1. Johnson Memorial Medical Center plans bankruptcy to become part of Saint Francis Care

    Johnson Memorial Medical Center plans bankruptcy to become part of Saint Francis Care

    The emerging pattern in the delivery of health care, in this age of accountable and affordable care, is for smaller hospitals systems to merge with bigger ones. In December, Michigan-based Trinity Health, the country's second largest non-profit health system, announced it had signed a definitive agreement for Hartford-based Saint Francis Care to join its system. Today, another Connecticut-based system, Johnson Memorial Medical Center, announced plans to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection to allow it to become a subsidiary of Saint Francis Care. Johnson Memorial has been in a two-year affiliated arrangement with Saint Francis Care. "Throughout our working ...

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    1. Throughout our working affiliation, JMMC and Saint Francis Care have been on the path of creating a long-term partnership.
    2. Our current affiliation agreement provides the framework necessary to ensure the continued delivery of quality care to the local community and sustain a major economic resource for the region.
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