BJC HealthCare has merged with Saint Luke's Health System
CHICAGO – January 10TH, 2024 – BJC Health System of St. Louis (“BJC”) and Saint Luke's Health System of Kansas City (“Saint Luke’s”) have merged to combine as an integrated, academic and patient-centric Missouri-based health system. The transaction closed on January 1, 2024.
As a combined system of approximately $10 billion in revenue with 28 hospitals and hundreds of clinics and service centers, BJC and Saint Luke’s will extend their shared commitment to deliver high-quality, affordable patient care to the communities they serve across Missouri, southern Illinois and eastern Kansas.
“Kaufman Hall was a key partner in every step of the transaction process as the facilitated transaction advisor for BJC and Saint Luke’s. Their strategic guidance was essential to achieving our shared goals, building the business case, and laying the foundation to elevate healthcare for our patients.” – Rich Liekweg, CEO, BJC Health System
Kaufman Hall served as the exclusive strategic, financial, and transaction advisor to BJC and Saint Luke’s.