Aria Health System Looking to Merge

The Philadelphia Business Journal reported that Aria is looking for a partner in a potential merger.  How this will affect Frankford is unknown but they are a major employer player in the community.

“Aria Health officials are engaged in a process to explore a possible strategic partnership with another hospital, health system or hospital company. With the sweeping changes in the healthcare industry, nationally and in the Philadelphia region, the Aria Health Board of Directors believes it is our responsibility to explore all options to enhance our services and better meet the future needs of the communities we serve. We’ll base any potential partnership decision, first and foremost, on what’s best for patients, what will further our mission and ensure we can continue to serve the community as we have for more than a century…

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