Golden Valley Memorial Healthcare Acquires Saint Luke’s Primary Care – Clinton
Clinton, Mo. – (Nov. 1, 2019) – Golden Valley Memorial Healthcare (GVMH) has entered into an agreement to acquire the Saint Luke’s Primary Care – Clinton medical office building and related assets. The acquisition is expected to be complete by January 1, 2020.
The acquisition provides GVMH the ability to provide complete continuity of care, strengthen and enhance its services and capabilities, and augments access to primary care for patients.
“When this opportunity presented itself, patients and employees were always our top priorities,” said Craig Thompson, chief executive officer at GVMH. “We are committed to meeting the healthcare needs of our community and this acquisition helps ensure patients will be able to continue to receive care locally. It also retains local jobs and supports economic development for our community. This acquisition will help provide patients access to more local resources and maintain our focus on friendly, compassionate and quality care.”
“Saint Luke’s recognizes the value of people being able to receive care close to home in the community where they work and live,” said Richard D. Rolston, M.D., FAAP, Saint Luke’s Health System senior vice president and Saint Luke’s Physician Group CEO. “We are confident this acquisition will streamline care and best meet the needs of local patients and their families.”
Until the transaction is complete, the primary care clinic will continue to operate as part of Saint Luke’s Physician Group.