Three Minnesota healthcare providers have linked to provide a continuum of services for the state's senior citizens.
St. Paul, Minn.-based Board of Social Ministry, Minneapolis-based Fairview Health Services and the Ebenezer Society, also of Minneapolis, have formed a new company for long-term-care services.
An affiliation agreement between the providers took effect Nov. 1. The partners plan to publicly announce their new arrangement this week.
The new not-for-profit company is called Ebenezer Social Ministries and is based in Shoreview, Minn. The company will be part of Fairview, which operates eight hospitals and 30 clinics. The affiliation did not involve a transfer of assets, and a decision has not been made on the financial structure of the affiliation.
A Fairview spokeswoman said the combined company will operate about 70 rehabilitation, long-term-care and other senior housing facilities throughout the state.