Lahey Clinic, Northeast Health Merger Moves Forward
Under the proposed plans, "essential" services — including obstetrics, pediatrics, cancer, cardiac, senior and behavioral health services — at NHS' Beverly Hospital and Addison Gilbert Hospital in Gloucester, Mass., would be preserved for at least three years and all employees of the system would be kept on for at least one year, according to the report.
Both health systems are still performing due diligence but submitted the documents to begin the merger approval process. The Department of Health, along with the Federal Trade Commission and the Massachusetts Attorney General, must approve the deal before it can be finalized.
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