November 15, 2017
Two well being programs that serve sufferers within the southeastern and western parts of Michigan plan to merge their operations, together with two medical amenities in Livingston County.
The Saint Joseph Mercy Health System and Mercy Health made the announcement this morning. They are each members of Trinity Health, a Catholic well being care system based mostly in Livonia with annual working revenues of round $17 billion. The merger will create a single statewide well being system with 10 hospitals, together with St. Joseph Mercy Livingston Hospital in Howell, offering greater than 2,300 licensed beds. There will even be 9 outpatient well being facilities, 12 pressing care amenities and greater than 35 specialty facilities, together with the St. Joseph Mercy Brighton Health Center.
The new entity will make use of greater than 22,500 folks and have a medical employees of practically four,000 physicians. Rob Casalou, regional president and CEO of Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, would be the president and CEO of the mixed Michigan system beginning Jan. 1. Casalou joined Trinity Health in 2008 as president and CEO of St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor and Livingston. In 2015, he was named regional president and CEO of the St. Joseph Mercy Health System. Roger Spoelman, president and CEO of Mercy Health, will function senior vice chairman of strategic and operational integration for Trinity Health in Livonia.
In a press release launched in the present day, the merger was known as a part of a nationwide technique by Trinity Health to combine groups and badets to raised serve communities. (JK)