December 27, 2012 – Six-hospital Daughters of Charity Health System, Los Altos Hills, Calif., has formally agreed to become part of Ascension Health, St. Louis. The deal gives Ascension a presence in the Golden State as not-for-profit systems continue to look for ways to grow throughout the country. Terms of the affiliation agreement between the two Catholic groups weren’t disclosed. DCHS and Ascension Health Alliance—the parent of Ascension Health—announced in March that they had signed a memorandum of understanding putting DCHS on the road to joining Ascension.
Link to Full Article: http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20121227/NEWS/312279950/
Link to Ascension Press Release: http://www.ascensionhealth.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=section&layout=blog&id=15