St. Mary’s Health System and Physicians’ Health Group, LLC, recently announced a partnership between the two healthcare entities, making the 17 physicians and their staffs employees of St. Mary’s effective December 31, 2007.
“We are very pleased to welcome these physicians and their staffs to our system of skilled healthcare professionals,” said Tim Flesch, CEO and president of St. Mary’s. “This partnership enhances the ability of both St. Mary’s and Physicians’ Health Group to provide the best possible patient-centered care.”
John Polin, MD, Chairman of Physicians’ Health Group, said, “The physicians and staff of PHG feel that this strengthening of their long established relationship with St. Mary’s Health System will promote the continued provision of personal, high quality healthcare services to the community.”
It will remain business as usual for the physicians, their staffs and their patients. There are no immediate changes planned for the physicians’ practices, which encompass eight office locations in Evansville, Newburgh and Haubstadt and diagnostic lab and x-ray in Evansville.