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7/6/03

Increase in Jobs for Lubbock Economy

Good news for the Lubbock economy, dozens of new local jobs will be created thanks to a deal between Healthsmart Preferred Care, Inc. of Lubbock and Dallas-based North Texas Healthcare Network.

The transaction adds more than 150,000 members in 37 counties through a network of 70 hospitals and 7,800 contracted physicians and other health care providers. $300,000 have been committed to the Healthsmart project based on the creation of at least 30 local jobs. The deal has been in the works since March.

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