2014-07-29 Ascension Signs Letter of Intent to Sell 2 Missouri Hospitals to Prime Healthcare Services
Ascension reports that Carondelet Health, of Ascension, has signed a letter of intent with Prime Healthcare Services Inc. for the acquisition of the majority of the facilities of Carondelet Health. This acquisition will include St. Joseph Medical Center of Kansas City and St. Mary’s Medical Center in Blue Springs, MO. St. Joseph Medical Center and St. Mary’s Medical Center have a combined 450 beds and 300 physicians on staff.
The three Carondelet long-term facilities Carondelet Manor, Villa Saint Joseph, and St. Mary’s Manor, however, will remain part of Ascension.