The Boards of Directors of both Monongahela Valley Hospital and Penn Highlands Healthcare have signed a Definitive Agreement between the two entities that would integrate Monongahela Valley Hospital into the Penn Highlands Healthcare system.
The Monongahela Valley Hospital Board of Directors determined that Penn Highlands Healthcare would be a perfect long-term partner to meet the healthcare needs of the area.
The affiliation with Penn Highlands Healthcare, anticipated to take effect in the fall of 2021, is designed to strengthen the delivery of healthcare services in the community.
The signing of the Definitive Agreement means that Monongahela Valley Hospital and Penn Highlands Healthcare have agreed to the terms and conditions of a prospective affiliation. Throughout the next several months, both parties will engage in additional due diligence, research and discussions to facilitate a smooth integration of Monongahela Valley Hospital into Penn Highlands Healthcare once regulatory approval of the affiliation is secured.