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BJC, Saint Luke’s Transferring Forward With Missouri Merger

BJC, Saint Luke’s Transferring Forward With Missouri Merger


BJC Well being System of St. Louis and Saint Luke’s Well being System of Kansas Metropolis are transferring forward with their settlement to mix after satisfying all regulatory evaluations. The transaction is predicted to shut Jan. 1, 2024.

The settlement follows a letter of intent signed in Could 2023 by each nonprofit organizations. As a mixed system of roughly $10 billion in income with 28 hospitals and lots of of clinics and repair facilities, BJC and Saint Luke’s attain will lengthen throughout Missouri, southern Illinois and japanese Kansas.

Saint Luke’s will formally be a part of BJC, and collectively, function as a single, built-in healthcare group that serves two areas with a definite model in every: BJC HealthCare within the St. Louis area and Saint Luke’s within the Kansas Metropolis area.

“That is an thrilling day for the way forward for healthcare within the Midwest,” mentioned BJC President and Chief Government Officer Richard Liekweg, in a press release. “Our thorough due diligence evaluate, in partnership with Saint Luke’s, has affirmed the important alternatives we’ve to enhance healthcare throughout the communities we serve. As an built-in well being system, we shall be unwavering in our dedication to offer extraordinary care to our communities, whereas creating the area’s premier vacation spot to observe world-class drugs, uncover scientific breakthroughs and ship modern fashions of care.”  

Liekweg will proceed to function CEO of the built-in well being system. Saint Luke’s CEO Melinda Estes, M.D., has introduced plans to retire on the finish of the 12 months after delaying her deliberate 2021 departure to see Saint Luke’s, its sufferers, and groups by means of the pandemic.

At present, BJC consists of 14 hospitals and a number of well being service organizations. Providers supplied by BJC embrace inpatient and outpatient care, major care, neighborhood well being and wellness, office well being, house well being, neighborhood psychological well being, rehabilitation, long-term care, and hospice. BJC’s tutorial hospitals, Barnes-Jewish and St. Louis Youngsters’s hospitals, are affiliated with Washington College Faculty of Medication. 

Saint Luke’s has greater than 14 hospitals and campuses and greater than 100 major care and specialty workplaces, treating sufferers in 65 specialty providers throughout 67 counties in Missouri and Kansas.

The built-in well being system’s management workforce and board of administrators will embrace illustration from each BJC and Saint Luke’s. 



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