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Doctors: Tenet Healthcare may end some local medical service contracts
San Luis Obispo Tribune

Physicians at Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center have been notified that Tenet Healthcare Corp., the hospital’s owner, may contract with a national company to provide some medical services.

The plan would affect Sierra Vista in San Luis Obispo, Twin Cities Community Hospital in Templeton and an unknown number of other Tenet-owned hospitals in California.

According to several sources, Tenet is considering ending contracts with local medical groups providing anesthesiology, emergency department and hospitalist care.