WakeMed pitches mental health expansion in bid for Rex : WRAL.com

RALEIGH, N.C. — WakeMed has sweetened its bid for rival Rex Healthcare by offering to spend $50 million on mental health facilities if the deal goes through.

Chief Executive Dr. Bill Atkinson said in a letter sent Wednesday to Gov. Beverly Perdue and House and Senate leaders that WakeMed could add 40 to 60 beds for mental health treatment in Wake County if it were combined with Rex.

Story continues here >>>