Johnson Memorial Hospital Now a Member of Trinity Health - New England
Fourth hospital to join new regional health ministry
(Hartford/Stafford Springs, Conn. January 1, 2016) – Today, Johnson Memorial Hospital and Trinity Health - New England announced the signing of final agreement documents that officially transfer Johnson’s assets to Trinity Health - New England.
Johnson is the fourth hospital to join Trinity Health - New England, the new regional health ministry that also includes Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center and Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital, both in Hartford, Conn., and Sisters of Providence Health System, and its affiliate Mercy Medical Center, in Springfield, Mass.
Last month, the state Department of Health Office of Health Care Access approved the acquisition of assets of Johnson Memorial Hospital, Inc., by Trinity Health - New England, Inc., a member of Trinity Health, Inc. Trinity Health - New England has also acquired assets of several affiliated organizations, including Johnson Health Care, Inc., and Home and Community Health Services, Inc.
Trinity Health - New England is a member of Livonia, Michigan-based Trinity Health, one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation.
“This is a very special day as we officially welcome Johnson Memorial Hospital to the Trinity Health - New England family,” said Christopher M. Dadlez, president and CEO Trinity Health - New England. “As part of this new family, we will expand on Johnson’s four-year affiliation with Saint Francis and retain a vital health care resource in north central Connecticut.”
“Today marks the beginning of the next chapter for the success of Johnson Memorial Hospital,” said Stuart E. Rosenberg, president of Johnson Memorial Medical Center and its affiliates. “We couldn’t be more pleased to cement our relationship with Trinity Health - New England and continue to provide high-quality, high-value health care for our community.”
“With the closing today, we have gained an important local partner committed to delivering people-centered care,” said Daniel P. Moen, executive vice president, operations, Trinity Health - New England, and president and CEO Sisters of Providence Health System, in Springfield, Mass., also a member of Trinity Health - New England. "We are thrilled to join together today and build upon the progressive health care system we are creating in New England."
Johnson Memorial Hospital will maintain its own Board of Directors focused on the respective needs of its community.
Trinity Health - New England is governed by a separate regional board of directors comprised of local community representatives as well as physician and Catholic organization representatives.
Johnson’s formal affiliation with Saint Francis dates back to July, 2012, when the organizations signed an Affiliation Agreement.
On November 25, Saint Mary’s Health System in Waterbury filed its Certificate of Need with OHCA and, after anticipated regulatory approval next year, and is also anticipated to become a member of Trinity Health - New England.
Johnson Memorial Medical Center (JMMC) is the non-profit parent company of Johnson Memorial Hospital and Home and Community Health Services, a home health care and hospice agency. JMMC provides a continuum of health services to living and working in north central Connecticut and western Massachusetts. For more information visit www.jmmc.com.
About Trinity Health - New England
Trinity Health - New England is an integrated health care delivery system formed in 2015 and is a member of Trinity Health, Livonia, MI, one of the nation’s largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. Trinity Health - New England is comprised of Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, an anchor institution in north central Connecticut since 1897. Licensed for 617 beds and 62 bassinets, it is a major teaching hospital and the largest Catholic hospital in New England. Other major entities include Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital, the Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute, the Hoffman Heart and Vascular Institute of Connecticut, Smilow Cancer Hospital Yale-New Haven at Saint Francis, the Joyce D. and Andrew J. Mandell Center for Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Care and Neuroscience Research, and Saint Francis HealthCare Partners. The regional health ministry also includes Johnson Memorial Hospital, and Home and Community Health Services, as well as Sisters of Providence Health System in Springfield, Mass., and its subsidiaries. For more information, visit www.stfranciscare.com www.jmmc.com and www.mercycares.com
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