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2014-02-28 – Providence Completes Acquisition of Saint John’s Health Center

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Following approval by church and state officials, Providence Health & Services will assume sponsorship of Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica from the SCL Health System. The agreement also includes the John Wayne Cancer Institute.

Founded in 1942 by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, Saint John’s will be renamed Providence Saint John’s Health Center and will become the sixth Providence hospital in the Los Angeles Area and the 33rd in the five Western states served by Renton, Washington-based Providence Health & Services.

March 11, 2014