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Hutcheson closes 3 clinics to "bring back profitability"

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There has been a lot of whispers in regards of Hutcheson Medical Center lately and Monday they provided some answers. 

According to a release from Hutcheson said major changes were in effect to conserve resources and bring back the hospital back to profitability. 

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Farrel Hayes, President & CEO of Hutcheson, said the Chickamauga Family Practice and Multi-Specialty Clinic,Battlefield Lung Specialists, and services in the ICU unit have been closed.

Despite the cuts Hayes said Hutcheson will still continue to provide quality emergency medical services, inpatient medical services, and ancillary services. 

Hutcheson has had financial trouble in recent years. In 2011, Erlanger loaned the hospital 20 million dollars so Hutcheson could keep their doors open. 

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