Health system merger in the Dakotas could expand services
AP/Chicago Tribune, August 10, 2009
Executives planning a merger of the two largest health systems in the Dakotas say it could mean expanded medical services. Fargo-based MeritCare and Sioux Falls, SD-based Sanford Health hope to compete the merger by the end of the year. The combined network would serve about 2 million people in North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Nebraska, and Iowa.