Kansas City Star: Saint Luke’s Finalizes Merger Plans with BJC in St. Louis. What Do Patients Need to Know?
Two of Missouri’s biggest healthcare systems will merge in 2024.
Saint Luke’s Health System of Kansas City announced that it will integrate with BJC Health System of St. Louis starting on Jan. 1. The agreement follows a letter of intent signed in May.
BJC President and CEO Richard Liekweg will serve as CEO of the integrated health system. Saint Luke’s CEO, Melinda Estes, said she will retire at the end of the year after delaying her planned 2021 retirement to see Saint Luke’s through the pandemic.
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