SSM Health Plans $500M Hospital, Outpatient Care Center

  September 11, 2015

SSM Health is planning to build a $500 million replacement hospital and outpatient care center within the next five years. The new facilities will be located in the immediate vicinity of the current hospital – now known as SSM Health St. Louis University Hospital in Missouri.

SSM Health is beginning an expanded partnership with Saint Louis University. The partnership will include Saint Louis University Hospital joining SSM Health St. Louis. In June, SLU announced it would reacquire the hospital from Tenet Healthcare Corporation and would contribute the facility to SSM Health in exchange for a minority financial interest and governance rights in SSM Health St. Louis. The deal became official Sept.1.

In addition to the planned construction projects, SSM Health will make some immediate capital investments in the current facility to ensure continued exceptional care.

For the past several decades, Saint Louis University’s physician practice, SLUCare Physician Group, and SSM Health, have partnered to provide pediatric and maternal-fetal medicine services to patients at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital and SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital.

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