Saint Anthony’s Health Center and Saint Clare’s Hospital in Alton, IL officially became part of OSF Healthcare System on November 1 and their new names are OSF Saint Anthony’s Health Center and OSF Saint Clare’s Hospital. To celebrate this historic day there was a Mass at 11 a.m. today in the chapel at OSF Saint Anthony’s.
A program followed Mass with these guest speakers: Mother M. Maximilia, FSGM, Health System Chairman; Sister Judith Ann Duvall, O.S.F., Chairperson, OSF Healthcare System; Kevin Schoeplein, CEO, OSF Healthcare System; Dr. Piephoff, Chief of Medical Staff, OSF Saint Anthony’s Health Center; Terry Dooling, Board Member, OSF Saint Anthony’s Health Center and Ajay Pathak, President, OSF Saint Anthony’s Health Center.
OSF HealthCare announced earlier this year on March 17 that Saint Anthony’s Health System signed a Letter of Intent to affiliate with OSF Healthcare System. Since then approvals to proceed were garnered from the Vatican and the Illinois Health Facilities & Services Review Board.