Sisters of Mercy Health System, Chesterfield, Mo., completed its acquisition of 357-bed St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin, Mo., from Denver-based Catholic Health Initiatives. Terms were not disclosed.
Sisters of Mercy completes acquisition of Mo. facility
The deal between the two Roman Catholic systems was first announced in May. The hospital was the only one that CHI operated in Missouri and is one of five hospitals that CHI might divest this year. The Joplin facility brings Sisters of Mercy its ninth hospital in Missouri, for a total of 19 in four states
With the closing of the deal, Gary Pulsipher rejoins Mercy as president and CEO of the hospital, as previously reported. (For more on CHI's moves, please see Shifts at CHI.)
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