Representatives of the Hendrick Health System met with the Stephens Memorial Hospital's Board of Managers last week, as Big Country area's largest health system is looking to extend their services to hospitals in rural areas.
Of 19 area rural hospitals, Stephens Memorial Hospital and Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital in Sweetwater were two medical facilities pinpointed to get the ball rolling in a direction that could accelerate rural health care services. (For more, pick up the 5-4 edition of the Breckenridge American)