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The University of Louisville has announced plans to purchase the KentuckyOne hospital system with the assistance of a $50 million loan from the state’s Economic Development Cabinet.

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University of Louisville trustees have approved the school's purchase of a financially struggling hospital under a plan that would include a $50 million state loan.

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The University of Louisville is in talks with the state for potential help in buying the flailing downtown Jewish Hospital and other affiliated Louisville health practices. A spokesman with the University confirmed a Courier Journal report of the existence of a draft document laying out the plan.

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A Bowling Green clinic that evaluates potential organ transplant patients will not be impacted by the decision to put Jewish Hospital in Louisville up for sale.