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The Long Transition Ahead For Erlanger Health System

Erlanger Medical Center, on East Third Street in Chattanooga - from last year.
Robin Rudd / Chattanooga Times Free Press
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Erlanger Medical Center, on East Third Street in Chattanooga - from last year.

Here in Chattanooga and Hamilton County, the next steps in Erlanger Health System’s transition from a local government entity to independent nonprofit organization are expected in the next month.

Elizabeth Fite covers health care for The Chattanooga Times Free Press.

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