Friday, January 6, 2012
Client News: Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare and Saint Joseph Health System Merge to Form Kentucky's Largest Health System
[Source: Press Release - Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare]
(LOUISVILLE, KY) Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare and Saint Joseph Health System today announced a merger of the two organizations forming KentuckyOne Health. KentuckyOne Health, the state’s largest health system, was effective retroactively to January 1, 2012. Ruth W. Brinkley, FACHE, has been named president and chief executive officer of the new organization. She is a nationally recognized health care leader and former executive at Ascension Health and Catholic Health Initiatives.