Doctors want seat at the table

Three physicians want to be appointed to the health care authority

Three Brewton physicians appeared before the Escambia County Commission Tuesday afternoon requesting all three be appointed to the Escambia County Health Care Authority, plus a physician, not named, from Atmore.

Dr. Jimmy Adkinson, Dr. Dan Raulerson and Dr. Robert Nelson addressed the commission during an administrative workshop.

Debbie Rowell, chairman of the healthcare authority also said there needs to be a more permanent stream of income for healthcare in the county.

On June 4, members of the healthcare authority addressed the commission during a workshop and told the board D.W. McMillan M...