Closed Hospitals Turning into Medical Malls?

the MPR take:

In New Jersey, some shuttered hospitals are gaining a second life as for-profit medical complexes.While most hospitals are required to provide charity care and strive to address community health concerns, these medical malls are not mandated to do so. In offering healthcare services in communities where hospitals have closed, there are some gaps in services offered in these private complexes such as comprehensive emergency care.

Closed Hospitals Turning into Medical Malls?
Closed Hospitals Turning into Medical Malls?
But in recent years, a few developers have purchased some of these abandoned structures, reopening them as private medical complexes that offer many of the services the hospitals once provided. For struggling cities like Paterson, N.J., the new use removes blight from the streets, restores ...

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