merger http://peoriapublicradio.org en State board approves Kewanee Hospital merger with OSF http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/state-board-approves-kewanee-hospital-merger-osf <p>Kewanee Hospital is joining the OSF Healthcare System in April under a new name. A state review board approved the merger between the two groups. Kewanee Hospital will be re-named OSF Saint Luke Medical Center during a dedication ceremony in the spring. The Kewanee Hospital CEO says the move allows the hospital to better serve its area patients.</p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 22:53:42 +0000 Alex Rusciano 16477 at http://peoriapublicradio.org State board approves Kewanee Hospital merger with OSF State approves Proctor, UnityPoint Health-Methodist merger http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/state-approves-proctor-unitypoint-health-methodist-merger <p>An affiliation agreement between UnityPoint Health-Methodist and Proctor Hospital gets state approval. &nbsp;The Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board approved the deal. &nbsp;That allows both groups to form one health system. &nbsp;The merger follows a failed set of contract talks between OSF Health System and Proctor. &nbsp;More information on the deal is expected later this week.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 21:55:48 +0000 Alex Rusciano 14475 at http://peoriapublicradio.org State approves Proctor, UnityPoint Health-Methodist merger Proctor merging with UnityPoint Health-Methodist http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/proctor-merging-unitypoint-health-methodist <p>Proctor Hospital is preparing to merge its operations with Unity Point Health-Methodist to form one health system. The two groups Monday signed an affiliation agreement. Under the agreement, the Methodist Health Services Corporation will become the sole corporate member of Proctor Health Care Incorporated.</p><div> Mon, 09 Sep 2013 17:59:20 +0000 Denise Molina 11652 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Proctor merging with UnityPoint Health-Methodist OfficeMax asks state for tax breaks http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/officemax-asks-state-tax-breaks <p></p><div>OfficeMax is asking the state of Illinois for tax breaks to keep the company's headquarters in-state after the office supply chain's merger with Office Depot is complete. &nbsp;State Senator Tom Cullerton made his pitch Tuesday during a hearing on the state's pension crisis. He was joined by OfficeMax CEO Ravi Saligram, who says the combined company could be located here or in Florida, where Office Depot is headquartered.</div><p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 20:50:04 +0000 Alex Rusciano & Brian Mackey 7617 at http://peoriapublicradio.org OfficeMax asks state for tax breaks