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University Hospitals plans to add Parma's hospital to its medical group
Parma's president says the merger will help reduce costs
Story by LYNDSEY SCHLEY


 
University Hospitals announced plans to merge with Parma Community General Hospital.
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A major northeast Ohio hospital chain continues its expansion.

University Hospitals announced today that it is adding Parma Community General Hospital to its growing medical group. The two groups expect to reach a final agreement by the end of this year.

In a press release, Parma says it was looking to merge to help handle costs and attract more investments.

This is not the only expansion University Hospitals has in the works. Last month, it announced plans to merge with EMH Healthcare in Elyria.

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