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Adventist, Sierra Kings exploring lease-purchase deal
Modern Healthcare

The Sierra Kings Hospital District board in Reedley, Calif., unanimously approved a memorandum of understanding to negotiate a lease-purchase agreement with Adventist Health, a faith-based system based in Roseville, Calif. Negotiations are expected to continue in the coming months, and district residents would have to vote on the plan. If approved, the 44-bed Sierra Kings District Hospital would be operated by the Adventist Health Central Valley Network in Hanford, Calif., which has three hospitals in California’s Central Valley, according to Adventist.