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Five parties vie for stake in Bakersfield Heart Hospital
Bakersfield Californian

Five potential buyers were in line to acquire a controlling interest in Bakersfield Heart Hospital as recently as last month, according to a recent Securities and Exchange Commission filing.

The North Carolina-based company that owns a 53.3 percent stake in the specialty hospital, MedCath Corp., has put its shares of Bakersfield Heart and at least three other hospitals up for sale as part of its plan to dissolve the company.