Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital may switch partners

Alex Bloom, Brockton Enterprise, August 4, 2012 Brockton - Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital could be switching teams for teaching hospitals following a vote of the hospital’s board of trustees. The hospital’s 17-member board of trustees decided to enter into exclusive negotiations for an affiliation with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. The 263-bed Brockton Hospital on Centre Street is currently associated with another teaching hospital, Tufts Medical Center. A steering committee of trustees and members of the affiliated network of doctors, Signature Medical Group, has studied changing hospital affiliations for about six months. ... Signature