Georgia hospital closes after 6 years

Hospital leaders stated all other choices were checked out prior to choosing to close Northridge Medical Center..

” The decision to close and cease healthcare facility operations was not one made lightly and just follows tiring all options to recognize a sustainable path forward,” the health center said. “We are positive this choice will not have an unfavorable effect on clients access to intense care and we will continue to deal with local medical and community leaders to attend to severe care needs in Commerce.”.

Northridge Medical Center, a 90-bed hospital in Commerce, Ga., closed Oct. 31..

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” In current years, the area has actually grown and its populations health care requirements have actually changed,” the healthcare facility stated in a declaration revealing the closure. “The demand of medical facility inpatient services provided by NMC have actually continued to decrease even due to current COVID-19 activity.”.

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The healthcare facility closed less than seven years after opening its doors on Jan. 1, 2014. It cited a decline in patient volume as the reason for the closure..

Northridge Medical Center joins 16 other rural healthcare facilities throughout the U.S. that have closed given that the beginning of this year..