Hackensack Meridian Health and JFK Health Sign Definitive Agreement to Merge

May 2, 2017

Today, the boards of trustees of JFK Health and Hackensack Meridian Health announced that the two not-for-profit health networks signed a definitive agreement to merge. The agreement follows more than five months of due diligence where a thorough review of clinical, regulatory, service, and financial issues occurred. The agreement now undergoes regulatory review with the state Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission. (Note: The press release was distributed over the wire on Tuesday afternoon, resulting in 216 pick-ups and reaching a potential audience of 11,624,266.)

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