Clarian Health-Ball Memorial Hospital merger approved
Indianapolis Star, November 21, 2008
Officials have approved a merger between Indianapolis-based Clarian Health and the medical group that owns Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie, IN, and Blackford Community Hospital in Hartford City, IN. Officials have said both hospitals will keep their names and their current services, with Ball Memorial remaining a full-service acute care hospital. The merger will take effect Jan. 1.