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Unity Health Purchases Hospital and Properties in Jacksonville

Monday, March 29, 2021

Unity Health Purchases Hospital in Jacksonville

SEARCY, AR – March 29, 2021 – Unity Health of Searcy, AR has acquired the Hospital buildings and multiple adjacent properties in Jacksonville, Ark. The purchase was completed through cooperation between Unity Health, Jacksonville City Officials, and Allegiance Health Management.

"Unity Health will work with the state to re-license the facility and begin extensive remodeling this spring with the intent to see our first patient by early summer of 2022. The initial plan is for the Unity Health-Jacksonville location to provide an Emergency Department, Radiology/Imaging Services, Behavioral Health Services, and Observation and Acute Inpatient rooms, with the intent to add more services throughout the first three years," said Steven Webb, Unity Health President/CEO.

Unity Health is among the state's most comprehensive rural, not-for-profit healthcare providers, including two hospital campuses in Searcy, a hospital campus in Newport, and over twenty physician clinics and specialty centers serving eight Arkansas counties.

Unity Health will continue to remain as transparent as possible when communicating with the citizens of Jacksonville and surrounding areas.


ABOUT UNITY HEALTH – WHITE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER: As the leading healthcare provider in an eight-county area, Unity Health and its associates strive to improve the quality of health and well-being for the communities it serves through compassionate care. Unity Health is the largest employer in an eight-county area with more than 2,300 associates. The Searcy facility has a combined total of 438 licensed beds and a medical staff of 150 physicians that specialize in various areas of healthcare.

In addition to the White County Medical Center and Specialty Care Campuses, Unity Health in Searcy includes Unity Health – Clarity Health and Wellness, Unity Health – Family Practice Associates, Unity Health – After Hours Clinic, Unity Health - Orthopaedic and Spine Center, Unity Health – Searcy Medical Center and Unity Health – Searcy Medical Center, West, Unity Health – Westside Family Medical Clinic, Unity Health Cardiology Clinic and Unity Health Oncology Clinic.