Ky. deal forms with just two
Catholic Health Initiatives waited only a week after Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear rejected a proposed merger with the University of Louisville Hospital to form a new network combining the other two parties involved in the proposed three-way deal.
Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s Healthcare in Louisville and St. Joseph Health System in Lexington, Ky., formed Kentuckyone Health, and Englewood, Colo.-based CHI pledged a $320 million investment toward an integrated electronic health-record system and other capital improvements.
The merger is retroactive to Jan. 1, and CHI already has all the required approvals, having gained them during the process with