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Mar 16, 2018
The deal is expected to be finalized in the third quarter of 2018. "This is an exciting milestone not only for Mercy Health and Prima, but for the communities we mutually serve," Donald Kline, CEO of Mercy Health-Youngstown, said in a news release. "We're confident that our shared commitment to caring for our communities will enable us to come together to offer the highest-quality healthcare and the most extensive provider options to the Mahoning Valley." Prima Health Care boasts 30 primary care and seven specialty physicians and advanced practice providers, according to the release. Prima Health Care treats patients in southern Mahoning and Columbiana counties with offices in Boardman, Columbiana and Salem. In the coming months, the organizations will conduct transition planning and complete the credentialing process for Prima providers. "Dedicated, compassionate providers are essential to improving the health status of our communities," Steven DeMaiolo, CEO of Prima, said in a prepared statement. "Becoming a part of Mercy Health will give our providers — and our patients — access to a full continuum of care and more significant health resources, including highly specialized acute care and advanced technologies." MORNING ROUNDUP Business headlines from Crain's Cleveland Business and other Ohio newspapers — delivered FREE to your inbox every morning. Sign up for the Morning Newsletter.