Owner of closed Boonville Hospital files for bankruptcy

BOONVILLE, Mo. (AP) – The owner of a Boonville hospital that closed abruptly in January has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Court filings show Pinnacle Healthcare System owes between $10 million and $50 million to between 200 and 1,000 creditors. The Boonville hospital closed Jan. 15, less than two years after Pinnacle Healthcare bought it. A statement from Pinnacle CEO Joe Conigliaro said the Boonville hospital will be reopened but he did not say when.A Pinnacle hospital, clinic and medical practices in Overland Park, Kansas, will remain open during the restructuring.

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