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BJC competitor loses bid for Columbia hospital

Jul 14, 2015 - St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Missouri)

BJC HealthCare succeeded Monday in blocking a competitor's bid to build a 10-bed hospital in Columbia, Mo.

University of Missouri Health Care and its partner Nueterra, a health care management firm based in Leawood, Kan., sought state approval to build a mainly surgical hospital near Highway 63 and Discovery Parkway.

On Monday, Missouri Health Facilities Review Committee rejected the project by a vote of 5-2. The project would have been located about five miles from Boone Hospital Ce...