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Decatur Memorial Hospital Tentatively Set To Merge In October

Two hospitals will possibly be merging in October to help reach a common goal of helping citizens with better health care. Memorial Health System is set to merge with Decatur Memorial Hospital.  This will become the second largest hospital in the Springfield Memorial Health System.  This merger is set to take place October 1st. President and CEO of Memorial Health System, Ed Curtis says that this merger will help enhance the community and bring it better health care. 


Curtis says that there will be no layoffs or restructuring of current employees reiterating that this is a partnership and by

working together can help lower administrative costs.



For more information on the merger contact Decatur Memorial Hospital where CEO Tim Stone would be happy to answer any questions you may have. 

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