LEAWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Adventist Health System to Lease and Operate Ransom Memorial Hospital

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Leawood Chamber of Commerce issued the following announcement on Aug. 29.

Adventist Health System, the parent company of Shawnee Mission Health, and 44-bed Ransom Memorial Health in Franklin County, Kansas, have signed a Letter of Intent to affiliate. Adventist Health System will lease and operate Ransom Memorial Hospital and its outpatient entities as part of the agreement. The transaction is expected to be complete by first quarter of 2019 and once official, the facility will join the Mid-America Region of Adventist Health System, making it the third hospital in the regional network.

“We look forward to this next level of partnership with Ransom Memorial Health,” said Sam Huenergardt, president and CEO of the Mid-America Region of Adventist Health System and Shawnee Mission Health. “Together, we will continue to extend the healing ministry of Christ by providing whole-person care to the Ottawa and Franklin County communities.”

“As a community hospital, it was essential that we unite with another community-focused organization to continue providing remarkable care to Franklin County and the surrounding areas,” said Matt Heyn, president and CEO of Ransom Memorial Health. “We’ve partnered with Shawnee Mission Health for the last few years regionally, and their commitment to quality with the support and resources of a national health system is what will allow us to continue improving the health of our communities.”

The affiliation of Ransom Memorial Health includes the hospital located at 1301 S. Main Street, in Ottawa, Kansas, as well as outpatient locations and clinics.

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Morgan Shandler


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