Bednarek: Hospital Is County Safety Net


Bob Bednarek

Bob Bednarek said Transylvania Community Hospital is the "safety net for health care delivery" in the county.

During the past year, the hospital provided roughly $900,000 worth of care to 1,830 patients who could not afford to pay, and absorbed nearly $2 million of uncollectible charges for 7,800 people, said Bednarek, the hospital's president and CEO.

"We do not turn away people who need care," said Bednarek during his annual report to the Brevard City Council on Monday.###MORE###

The non-profit hospital also provided more than $200,000 in free services to the community, including health s...

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