Attleboro's Sturdy Memorial Hospital will be receiving an extra $48,000 in the form of a state grant to help provide more "cost-efficient" care to patients.
According to a statement released by Governor Deval Patrick's office this week, the funds are "to help them transition to integrated delivery systems that provide more effective and cost-efficient care to patients in need."
rely on hospitals and community health centers throughout the
Commonwealth to provide residents with accessible, cost-effective health
care," Patrick said in the statement. "This funding will help providers
improve services so patients get the care they need, and ultimately, it
will support our top priority of controlling health care costs."
In total, Patrick is providing 57 hospitals and medical centers with $14.5 million in grants. The awards are part of the "FY13 state budget and the awards are supported by federal matching funds."