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Erlanger Health System to give raises to nurses

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (Times Free Press) -

Next year will be full of uncertainty for Erlanger Health System as it adjusts to changes with the new health care law and seeks to change its governance structure.

But Erlanger's new CEO says he is certain of one simple fact: The hospital's nurses need to be paid more.

"You can run a hospital without me. You can't run a hospital without the nurses," Spiegel said Thursday. "They're the ones actually taking care of people."

All Erlanger employees except executives will see a 2 percent raises for the first time in three years next year, and bedside nurses will see 3 percent raises according to the hospitals 2013-14 fiscal year budget passed Thursday.

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