LGH enters negotiations to sell
"This decision was considered very seriously by the Board of Directors," said Paul Hogan, chairman of the board. "After months of review and analysis — and some soul searching — we have concluded that this change is in the best interest of the hospital, its employees, its medical staff and the community. We have searched for an organization that understands our community and can help ensure our hospital's future viability. We are confident that Community Health Systems is that partner."