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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Baptist Health to buy Sparks Health System hospitals in Fort Smith, Van Buren

Posted By on Wed, Jul 18, 2018 at 3:57 PM

BAPTIST ACQUISITION: Sparks hospital in Fort Smith.
  • BAPTIST ACQUISITION: Sparks hospital in Fort Smith.
Community Health Systems,. a publicly traded hospital company, is selling its Sparks Health System hospitals in Fort Smith and Van Buren and related physician clinics and outpatient services to Baptist Health of Little Rock.

According to a release, the deal is to close in the fourth quarter of this year. The Sparks hospitals have 492 beds in Fort Smith and 103 in Van Buren. The company will continue to own six other hospitals in the state. Sparks Regional was founded in 1887.

Terms of the deal weren't announced.

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