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HEALTH Approves Prime Applications Regarding Landmark Medical Center

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Michael Fine, M.D, Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH), announced that HEALTH has rendered two decisions that will affect the acquisition of Landmark Medical Center and the Rehabilitation Hospital of Rhode Island by Prime Healthcare Services-Landmark, LLC, Prime Healthcare Services, Inc., Prime Healthcare Holdings, Inc., Prime Healthcare Management, Inc., et als.

HEALTH approved both the Change in Effective Control application, which was recommended for approval by the Health Services Council, and the Hospital Conversions application. HEALTH approved both applications with a set of conditions.

"We did our due diligence in reviewing these applications, and found that Prime met the criteria for approval of its applications," said Dr. Fine. "We are very pleased to welcome Prime to Rhode Island and thrilled they are joining our collaboration to make Rhode Island the healthiest state in the nation".

The full Hospital Conversion decision can be found at: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B9lx-sHDAL9qWXJodGhQZTFrYlk/edit?usp=drive_web

The Change in Effective Control decision can be found at: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B9lx-sHDAL9qSDl0QVh5c2hWUVk/edit?usp=drive_web

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Department or agency: Department of Health

Online: http://www.health.ri.gov

Release date: 10-25-2013

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