Council reviews hospital acquisition plan

May 2, 2008 2:37:56 PM PDT
An emergency meeting is scheduled at this hour on the future of Saint Francis Hospital in south suburban Blue Island.That suburb's city council is taking a look at plans by a group called Transition Healthcare to buy the facility and keep it running. Council members are studying financial incentives in the deal.

The company that now runs the hospital announced last month that it plans close the facility.