Judge In Massillon, Ohio Issues 120 Day Restraining Order Against Quorum Health

RN Rose Anne Wilson joins Nurse Talk Radio to talk about the protracted battle to keep Affinity Medical Center in Massillon, Ohio open.

With a national trend toward rural, urban and small community hospital closures—RN’s in Massillon, Ohio find themselves in a battle with Quorum Health Care Quorum is a spin-off of Franklin Tenn. Based Community Health Systems. The company began a divestiture spree in late 2016.

Late last week a Judge issued a 120-day restraining order against Quorum Health Care siting the company moved to quickly and without regard to the impact the closure would have on the community. After the order was issued, Quorum sued the city.