From FierceHealthcare oct2020 —
Intermountain Healthcare and Sanford Health announced plans to merge.
Healthcare giant Intermountain and Sanford Health, a leader in rural healthcare, signed a letter of intent to develop a strategic partnership.
“Intermountain and Sanford have a shared vision of the future of healthcare and have the aligned values needed to better serve more communities across the nation,” said Marc Harrison, M.D., president and CEO of Intermountain Healthcare in a statement. “This 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.”