Birmingham’s Baptist hospitals, Brookwood hospital announce merger

BIRMINGHAM (Jennifer Davis Rash) — The four hospitals that make up Baptist Health System (BHS) are officially set to merge with Brookwood Medical Center in Birmingham to become a new hospital system.

The definitive agreements were signed late yesterday and will include all health care-related businesses owned by both groups.

BHS president and chief executive officer Keith Parrott will become CEO of the new hospital system and anticipates the hospitals will begin operating as one company in September, after receiving necessary regulatory approvals.

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