The impending merger is being considered to provide a more seamless patient care experience and the continued delivery of high quality health care in the communities we serve.
Under the agreement, Brent Saunders will serve as the Chief Executive Officer of Holzer Consolidated Health Systems and T. Wayne Munro, M.D., in addition to his position of President of Holzer Clinic, will assume the position of interim Chief Operating Officer of Holzer Consolidated Health Systems with responsibility for the overall operations of all related entities. Management and physicians of each organization will work collaboratively to establish best practices for an integrated health system with the intention to be fully merged in 12 to 18 months.
“I think this is a very exciting time for our two organizations. Together we can focus more clearly on the healthcare needs of the communities we serve,” Munro said.
Holzer Health System is a 290 bed hospital system offer a full range of services including emergency medicine, critical care and ambulatory surgery in both Gallipolis and Jackson. Holzer Medical Center is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), and has been designated a Rural Referral Center by the federal government.
Holzer Clinic is a multiple discipline health care system of over 130 board certified physicians providing care in more than thirty areas of expertise. With nine locations throughout southeastern Ohio and western West Virginia, Holzer Clinic is accredited by the Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Health Care.
For a complete list of services or to schedule an appointment, please call 740-446-5411 or visit www.holzerclinic.com.