County, Providence mend rift on ER sale

WINNSBORO  – A resolution passed by Fairfield County Council Monday night has headed off a rift that developed between the county and Providence Health over Prisma’s proposed purchase of Providence Health-Fairfield Emergency Room. Following Prisma Health’s surprise announcement in March that it had signed a deal to acquire the ER along with three other Midlands […]

Fairfield officials say ER sale was flawed; call for review by DHEC

WINNSBORO  – Following Prisma Health’s surprise announcement last week that it had signed a deal to acquire Providence Health – Fairfield Emergency Room (ER) along with three other hospitals, Fairfield County officials have requested the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC), which signed off on the deal, to pump the brakes on the […]

Fairfield County asks Prisma to slow ER purchase

Council spends $1M annually on ER, but was not aware it was being sold WINNSBORO – In a strongly worded statement issued Tuesday morning, Fairfield County Council called on Prisma Health to “provide more information to the public, and to us,” regarding the impending acquisition of Providence Health-Fairfield Emergency Room in Winnsboro. In the statement, […]