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Owner Of Southwest General Hospital Entering Into Merger

Wendy Rigby
Texas Public Radio
This is part of a huge mural in the lobby of San Antonio's Southwest General Hospital.

The healthcare company that runs San Antonio’s Southwest General Hospital is entering into a merger agreement to merge with another company.

Iasis Healthcare owns the the San Antonio hospital and 17 others.

The merger with Steward Health Care will create one of the largest private for-profit hospital operators in the U.S.

Credit Steward Health Care
Stewart Health Care and Iasis Healthcare are merging.


Southwest General will become one of that company’s 36 hospitals in ten states as part of Steward.

The merger will take place in the third quarter of this year.

Credit Southwest General Hospital
The company that owns San Antonio's Southwest General Hospital is merging with another company to become one of the largest private for-profit hospital systems in the country.