's] will operate the hospital; all the employees will become Saint Luke's employees," hospital board president Loren Korte said.

Saint Luke's is expected to take over operations at the hospital in early 2020.

Watch KODE's full story below.

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