Jefferson Regional Medical Center
Crystal City, Mo (KSDK) - Jefferson Regional Medical Center plans to join the Mercy organization after the two groups signed a letter of intent.
An exact timetable for the partnership to be complete is still in the works, but it is estimated to take between four and six months.
The terms of the letter of intent include an investment from Mercy, which will be used by Jefferson Regional to establish a new community foundation to support healthcare and social needs in the community. Terms also include Mercy's commitment to significant capital improvements in upgraded and expanded facilities, program enhancements at Jefferson Regional, a commitment to work with the medical staff, and Jefferson Regional representation on the Mercy East Missouri region board.
Jefferson Regional Medical Center is located in Crystal City, about 35 miles southwest of St. Louis.