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Caritas warns of 2 hospital closures

Survival depends on selling chain, firm tells union

Carney Hospital in Dorchester (above) and St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Brighton could be closed if Caritas Christi Health Care can’t close a deal with a New York equity firm to sell the chain, according to two people who attended contract talks last week. Carney Hospital in Dorchester (above) and St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Brighton could be closed if Caritas Christi Health Care can’t close a deal with a New York equity firm to sell the chain, according to two people who attended contract talks last week. (David L. Ryan/Globe Staff)
By Robert Weisman
Globe Staff / September 24, 2010

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Caritas Christi Health Care executives have told union negotiators they will shutter St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Brighton and Carney Hospital in Dorchester if they can’t close a deal for the six-hospital chain to be bought by a New York private equity firm. (Full article: 889 words)

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