Mississippi hospital acquires surgery center in transaction boom — 4 insights

Memorial Hospital in Gulfport, Miss., has expanded rapidly over the last several months, including The Surgery Center at Cedar Lake in Biloxi, Miss., among its multiple transactions, the SunHerald reports.

What you should know:

1. The hospital has acquired another hospital, three nursing homes, an ASC and an unspecified number of clinics since August.

2. Memorial acquired the ASC in October.

3. Surgery Center at Cedar Lake was formed in 1977. It is now Memorial's third outpatient surgery center.

4. Surgery Center at Cedar Lake surgeons specialize in general surgery, orthopedics, ophthalmology, ENT and gastroenterology.

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