Henry Ford Health and Beaumont Health Systems Issue Surprise Merger Announcement to Create a Single $6.4 Billion System
Once completed, this merger would bring two nationally- respected departments of pathology and clinical laboratory into the combined health system
Two of the nation’s most prominent academic departments of pathology and clinical laboratory medicine will become part of a single “super-health system” if a just-announced plan to merge takes place. In Detroit on Wednesday, it was announced that Henry Ford Health System and Beaumont Health System had each signed a letter of intent to merge.
CEO Nancy Schlichting of Henry Ford Health System and CEO Gene Michalski, of Beaumont Health System discussed the plan to merge their health systems at a press conference on Wednesday, October 31. The deal is subject to further discussions and due diligence. No target date for completion of the merger was provided. (more…)