New River Medical Center task force narrows list of potential partners

BREAKING NEWS: A task force formed by the New River Medical Center’s non-profit board of directors narrowed the field of potential affiliation partners from two to four health systems Thursday night during a board meeting. Fairview and CentraCare Health Systems will begin to prepare Phase 2 presentations. The public can attend a community forum Oct. 30 to learn more about the affiliation process. See next week’s print edition of the Monticello Times for a full update on Thursday night’s meeting.