Full-ser­vice can­cer care re­turns to NW Ge­or­gia

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Larry Schu­macher Dr. Ted Ar­row­smith Hutch­e­son Med­i­cal Cen­ter’s clin­ics to lo­cal gov­ern­ments who in turn leased those fa­cil­i­ties and their man­age­ment to CHI.

That process ad­vanced with the ac­qui­si­tion of the Fort Oglethorpe and Ring­gold cam­puses.

“Our mis­sion is to ex­tend the heal­ing min­istry of Je­sus Christ,” said An­drew McGill, se­nior vice pres­i­dent of strat­egy and busi­ness de­vel­op­ment for CHI. “Each and every day, we care for each in­di­vid­ual.”

Ca­toosa County Board of Com­mis­sion­ers Chair­man Steven Henry re­called how when he was 18 — 28 years ago — he and his brother were tasked with fer­ry­ing their fa­ther, who died of can­cer, back and forth to Chattanooga for his treat­ment.

“Our goal, mine and all the com­mis­sion­ers, is to get qual­ity health care back in Ca­toosa County and all of North Ge­or­gia,” he said.

Now, as June draws to a close, it seems that the Rees Skillern Can­cer In­sti­tute-

CHI Me­mo­rial-Park­way (for­merly Hutch­e­son on the Park­way) at 4750 Bat­tle­field Park­way in Ring­gold has be­come home to CHI Me­mo­rial Fam­ily Prac­tice As­so­ciates-Ring­gold, CHI Me­mo­rial Pe­di­atric Di­ag­nos­tic As­so­ciates, and The Chattanooga Heart In­sti­tute....

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