St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport has signed a definitive agreement with Hartford HealthCare (HHC) for HHC to acquire substantially all of the assets of St. Vincent’s and its related operations. The transaction is subject to required governmental approvals. St. Vincent’s, with more than 3,200 associates, includes a licensed 473-bed community teaching hospital, a 76-bed inpatient psychiatric facility in Westport, a large multispecialty provider group, and St. Vincent’s Special Needs Services. St. Vincent’s is part of Ascension, the nation’s largest nonprofit health system.
“We are delighted to have reached an agreement whereby St. Vincent’s associates, physicians and volunteers will continue to provide safe, high-quality, and accessible healthcare to the Bridgeport and Fairfield County communities,” said Patricia A. Maryland, Dr.PH, executive vice president of Ascension and president and chief executive officer of Ascension Healthcare.