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Thursday, October 11, 2012 - South Jersey Healthcare and Underwood Memorial Hospital Merger Update

On Wednesday, October 10, Eileen Cardile, president and  CEO of Underwood-Memorial Hospital, and Chet Kaletkowski, president and CEO of South Jersey Healthcare, announced that the Superior Court of New Jersey approved the merger agreement between the two organizations. They can now move to closing, the final step of the process, which is anticipated to take place on November 1. In the following months, our organizations can begin collaborating to explore new growth opportunities for serving our communities as one of the largest health care providers in the region.

SJH is a nonprofit, integrated health care system, providing access to a continuum of health services. SJH provides hospital services, numerous community health clinics, home health services, and specialty services, which serve the medical and health care needs of Southern New Jersey residents.