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Ingalls Hospital merger with UChicago Medicine is announced

After more than 10 months of negotiations, Ingalls Memorial Hospital has become part of the UChicago Medicine brand with its merger with the University of Chicago Medicine.

The hospital, based in Harvey, has five outpatient centers, including its Family Care Center in Flossmoor.

The merger was announced Tuesday, Oct. 4.

“This partnership underscores our shared values in quality, innovation, superior outcomes and commitment to the communities we serve,” said Kurt E. Johnson, Ingalls Hospital’s president and chief executive.

“It will enable Ingalls to continue to reinvest in our existing clinical . . .

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