Four Albany, N.Y., hospitals have merged, creating the Capital District's largest healthcare system.
Quartet of N.Y. hospitals in Albany join forces
The merger of St. Peter's, St. Mary's, Albany Memorial and Samaritan hospitals became official on Saturday. Company officials are scheduled to hold a news conference Monday to discuss the merger.
The deal was announced in 2009 and involves three separate companies: Northeast Health, St. Peter's Health and Seton Health. Seton Health owns St. Mary's in Troy, while Northeast Health owns Albany Memorial and Samaritan in Troy. Together, they're now known as St. Peter's Health Partners.
The merger creates a health operation that employs nearly 12,000 people at more than 125 locations, making the company the largest private employer in the Albany area.
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