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By Dan Rudy 

Wrangell hospital on its way to SEARHC management


April 12, 2018

WRANGELL — If it proves financially feasible, Wrangell Medical Center may soon pass from municipal ownership to new management.

At a public meeting held inside the Nolan Center on Monday evening, representatives of the City and Borough of Wrangell and the hospital explained WMC is in pretty dire straits at the moment. WMC chief executive Robert Rang said the facility has been having increasing difficulty meeting costs to operate.

“The hospital’s been losing money for several years,” he reported.

Wrangell’s hospital has never generally been flush with cash, but over the past decade...

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