May 30, 2019

Memorial Health System and Decatur Memorial Hospital Agree to Affiliate

Memorial Health System, based in Springfield, IL, has entered an affiliation agreement with Decatur Memorial Hospital of Decatur, Illinois.  The affiliation agreement, approved by the boards of both entities, is scheduled to become effective on October 1, 2019, pending necessary regulatory approval.  Memorial Health System currently includes 7,000+ staff members and 900 partnering physicians.  Decatur Memorial Hospital, with over 2,300 employees and 300 medical staff, is a 300-bed community hospital designated as a Level 2 Trauma Center and will become the fifth hospital in the Memorial Health System joining Memorial Medical Center, Passavant Area Hospital, Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, and Taylorville Memorial Hospital.