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Tenet takes over Hi-Desert Medical Center
Hi-Desert Star

Tenet Healthcare Corporation began operating Hi-Desert Medical Center and its related healthcare facilities under an agreement with the Hi-Desert Memorial Health Care District on Wednesday, July 15. Tenet will manage operations of the 59-bed primary care hospital and the 120-bed skilled nursing facility on the hospital campus and associated programs previously operated by the hospital. The district will continue to operate two family health clinics. The longterm lease agreement was approved by district voters on June 23 by a margin of 90.6 percent to 9.4 percent.