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Allegiance Health Management Announces Purchase of Northern Louisiana Medical Center

RUSTON, La. – July 1, 2020 – Privately held Allegiance Health Management announced today for CLHG-
Ruston, the acquisition of 165-bed Northern Louisiana Medical Center and its associated services from
subsidiaries of Tennessee-based Community Health Systems, Inc. (CHS).
Northern Louisiana Medical Center is a 130-bed acute care hospital providing an array of medical
services including: Level II NICU, women’s center, intensive care, cardiology, vascular surgery, cardiac
rehab and The Circle, senior citizens program. Affiliated facilities include Northern Louisiana Medical
Center – Ruston Surgical Center. Ruston Surgical offers outpatient surgery, pain management and sleep
studies. NLMC has served the community of Ruston and the surrounding area since 1963.
Allegiance Health Management, a Louisiana based healthcare company with corporate headquarters in
Shreveport, currently provides administrative and management support services for 15 hospitals in
three states with 11 acute care hospitals in Louisiana. AHM brings extensive years of healthcare
operational experience to rural communities, works with a number of hospitals and providers across
Louisiana and has a strong tradition of serving rural communities with high quality services close to
home.
Don Cameron, AHM Chief Operating Officer, stated, “Our hope is to exceed the expectations of the
Ruston community. We are dedicated to building strong relationships with community physicians and
collaborating to provide excellent patient care and customer service. We believe our physicians are the
cornerstone of hospital success.”
Rock Bordelon, CEO of Allegiance Health Management, stated, “My passion and life’s work has been
devoted to providing quality healthcare services to rural communities and we take personal pride in
serving these communities. We look forward to becoming a valued healthcare partner with the Ruston

community and welcoming Northern Louisiana Medical Center, their exceptional medical staff and team
to our hospital family.”
There are currently discussions regarding a hospital replacement facility and medical office building(s).
The transaction was completed June 30, 2020. Financial terms have not been disclosed.
About Allegiance Health Management
The mission of Allegiance Health Management has always been to provide leadership support to our
rural and community healthcare facilities, enabling them to prosper and succeed with their mission of
providing diversified healthcare to their communities. Recognized by the USDA for Business of the Year
2016, the company continues to show that its commitment to rural communities is unquestionable.
Learn more about Allegiance Health Management at http://ahmgt.com/

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