Should the state allow Memorial Hospital in Pawtucket to have its inpatient unit and emergency department closed?

CARE NEW ENGLAND terminated negotiations with Prime Healthcare Foundation to sell Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island Monday night. The hospital will also discontinue its inpatient and emergency services. / COURTESY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF RHODE ISLAND
CARE NEW ENGLAND terminated negotiations with Prime Healthcare Foundation to sell Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island Monday night. The hospital will also discontinue its inpatient and emergency services. / COURTESY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF RHODE ISLAND
When Care New England bought Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island in 2013, the Pawtucket institution was already in financial difficulties. But since then, its situation has only gotten worse, to the point that in the last fiscal year it had an operating loss of $23 million when its 294 inpatient beds had an average daily…
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