Essentia Well being and CommonSpirit Well being introduced Friday the well being techniques have signed a letter of intent for Essentia to amass CommonSpirit-owned services working below the CHI model in North Dakota and Minnesota. In line with a launch from Essentia and Widespread Spirit, the services might be a part of Essentia by the summer time.
The discussions embrace the next Minnesota CHI Well being services: LakeWood Well being in Baudette, St. Francis Well being in Breckenridge, St. Joseph’s Well being Park Rapids and St. Gabriel’s Well being in Little Falls.
North Dakota services embrace: St. Alexius Medical Middle in Bismarck and the St. Alexius branches in Carrington, Devils Lake, Dickinson, Garrison, Turtle Lake and Williston; plus CHI services in Fargo, Lisbon, Valley Metropolis and Oakes, CHI Friendship, and the CHI Dwelling Neighborhood in Riverview.
CommonSpirit Well being is the biggest Catholic well being system in the US, with a presence in 21 states. The system was created in February 2019 and is the second-largest nonprofit hospital chain within the nation.
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