Beacon Health System has completed its acquisition of Three Rivers Health.
The 60-bed facility becomes the eighth hospital for Beacon and the first in the state of Michigan.
Three Rivers Health has been serving St. Joseph and Kalamazoo counties with the one hospital and 16 clinics. It employs more than 500 associates and offers inpatient and outpatient services, including emergency care, inpatient rehab, orthopedics and women’s health.
Beacon has committed to investing more than $20 million during the next five years to improve and grow its facilities.
More about the acquisition is below:
Beacon Health System and Three Rivers Health officials today announced that they have finalized an agreement for the 60-bed acute care facility to become the eighth hospital in the non-profit Beacon Health System and the first in the state of Michigan.
For more than a century, Three Rivers Health has been serving St. Joseph and Kalamazoo counties, as well as surrounding communities in southern Michigan. Three Rivers Health operates one hospital and 16 clinics, employs about 550 associates and offers a variety of inpatient and outpatient services, including emergency care, inpatient rehabilitation center, orthopedics and women’s health. Three Rivers Health also operates HealthTRAC fitness center at its South Health Parkway campus.
Under the agreement, Beacon Health System has committed to investing more than $20 million during the next five years at Three Rivers Health to improve its facilities and to facilitate growth. Both Beacon Health System and Three Rivers Health share a commitment to providing clinical excellence and outstanding care close to home with local decision making and governance.
“After a long process of determining the best route for the future of Three Rivers Health, we could not be more excited to partner with Beacon Health System,” said Dave Shannon, President and CEO of Three Rivers Health. “Our organization’s values, beliefs and cultures are very much aligned. Having the support of a larger health system also allows us to operate more efficiently and will better equip us to serve our patient’s needs. We look forward to the possibilities of enhancing Three Rivers Health and the additional services that we will be able to offer our communities as the product of this partnership.”
This partnership expands patient access to the 1,100 Beacon Health System physicians, providers and specialists who offer clinical expertise in trauma, orthopedics, heart, vascular and cancer care.
“We are extremely proud to partner with Three Rivers Health, an organization that shares our vision, values and unwavering commitment to providing high quality, compassionate care to members of our communities,” said Kreg Gruber, CEO of Beacon Health System. “This partnership allows us to expand services in Michigan and offer patients more convenient access to care, closer to where they live. Working together, our collective teams will continue growing and strengthening healthcare services in the region for many years to come.”