Clarion Healthcare System (CHS) and Butler Health System (BHS) are pleased
to announce that on Wednesday, November 20, notice of regulatory approval
to integrate CHS and its affiliates, including Clarion Hospital, into
Butler Health System, was received by both organizations. The formal integration
of CHS as a subsidiary of BHS begins December 1, 2019.
In July of 2019 Butler Health System (BHS) and Clarion Health System (CHS)
submitted a signed and executed definitive agreement to regulatory authorities
for review and approval. These authorities included without limitation
the PA Office of Attorney General and Department of Health. Through combined
efforts, BHS and CHS will continue to assure and solidify healthcare in
their communities, providing high quality, accessible, and affordable
services. With BHS, CHS looks forward to strategic investments in new
programs, services and technology, all of which are important to keeping
quality care close to home.
About Clarion Healthcare System, Inc.
Clarion Healthcare System (CHS) is composed of four affiliates: Clarion
Hospital, Health Services of Clarion, Inc., Clarion Development Corporation,
Inc., and Clarion Hospital Foundation, all located in Clarion Pennsylvania.
Clarion Hospital is a licensed 67-bed community hospital and provides
24-hour emergency department, and includes an eight bed inpatient rehab
center, women’s health and birthing services, advanced wound healing
hyperbaric center, sleep lab, ICU and a Cancer Center offering chemotherapy
and radiation therapy.
About Butler Health System
Butler Health System (BHS), located in Butler, Pennsylvania, is the parent
of Butler Memorial Hospital, its affiliates, and a number of subsidiaries.
Butler Memorial hospital is a 326-bed acute-care facility with a broad
range of surgical, medical, emergency, and psychiatric services. Butler
Health System employs 200 physicians and advanced providers through Butler
Medical Providers. BHS includes 72 outpatient locations across eight counties
in Western Pennsylvania. BHS employs more than 2500 people. In 2018, Butler
Memorial Hospital was named a “100Top Hospitals in the United States”
by IBM Watson Health, and one of the top cardiac surgery programs in the
country by U.S. News & World Report. Butler Health System has a number
of partnerships throughout Western Pennsylvania. Examples include Bridges
Health Partners, Benbrook Ambulatory Surgery Center, UPMC Cancer Center,
Concordia Visiting Nurses and Good Samaritan Hospice, and LIFE Butler
County/Lutheran Senior Services.