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KH committee now involved with Capella negotiations
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The KershawHealth Board of Trustees’ executive committee is now officially involved in the day-to-day decisions being made in negotiating the hospital’s lease/sale to Capella Healthcare of Franklin, Tenn., and MUSC Health, the patient care arm of the Medical University of South Carolina. The executive committee, made up of Board Chair Karen Eckford, Vice Chair Dr. Tallulah Holmstrom and Trustee Steve Holliday Jr., will work with KershawHealth administrators and hospital attorney David Summer to help finalize the deal, schedule to close March 31. The decision came as a unanimous vote following an executive session at the end of the board’s meeting Monday night during which the board received legal advice regarding the Capella/MUSC transaction and the transfer of emergency management services to Kershaw County.