Rumored Ascension Merger Could Fold SNFs into Largest Hospital Chain

If a rumored merger actually takes place, the nation’s largest hospital operator and the nation’s third-largest nonprofit senior care organization may become one in the same. St. Louis-based Ascension Health and Renton, Washington-based nonprofit health system Providence St. Joseph Health have been discussing the possibility of merging for months, The Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, citing […]

[Updated] Presence Health Seeks to Merge With Amita Health

The largest Catholic health system in Illinois has signed a deal to merge with a joint venture of the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. Presence Health will become part of Amita Health, a joint venture between Alexian Brothers Health System and Adventist Midwest Health. The Chicago-based Amita is part of Ascension, encompassing nine […]