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Wrangell Medical Center board approves budget

The Wrangell Medical Center Board of Directors Wednesday approved its budget for the new fiscal year.

Medical center CEO Marla Sanger said the hospital’s financial situation is better than in previous years.

“We’ve been very busy, and so our revenues have been higher, and our expenses haven’t been sufficiently higher to offset those additional revenues,” Sanger said.

Sanger also updated the board on plans for the new hospital. She said the WMC Building Project Team has been looking at conceptual ideas for the layout of the new facility.

“And we’re thinking the workflow process is going to be a priority because we don’t want to create a facility that is less efficient than what we have,” Sanger said.

Sanger said building plans will be available to the public when the layout ideas are more refined.

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