Indiana Regional Medical Center has announced a new partnership with the Torrance State Hosptial near Blairsville. Starting next week, IRMC will provide all the medical healthcare for the state hospital.
Of course, all mental health treatment will still be provided by the state.
News of the partnership came from a media summit conducted by Indiana Regional Medical Center this week. Other topics included the federal healthcare law the impact it could have on IRMC.
Officials say they're preparing for the changes in the healthcare system and tell us they're well suited to adapt to the new environment.