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Memorial Hospital, UnityPoint Health®, Quincy Medical Group Announce Plans to Collaborate on Regional Services

3/30/2017

Leaders at Memorial Hospital (MH), UnityPoint Health® and Quincy Medical Group (QMG) are
pleased to announce that a non-binding agreement has been signed to explore the potential creation of a closer working relationship. The parties share a commitment to high quality standards while offering exceptional patient experience andlook forward to further discussions about a potential relationship.

“The Memorial Hospital Board and Administrative Team have been evaluating the long term needs of our organization for several years as we strive to position ourselves to ensure the sustainability of healthcare in this region. A closer working relationship with UnityPoint Health and Quincy Medical Group will allow us to expand and strengthen the services we provide,” said Ada Bair, CEO of Memorial Hospital.

“We are excited to work with Memorial Hospital and further develop our relationship with Quincy Medical Group. We have a great deal of respect for the long tradition of care they have in the community,” said Kevin Vermeer, President & CEO of UnityPoint Health. “With the changing direction of health care, it is increasingly important for organizations and systems to collaborate and find innovative ways to continue to provide quality, affordable health care.”

“In 2012 when Quincy Medical Group affiliated with UnityPoint Health, it was clear that UnityPoint Health was leading the way for local physician-led health care,” said Carol Brockmiller, CEO of Quincy Medical Group. “We are pleased to join this trifecta as it provides a great synergy between Illinois and Iowa health care services. QMG and MH have been working together for some time to serve patients in the region and we are looking forward to developing an even more productive relationship. The three organizations have the shared vision of high quality, affordable healthcare at a local level.”

Formal discussions will start immediately. All parties will work to complete