HCA Scooping Up Weatherford Medical Center

Weatherford Regional Medical Center (Courtesy of: Turner Construction)

Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare, an international healthcare provider that operates Medical City Healthcare and other national health systems, has signed an agreement to acquire west Fort Worth-based Weatherford Regional Medical Center. The transaction is expected to be completed in the fall.

According to HCA, the deal will remove Weatherford Regional Medical Center from Community Health Systems and place it under HCA’s Medical City Healthcare brand. Weatherford Regional Medical Center is a 103-bed full-service hospital located 30 miles west of Fort Worth.

Erol Akdamar, president of Medical City Healthcare, told D CEO Healthcare in a statement: “We look forward to welcoming Weatherford Regional Medical Center to the Medical City Healthcare family and to expanding access to exceptional healthcare in Parker County and the surrounding region.”

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