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Fauquier Health, LifePoint to form partnership

Thursday - 9/5/2013, 11:08am  ET

WARRENTON, Va. (AP) -- Fauquier Health is forming a partnership with LifePoint Hospitals.

Under a definitive agreement, LifePoint Hospitals will own 80 percent of Fauquier Health, which is the parent of Fauquier Hospital in Warrenton. The two health care providers will share equal control of Fauquier Health.

Fauquier Health spokeswoman Robin Earl tells The Culpeper Star-Exponent (http://bit.ly/19lw0ly ) that the joint venture would invest $52.8 million in new technology, equipment and other improvements over the next 10 years.

The Virginia attorney general must approve the agreement.

Earl says a public meeting on the agreement will be held at Fauquier Hospital on Sept. 16 at 7 p.m.

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Information from: Culpeper Star-Exponent, http://www.starexponent.com


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