Trinity Health Completes Acquisition of MercyOne Health System
Iowa’s Access to Convenient, High-Quality Care Is Strengthened by a Unified System
LIVONIA, MICH. (September 1, 2022) — Trinity Health, one of the largest nonprofit Catholic health systems, today announced that the agreement to acquire MercyOne is complete and MercyOne is now a full member of the Trinity Health system, based in Livonia, Michigan. The news follows an announcement in April that Trinity Health has signed an agreement with CommonSpirit Health to acquire all facilities and assets of Iowa-based MercyOne, including home care, hospice and and infusion.
“For nearly 25 years, we have served communities in Iowa. With MercyOne now fully part of Trinity Health, we are a stronger, more unified system that will enhance MercyOne’s ability to serve our patients, colleagues and communities,” said Mike Slubowski, President and CEO of Trinity. Health. “Healthcare providers across the country continue to face unprecedented challenges brought on by the COVID pandemic, but together we are stronger. With our shared history and Catholic mission, we look forward to continuing a legacy of high quality care for generations to come. »
Completion of the acquisition is a long-awaited milestone that marks a shared commitment to ensuring access to healthcare throughout Iowa. As part of Trinity Health, MercyOne will retain its name and brand while enhancing more integrated and unified care in the communities it serves.
“Today’s closing advances MercyOne’s vision to provide a personalized and radically convenient care experience for the people of Iowa and surrounding communities. We are excited to become a full member of the Trinity Health family, which will contribute to our goal of being a more strongly connected health services system,” said Bob Ritz, President and CEO of MercyOne. “We are grateful to CommonSpirit for their support in the transition and for more than 25 years of successful partnership in Iowa. We look forward to further strengthening MercyOne’s mission. »
Since the deal was announced on April 19, plans are underway to complete the integration, including regulatory filings and other steps necessary to finalize the deal. As integration efforts continue, patients can expect to receive the same compassionate care from caregivers they know and trust.