Geisinger, Holy Spirit Health System Explore Affiliation

Geisinger Health System has signed a letter of intent to explore an affiliation with Holy Spirit Health System, a 290-bed hospital in Camp Hill, Pa. The due diligence and approval process is expected to take six to nine months, the organizations said.

In a statement, Holy Spirit Health expressed that Geisinger shares “many of Holy Spirit’s core values and a common mission of excellent patient care and community service.” Geisinger has made a number of contractual agreements in recent years, acquiring Community Medical Center, a 232-bed hospital in Scranton, Pa., and Bloomsburg Health System, a 72-bed hospital in Bloomsburg, Pa.