The St. John Health System in Tulsa is now a part of Ascension Health. In a news release, St. John made the announcement Monday.
"St. John is pleased to officially become part of the Ascension Health family. We believe this relationship will support and enhance St. John's long-standing commitment to high-quality healthcare and service to the communities we serve," said David Pynn, St. John Health System president and chief executive officer. "This affiliation links St. John and the two other health systems joining Ascension Health to an innovative organization with a like-minded commitment to our mission, a culture of safety, as well as a focus on providing person-centered care."
St. John Health System has eight hospitals in northeast Oklahoma and southeast Kansas.
Ascension Health, based in St. Louis, Missouri is the largest Catholic and largest nonprofit health system in the nation.