Posted: March 15, 2013 at 1:50 a.m.

Blan named new CEO for Sparks, Summit Fort Smith-based Sparks Health System and Van Buren-based Summit Medical Center have a new chief executive officer. Gary Blan, a Fort Smith native, will take over the job of overseeing both operations Tuesday, according to a release.

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