Bayfront-HMA Deal Still on Despite ‘60 Minutes’ Flap

Jan 18, 2013
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Health Management Associates still appears headed to take ownership of 80 percent of the St. Petersburg safety-net hospital, even though some council members expressed worries.

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City attorneys are close to finalizing a new lease that would let Bayfront Medical Center switch to a for-profit hospital by joining a major hospital chain. The 106-year-old hospital that serves as Pinellas County's major trauma center plans to partner with Health Management Associates, a Naples company that runs dozens of hospitals in the Southeast.

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