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2007-03-20 15:01:00

By Jennifer L. Boen, The News-Sentinel, Fort Wayne, Ind. Mar. 20--In an 11th-hour change of plans, Triad Hospitals Inc. (TRI), parent company of Fort Wayne-based Lutheran Health Network, will be owned by Community Health Systems Inc. of Franklin, Tenn.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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