Salem Health and WVP Health Authority announce acquisition of WVP Medical Group
Salem Health and WVP Health Authority are pleased to announce the purchase of WVP Medical Group by Salem Health to continue providing quality health care for Mid-Willamette valley residents.
Salem, OR Release: November 13, 2019
Salem Health and WVP Health Authority are pleased to announce the purchase of WVP Medical Group by Salem Health to continue providing quality health care for Mid-Willamette valley residents. The acquisition brings six additional primary care clinics within Salem Health Medical Group’s purview:
- WVP Boulder Creek
- WVP Flaming Medical Center
- WVP Keizer Clinic
- WVP Independence-Monmouth Family Medicine
- WVP The Doctors' Clinic
- Dallas Family Medicine
The agreement takes effect immediately.
Over the past several years, WVP Medical Group and Salem Health have collaborated on numerous projects and worked diligently to build relationships and trust between the hospital and independent physicians. This agreement allows both institutions to now build on that coordination.
“Salem Health and WVP Medical Group share many of the same patients and most importantly, a passion for a vibrant, healthy community,” said Dean Andretta, chief financial officer of WVP Health Authority. “This is an excellent opportunity for two strong entities to improve health care for our community.”
Salem Health and WVP Medical Group have many details to work through in the coming months. The primary focus at this time is to ensure a smooth transition for patients, providers and staff.
“The partnership between Salem Health and WVP Medical Group has flourished in recent years,” said Cheryl Wolfe, president and CEO of Salem Health. “Formally joining hands reflects a mutual interest to deepen that coordination for the good of the community.”
About WVP Medical Group
WVP Medical Group, in partnership with the WVP Health Authority and independent community-based providers, has delivered efficient and effective health services to Marion and Polk residents for over 40 years. WVP uses a team-based, family-centered model of care, to fulfill its vision that every person in Marion and Polk has access to primary holistic health care.
About Salem Health
Salem Health offers exceptional care to people in and around Oregon’s Mid-Willamette Valley. It comprises hospitals in Salem and Dallas, a medical group of primary and specialty care providers, plus other affiliated services. Visit us at www.salemhealth.org; “Like” us on www.facebook.com/salemhealth; follow us on Twitter: @salemhealth; and view us at www.youtube.com/salemhealth.
Media contact: Salem Health 24-hour media relations line: 971-718-3157