May 1, 2017

Steward Health Care Completes Acquisition of Three Hospitals in Ohio

Steward Formally Acquires Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital, Northside Medical Center, and Trumbull Memorial Hospital

Boston, MA – Steward Health Care System (“Steward”) has completed a previously announced acquisition of eight community hospitals formerly affiliated with Community Health Systems (“CHS”), including three hospitals in Ohio. Steward Health Care System’s network now includes 18 community hospitals across Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Florida. The eight acquired CHS hospitals are:


  • Northside Medical Center in Youngstown
  • Trumbull Memorial Hospital in Warren
  • Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital in Warren


  • Sharon Regional Health System in Sharon
  • Easton Hospital in Easton


  • Wuesthoff Medical Center in Melbourne
  • Wuesthoff Medical Center in Rockledge
  • Sebastian River Medical Center in Sebastian

“As we expand our integrated, community based health care model to new regions, we look forward to ensuring the highest level of care for our new patients,” said Dr. Mark Girard, President of Steward Health Care Network. “We are proud to welcome the patients, employees, and physicians in these communities to the Steward family.”

Over the past seven years, Steward has established a nationally recognized track record of quality and safety through its physician-led, community-based delivery system that provides high quality local health care to patients. 

The acquisition of the eight facilities formerly owned by CHS increases Steward’s footprint to 18 hospitals nationally, with 23,000 employees, and more than 3,000 physicians. The transaction complied with normal regulatory approvals and adherence to closing conditions.

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Steward Health Care is a fully integrated national health care services organization committed to providing the highest quality of care in the communities where our patients live. Steward owns and operates 18 community hospitals across four states, serves over 800 communities, and has more than 23,000 employees. The Steward network includes more than 25 urgent care centers, 42 preferred skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health offerings, and more than 3,700 beds under management.

The innovative, community-based Steward Health Care Network includes more than 3,500 physicians who care for approximately 2 million patients annually. Steward Medical Group, the company’s employed physician group, provides more than 1 million patient encounters per year and manages Steward Home Care and Hospice with 300,000 and 35,000 patient encounters respectively. Steward’s unique health care service delivery model leverages technology and care coordination to keep patients healthier and in the community. Steward is recognized as one of the nation’s leading accountable care organizations. Steward hospitals have received the country’s top awards for quality and safety.

The Steward Hospital Group is comprised of: Sebastian River Medical Center (Sebastian, FL), Wuesthoff Medical Center (Melbourne, FL), Wuesthoff Medical Center (Rockledge, FL), Carney Hospital (Dorchester, MA), Good Samaritan Medical Center (Brockton, MA), Holy Family Hospital (Haverhill, MA and Methuen, MA), Morton Hospital (Taunton, MA), Nashoba Valley Medical Center (Ayer, MA), New England Sinai Hospital (Stoughton, MA), Norwood Hospital (Norwood, MA), Saint Anne’s Hospital (Fall River, MA), St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center (Brighton, MA), Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital (Warren, OH), Northside Medical Center (Youngstown, OH), Trumbull Memorial Hospital (Warren, OH), Easton Hospital (Easton, PA) and Sharon Regional Health System (Sharon, PA).  

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