Becker's Healthcare October 27, 2020
Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Healthcare announced plans to merge with Sioux Falls, S.D.-based Sanford Health this week with increased telehealth and digital services as a key aspect of the pending deal.
“The merger enables our organizations to move more quickly to further implement value-based strategies and realize economies of scale. Through coordinated care, increased use of telehealth and digital health services, we will make healthcare more affordable for our communities,” Marc Harrison, MD, president and CEO of Intermountain, said in an Oct. 26 news release.
The combined organization would comprise 70 hospitals and 435 clinics in seven states, with many of the locations in...