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Hospital system working toward 'long-term partnership' after management agreement

By Hayden Savage

MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (KAIT) - A north Arkansas hospital hopes to help another hospital system keep its doors open.

A few weeks back, Baxter Health signed a management agreement with the Fulton County Hospital System.

Fulton County Judge Kenneth Crow said the agreement was necessary, as it was only a matter of time until the county hospital would be forced to close its doors.

American Rescue Plan Funds enabled Baxter Health the opportunity to assist Fulton County.

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