Sun. Apr 2nd, 2023

Flagler Well being+ on Thursday introduced it plans to grow to be part of UF Well being later this 12 months.

Flagler Well being+ and UF Well being, the College of Florida’s tutorial well being middle, stated they’ve entered into “an unique, non-binding letter of intent to develop plans to rework well being care supply within the area.”

“The transfer comes within the wake of the latest determination by Flagler Well being+ to discover becoming a member of a like-minded well being system to boost native well being care providers and increase entry to care locally,” reads a information launch from Flagler Well being+.

Flagler Well being+ stated it explored choices from well being care organizations nationwide, with a selected deal with the continued enhancement of high quality and affected person satisfaction, supporting key community-focused service strains, enhancing Flagler Well being+’s potential to supply high-quality well being care providers to underserved populations, strengthening recruitment and retention of group members, including know-how sources and experience, and enhancing entry to capital to help future investments.

“The Flagler Well being+ Board of Trustees and management group chosen UF Well being as a result of the nationally famend well being system affords the strengths of a high 5 public analysis establishment coupled with progressive, high-quality, modern care that may profit the residents of Flagler, St. Johns, Putnam, Clay and Duval counties,” the information launch states.

As for what this implies for the group, Flagler Well being+ stated it and UF Well being will start a proper due diligence interval to totally decide the main points of a remaining settlement. A remaining determination is predicted later this 12 months.

In accordance with Flagler Well being +, the method is not going to affect every day operations. Flagler Well being+ stated that its precedence continues to be to supply care to sufferers and that sufferers can proceed to see their present medical doctors and entry the providers they all the time have.

Go to FlaglerHealthForward.org to be taught extra, evaluate often requested questions or submit a query.

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