Press Releases

Announcing The Lung Cancer Screening Center of Excellence

Eastern Connecticut Health Network’s two acute care hospitals, Manchester Memorial and Rockville General, have been named as two Screening Centers of Excellence by the Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) for its ongoing commitment to responsible lung cancer screening

Prospect Completes its Acquisition of ECHN

Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc. today, October 1, 2016, completed its acquisition of Eastern Connecticut Health Network (ECHN), helping ensure the longstanding community healthcare system’s future.

Corporators Vote In Favor of Acquisition

On July 29, the ECHN corporators voted 98% in favor of the acquisition of ECHN by Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc. (Prospect) In June, ECHN’s Board of Trustees unanimously agreed to the sale of substantially all assets of ECHN to Prospect. With this final vote, ECHN will seek approval of the transaction from various state and federal regulatory agencies.

ECHN Board of Trustees Announces Partner Selection

MANCHESTER, CONNECTICUT – Eastern Connecticut Health Network (ECHN), the parent company of Manchester Memorial and Rockville General Hospitals, today announced that the Board of Trustees have agreed to the terms of a letter of intent to be acquired by Prospect Medical Holdings (Prospect) of Los Angeles, California.

Tenet Healthcare Corporation withdraws from CT

ECHN was informed late yesterday that Tenet Healthcare Corporation has announced that it is withdrawing its applications to acquire ECHN as well as Waterbury, Saint Mary’s and Bristol Hospitals.