Tue., 10:44 pm: Sharon Regional acquisition finalized

FRANKLIN, Tenn. — Community Health Systems, Inc. announced Tuesday that subsidiaries of the company have completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Sharon Regional Medical Center in Sharon, Pa.

The Pennsylvania acquisition includes 251-bed Sharon Regional Medical Center, outpatient centers and affiliated physician practices.

The for-profit Community Health Systems also operates Trumbull Memorial and Hillside hospitals in Warren and Northside Hospital in Youngstown.