ARH to buy Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center

PAINTSVILLE, Ky. –Appalachian Regional Healthcare has announced the company has signed an agreement to acquire Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville.

The purchase is expected to become final within 70 days, with ARH taking control of day-to-day operations on Dec. 1.

“For 65 years, ARH has cared for central Appalachia, and we continue to grow to meet this community’s unique needs,” ARH President and CEO Hollie Harris Phillips said. “We look forward to welcoming Paul B. Hall into our system of care and working together to expand health care services for southeastern Kentucky.”

“Becoming a part of ARH’s system in southeastern Kentucky is a natural fit for Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center,” Paul B. Hall CEO Deborah Trimble said. “We are excited to work more collaboratively with ARH hospitals in the region and to continue our tradition of providing quality care to our Appalachian community.”

Paul B. Hall is a 72-bed acute care hospital that has served Paintsville and Johnson County since 1988.