1st of Three Agreements Approved by LCHCS

 The Board of Trustees for the Laurens County Health Care System last night approved a memorandum of understanding moving forward in the next step of affiliation negotiations with Greenville Hospital System. The vote came after an executive session briefing on the contract negotiations. In public session, Board Chairman Mike Ellison had reported on the first meetings between the two health care systems since GHS was selected as the partner of choice. He indicated the next step will be a letter of intent, followed later by a final agreement.LaurensCountyselected Greenville Hospital System for the final negotiations for a partner which will operate the Laurens County Hospital in some form of lease agreement through the Laurens County Health Care System.